Former Principal Dancer Martha Chamberlain and Principal Dancer Francis Veyette | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Corporate Giving

Corporations that partner with Pennsylvania Ballet are aligning themselves with a world-class organization that serves 100,000 audience members each year as well as 10,000 local youth through its Accent on Dance outreach and education program. There are a number of ways that a corporation can support Pennsylvania Ballet including:

  • Corporate Council

    By becoming a member of Pennsylvania Ballet's Corporate Council, a company and its employees will receive a host of distinctive entertainment and recognition benefits such as:

    • Premium tickets to Pennsylvania Ballet performances
    • Promotional opportunities including a listing on the Ballet’s website and in Playbill
    • For employees, a 10% discount on additional tickets
    • Invitation to receive a VIP backstage tour

    To find out how your company or organization can partner with Pennsylvania Ballet and join the Corporate Council this season, please contact Amanda Varone, Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships at 215-587-6943 or avarone@paballet.org.


    CORPORATE COUNCIL

    Visionary
    $50,000 and above
    Cigna
    First Niagara Bank
    The Sporting Club at the Bellevue*


    Innovator
    $25,000 to $49,999
    Fred Alger Management, Inc.
    Bank of America
    Bartash Printing, Inc.*
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel*
    PECO
    Pepper Hamilton LLP*
    Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Research Services, Inc.
    Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
    US Airways*

    Benefactor
    $15,000 to $24,999
    Blank Rome LLP*
    Cigna Foundation
    Comcast Foundation
    Wells Fargo Foundation

    Leader
    $10,000 to $14,999
    The ARAMARK Charitable Fund
         at the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
    GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
    Capezio/Ballet Makers, Inc*
    IBM
    Lincoln Financial Foundation
    Pfizer, Inc. Foundation
    PNC

    Partner
    $5,000 to $9,999
    Ainsliewear Designs*
    BNY Mellon
    CT Partners
    Deloitte
    Deluxe Corporation
    Diversified Search
    FMC
    Glenmede
    Goldman Sachs
    Heidrick & Struggles
    McKinsey & Company
    Morgan Lewis & Bockiun LLP
    The Philadelphia Contributionship
    Right Management
    Southco, Inc.
    Towers Watson
    Xerox Corporation

    Pacesetter
    $2,500 to $4,999
    McElwee & Quinn
    Morgan Stanley Foundation
    UHS of Fairmont, Inc.

    Member
    $1,000 to $2,499
    Banister International
    Cozen O’Connor
    Enterprise Holdings Foundation
    Kelly Hospitality
    Neiman Marcus
    SEI Private Wealth Management
    Siemens Caring Hands Foundation
    Wakefield Talabisco International, Inc.


    We offer heartfelt thanks to the many generous corporate supporters that made gifts of under $1,000.

    *All or part of gift is in-kind

    List complete as of September 1, 2013.

     

  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    Pennsylvania Ballet Corporate Sponsors are leaders in building a stronger community through their support of the performing arts. Working one-on-one with corporate entities, Pennsylvania Ballet tailors sponsorships to meet the promotional and entertainment needs of corporations of all sizes. Sponsorships are available for single performances, performance series, as well as touring engagements. Corporate Sponsors receive distinctive opportunities to entertain clients, build relationships, and reward employees. A partnership with Pennsylvania Ballet also gives Sponsors opportunities to promote their brands to Ballet audiences, which include Philadelphia’s financial and cultural elite, college students, retirees, and families—approximately 100,000 audience members each year.

    For more information about corporate sponsorship opportunities or Corporate Council membership, please contact Amanda Varone, Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships at 215-587-6943 or avarone@paballet.org.

  • Corporate Matching Gifts

    Find out if your company makes matching gifts—you might be able to double your annual gift to the Ballet! Many companies match gifts to non-profit organizations made by their employees. Some also match gifts from spouses, board members, and retired employees. Contact your human resources department to determine if your gift qualifies. 

    The following organizations support Pennsylvania Ballet through their Matching Gift Programs:

    Abbott Fund
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    CA Technologies Matching Gifts Program
    CIGNA
    The Elsevier Foundation
    ExxonMobil Foundation
    First Horizon National Corporation
    GE Foundation
    The Glenmede Corporation
    GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
    IBM Corporation
    Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
    Merck Partnership for Giving
    Monroe Energy, LLC
    The Pew Charitable Trusts
    The Philadelphia Contributionship
    Pfizer Foundation
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Susquehanna International Group, LLP
    The Vanguard Group Foundation

  • Education Improvement Tax Credit Program

    Businesses that support Pennsylvania Ballet may be eligible for Pennsylvania’s Education Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). 

    The EITC program provides tax credits on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible businesses that contribute to a qualified educational improvement program, including Pennsylvania Ballet’s Accent on Dance outreach and education program. Accent on Dance offers high quality arts education programming to approximately 10,000 students throughout the greater Philadelphia region, free of charge. The overarching goal of Accent on Dance is to offer a sustained experience with dance that will open up new worlds for children, spark their interest in the performing arts, and stimulate creative abilities and cognitive skills. 

    More Information
    To learn more about the EITC program and its eligibility requirements, please visit the EITC website, or contact Amanda Varone, Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships at 215-587-6943 or avarone@paballet.org.