Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in Larry Keigwin's Canvas | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Corporate Giving

Corporations that partner with Pennsylvania Ballet are aligning themselves with a world-class organization that serves 90,000 audience members each year as well as 10,000 local students through its Community Engagement programming. By becoming a supporter of Pennsylvania Ballet, 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 visibility in Playbill and the Ballet's website 
  • Discounts on additional tickets for employees
  • Invitations to special events and backstage tours

To find out how your company or organization can partner with Pennsylvania Ballet and the benefits package that will work for you, please contact Rachael Glashan Rupisan, Manager of Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events, at

  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    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, reitrees, and families- approximately 100,000 audience members each year. 

    For more information about corporate sponsorship opportunities and the benefits your company can receive, please contact Rachael Glashan Rupisan, Manager of Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events, at

  • 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
    Chubb, Inc.
    The Elsevier Foundation
    ExxonMobil Foundation
    First Horizon National Corporation
    GE Foundation
    GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
    The Glenmede Corporation
    H.O. West Foundation
    IBM Corporation
    Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
    Merck Partnership for Giving
    Monroe Energy, LLC
    The Pew Charitable Trusts
    The Philadelphia Contributionship
    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
    Pfizer Foundation
    PNC Foundation
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Starbucks Corporation
    Susquehanna International Group, LLP
    The Vanguard Group Foundation
    UBS 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 Community Engagement programming. Pennsylvania Ballet offers high quality arts education programming to approximately 10,000 students throughout the greater Philadelphia region, free of charge. The overarching goal of the Ballet’s Community Engagement department 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 Rachael Glashan Rupisan, Manager of Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events, at

  • Corporate Supporters

    The generous supports listed below have demonstrated a true commitment to promoting a vibrant cultural community throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.

    $50,000 above
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company through the Delphi Project Foundation

    $25,000 to $49,999
    American Airlines
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel*
    Fred Alger Management, Inc.
    Humana Foundation
    Pepper Hamilton LLP*
    Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Research Services, Inc.
    The Sporting Club at the Bellevue*

    $15,000 to $24,999
    Blank Rome LLP*
    Freed of London

    $10,000 to $14,999
    Capezio/Ballet Makers, Inc.*
    Ernst & Young
    LinguiSearch, Inc.
    Wells Fargo Foundation

    $5,000 to $9,999
    Penn Medicine Cherry Hill
    Philadelphia Contributionship Insurance Company
    Right Management
    Willis Towers Watson

    $2,500 to $4,999
    McElwee & Quinn
    Phillies Charities
    So Dança


    We offer our heartfelt thanks to many generous corporate supporters that made gifts of under $2,500


    *All or part of gift is in-kind.


    List complete as of October 25, 2016