Eighth Blackbird Aviary

Support July 1, 2019 and January 15, 2020.

Phoenix ($25,000 and above)

John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at The Prince Charitable Trusts

Falcon ($10,000 -24,999)

  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • Judith Duvall
  • Illinois Arts Council Agency
  • Russ Irwin

Ibis ($5,000 – 9,999)

  • City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events: CityArts
  • Laura Milani
  • The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation

Kingfisher ($2,500 – 4,999)

  • Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
  • Tremaine Atkinson*
  • Richard Replin and Elissa Goldstein
  • Helen and Justus Schlichting
  • Marley Blue Lewis and Yevgeny Vilensky

Blackbird ($1,000 – 2,499)

  • BMI Foundation
  • Nancy Church* and Charlie Jett
  • Bryce Dessner*
  • Liese Dallbauman and Randall Snurr
  • Matt Hammer*

  • Julian Family Foundation
  • Thomas W. Morris
  • Jennifer and Jamie Rubin*
  • Lisa Keung and Tony Scott-Green*
  • Mary Murphy and Peter Taub*

Cardinal ($500 – 999)

  • An anonymous donor advised fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
  • Katherine Abbott and Jerry Saltzan
  • John Bierbusse
  • Jennifer Higdon
  • Jan Lewis
  • Kathleen Panoff
  • Drs. Anne and Dennis Wentz

Goldfinch ($250-499)

  • Anonymous
  • Betsy Aubrey and E. Steve Lichtenberg
  • Paul Dellevigne
  • Judy Feldman

  • Ann Hamilton
  • Stan Harrison
  • Sandra McNaughton
  • Sarah Mirkin
  • Julia Muccillo and Matt Pollack

Starling ($100 – 249)

  • CH Distillery
  • Anonymous, in honor of Jane Heron
  • Yi Chen and Zhou Long
  • Gavin Chuck
  • Elaine Fishman
  • Beye Fyfe
  • Mary and Peter Hess
  • Helen Jameson and Eric Brehmer
  • Hans Jorgen Jensen and Fumiko Tokunaga Jensen
  • Lorraine and Ken Kaplan
  • Betty and John Kay
  • Ken Krehbiel
  • Trinita Logue
  • Ed Malone and Christina Entner
  • David Mancuso
  • Patrice Michaels and Jim Ginsburg
  • Janine Mileaf

  • Donald Nally and Steven Hyder
  • Susan Noel
  • Jennie Oh Brown
  • Corey Okada
  • Mary Paquette-Abt and Jeffrey Abt
  • Arnold Portner
  • D. Elizabeth Price
  • Elbinah Batala Rafizadeh 
  • JR Schap
  • Larry Shiff
  • Deborah Steinglass
  • Jude Stewart
  • Judith Stockdale and Jonathan Boyer 
  • Leah Williams
  • Cynthia Winter and Nicholas Weingarten
  • Jocelyn Zelasko

Hummingbird (Up to $99)

  • Amazon Smile
  • Andy Akiho
  • Zhei Wei An
  • Andrew Bernstein
  • Hannah Boissonneault
  • Minna Rose Chung
  • Neil Cohen
  • Barbara Cooper and William Nikola
  • Viet Cuong
  • Eun Dietmyer
  • Matthew Duvall*
  • Luke Ellard
  • Kathy Geisler
  • Deirdre Harrison
  • Andrea Healy Moore
  • Steven Jones
  • Molly Joyce
  • Lisa Kaplan

  • Sarah Kirkland Snyder
  • Joel Love
  • Adam Marks
  • Matt McCabe
  • Judy McDonald
  • Ned McGowan
  • Clyde Owan
  • John Pippen
  • Nicole Radshaw
  • Suzanne Russo
  • Ellen Sayles
  • David Schober
  • Daniel Schlosberg
  • Jennifer Shaw
  • Nina Shekhar
  • Shauna Sutherland
  • Bonnie Wright
  • Xuan
  • Pamela Z

Please notify us of any error in this listing: admin@eighthblackbird.org.


* Board member
+In kind contribution
++Corporate match

Alice M. Ditson Fund


This list reflects gifts from July 1, 2019 to the present.
Every effort was made to ensure the accuracy of this list.
If you notice an error, please accept our apology and contact
Lisa Kaplan, lisa.kaplan@eighthblackbird.org