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Support Us

Institutional Support

As a non-profit organization, the Kauffman Center relies on contributions from foundations and government entities to maintain this award-winning venue, to fill it with memorable and diverse performances day after day, and to provide arts education outreach to young people.

We are truly grateful for the contributors below who have provided vital support in the past twelve months:


Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation
Ronald D. Deffenbaugh Foundation
First Hand Foundation
Flarsheim Charitable Foundation
The Marlese and Robert Gourley Children’s Fund
Michael and Marlys Haverty Family Foundation
The Hearst Foundations
John and Elizabeth Lauritzen Foundation
Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts
Sunderland Foundation
Courtney S. Turner Charitable Trust, John Mize Jr and Bank of America, NA, Trustee
Walsh Family Foundation


Missouri Arts Council
Missouri Department of Public Safety
National Endowment for the Arts
Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund of the City of Kansas City, MO