Eighth Blackbird Aviary

Phoenix ($25,000 and above)

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

Falcon ($10,000 -24,999)

Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Anonymous*
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Russ Irwin* 
The National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works*

Ibis ($5,000 – 9,999)

Amphion Foundation, Inc.
Paul M. Angell Family Fund
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events: CityArts
Chicago Park District: Night Out in the Parks
The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation

Kingfisher ($2,500 – 4,999)

Alison M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
Tremaine Atkinson
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.++
Nancy Fishman
Jennifer and Jamie Rubin**
Helen and Justus Schlichting
Marley Blue Lewis and Yevgeny Vilensky

Blackbird ($1,000 – 2,499)

BMI Foundation
Katherine Bensen
Darren S. Cahr
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
Nancy Church and Charlie Jett
Neil Cohen**
Elisa Gordon and Christopher Cronin**
Liese Dallbauman

Yayoi and Steve Everett
Mary and Christopher Joyce
Julian Family Foundation
Daniel Lewis
Jane and Tom Morris
Mary Murphy and Peter Taub**  
Drs. Anne and Dennis Wentz

Cardinal ($500 – 999)

Katherine Abbott and Jerry Szatan
Brenda and Harry Gottlieb
Jennifer Higdon*
OneMain++
Peter Nicholson
Bruce Oltman
James Tocco

Goldfinch ($250-499)

Anonymous
Mary Paquette-Abt and Jeffrey Abt
Betsy Aubrey and E. Steve Lichtenberg
John Bierbusse
Simon Chang

Paul Dellevigne
Helen Jameson and Eric Brehmer
Bonnie McGrath
Sandra McNaughton
Sarah Mirkin

Starling ($100 – 249)

Elbina Batala Rafizadeh
Dr. Chen Yi & Dr. Zhou Long
Jim Frohna
Deirdre Harrison
Carl Johnson
Ken Krehbiel
Denise McAvey

Patrice Michaels and Jim Ginsburg
Janine Mileaf
Trinita Logue
D. Elizabeth Price
Penelope and Toby Sachs
Kathryn Stuart

Hummingbird (Up to $99)

Amazon Smile
Peri Arnold
Brandon Barton
Sarah Bendix
Benevity Community Impact Fund++
David Erdman
Joshua Horing
Nathalie Joachim**
Rochelle Jones
Molly Joyce
Lisa Kaplan**
Yvonne Lam**

Pascal LeBeouf
Melynda Lopin
Michael Maccaferri**
Ned McGowen
Justin Peters
Nicholas Photinos**
John Pippen
Ellen Primack
Claire Rice
David Schober
Jennifer Shaw
Larry Shiff

*Blackbird Creative Lab donor
** Board member
+In kind contribution
++Corporate match

Alice M. Ditson Fund


This list reflects gifts from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Every effort was made to ensure the accuracy of this list.
If you notice an error, please accept our apology and contact
Deirdre Harrison, deirdre.harrison@eighthblackbird.org