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Institutional Support

As a non-profit organization, the Kauffman Center appreciates contributions from foundations and government entities. Their generous support helps to maintain our award-winning venue, fills it with memorable and diverse performances, and provides arts education outreach to young people.

We are truly grateful for the contributors below who have provided vital support in the past 12 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
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