SUPPORT

The Luminarts Cultural Foundation cultivates Chicago’s vibrant arts community by supporting exemplary young artists through its competitive programs that offer financial awards, artistic opportunities, and mentoring that bridge the gap between education and career.

Interested in making a gift to Luminarts?

  • To make an online contribution via credit card, please click here.
  • To make a gift over the phone, please call Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at (312) 692-2379.
  • To make a gift via check, please send your check, made out to “Luminarts Cultural Foundation” to:

Attn: Marlena Dzis
Development Director, Luminarts Cultural Foundation
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-3598

Are you a member of the Union League Club of Chicago? If you are a Union League Club of Chicago Member and would like to use your ULC Member Number to make a contribution please contact Luminarts at (312) 435-5961 or info@luminarts.org to provide your ULC Member Number and contribution amount.

Questions or comments? Please contact Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at marley@luminarts.org or (312) 692-2379.


Thank You to Our 2020 Donors

This list reflects gifts made between January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Luminarts sincerely apologizes for any omissions or spelling errors. Please contact Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at 312-692-2379 or marley@luminarts.org with any corrections.

$10,000+

BMO Wealth Management
Mr. Tilden Cummings Jr.
Mr. Frank M. De Vincentis
Ms. Roxanne J. Decyk and Dr. Lew Watts
The Edward S. Sprague Foundation
The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust
Ms. Myrna W. Kaplan, Liaison for Strategic Partnerships
Dr. Sally Metzler and George Dunea, MD
Ms. Cherilyn G. Murer
Mr. Matt R. Olaveson and Mr. Adam G. Vitale
Mr. William E. Richards and North Star Family Office
Mr. Douglas K. Walker
Wintrust

$5,000 – 9,999

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. Mike and Cheryl Del Campo
Fitzgerald Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Edie Fortman and Gibbons, Fortman & Associates
Mr. and Mrs. Lionel and Mary Go
Mr. James F. Kinoshita and Ms. Merrillyn J. Kosier
Mrs. and Mr. Lindsay and Kyle A. Mackey
Ms. Leslie McMillan
Mr. Jay Morton & Mr. Michael Phillips
Ms. Kimberly A. Palmisano
Mr. Stephen J. Schlegel
Mr. Hunt R. Tackbary and Ms. Mackenzie Madsen
TAWANI Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Robin Velo

$2,500 – 4,999

Mr. and Mrs. Mark and Lynne Arizmendi and Northwestern Capital Partners
Mr. Eric E. Boyd
Mrs. Gretchen Anne Burch
Ms. Sarah de Blasio
Mr. Richard D. Doermer
Mr. James R. Gillespie
Mr. Michael C. Goode
Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin and Mr. Daniel Levin
Ms. Martha Jahn Martin and Mr. Lee Martin
John R. Halligan Charitable Fund
Mr. Jason Kalajainen and Mr. Joshua Shames
Mr. Thomas Karaba and Ms. Marsha Hoover
Mr. Ken Norgan
Mrs. and Mr. Julianna and Tom Tancredi
Thompson Coburn LLP
U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management
Mr. William S. Wigoda and Ms. Linda J. Jakubs

$1,000 – 2,499

A. N. & Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation
Ms. Susan Marie Aurinko
Ms. Peggy N. Boyer
Mr. Bruce W. Breitweiser
Mr. and Mrs. Barry and Marcia Cesafsky
Dr. Muhammad Munir Chaudry and The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America
Mr. and Mrs. John and Connie Donnelly
Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Lisa Fitzgerald
Ms. Sharon Furiya and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Mr. Patrick Gleason and William Blair
Mr. David L. Hanson
Mr. Andrew Robert Harrison
Mr. David A. Helverson
Mr. and Mrs. Jock G. Howland
Mr. George L. Jewell
Mrs. and Mr. Jennifer and Curtis Krizek
Mr. Zach Leonard
Ms. Diana Levin
Mr. Kerry James Marshall and Ms. Cheryl Lynn Bruce
Mr. John Q. McKinnon
Mr. Gary Metzner and the Metzner Family Foundation
Ms. Mara Mills Barker
Ms. Corinne S. Morrissey
Mrs. and Mr. Iris and Steven Podolsky
Mr. Seaton Tinsley Preston III
Mr. Richard Ryan
Ms. Kelly Sassi
Shade Family Foundation
Ms. Joan M. Solbeck
Mr. Christopher Taylor
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Linda Teichgraeber
Mr. David B. Whitehurst
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph and Kelly Wicklander
Mrs. Helen Zell

$500 – 999

Mr. Bruce Jay Baker
Mr. Gerald Bauman
Mr. William M. Beckemeier
Mr. Greg Cameron and Mr. Greg Thompson
Mr. Linton J. Childs
Mrs. Terri D’Ancona
Mr. John DeBlasio
Mr. Fred Drucker
Mr. James Dugan
Mr. and Mrs. Gregg and Wendy Elstien
Mr. Daniel N. Epstein
Mr. Thomas L. Gahlon
Mrs. Karen Hagberg
Mr. Keith A. Hebeisen
Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Mary Herbstritt
Ms. Karen M. Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Gerould and Jewell Kern
Mr. Robert D. Kreisman
Mr. John F. Lemker Jr.
Judge Benjamin S. Mackoff and Mrs. Carol L. Mackoff
Mr. Jerry Manne
Ms. Margaret McCoy
Mrs. and Mr. Michele and Neal McCrillis
Mr. and Dr. William J. and MaryAnn McGrath
Dr. Sam Mikaelian
Mr. James Mitchell
Ms. Emily F. Moreno
Mr. and Mrs. Jaime and Anna Moreno
Mr. William J. Nissen
Mr. James V. Noonan
Mr. Todd Petersen
The Philip M. Friedmann Family Charitable Trust
Mr. Randy Reeves
Mr. Robert J. Ryan
Mr. Hugh J. Schwartzberg
Mr. Ronald Seliga
Ms. Gloria Brooks Shapiro
Mr. Martin J. Stock
The Strobel Family Charitable Fund
Mrs. and Mr. Kay and Craig Tuber
Mr. Lance Wahl

$250 – 499

Ms. Maggie Annerino
Ms. Julia Antonatos
Mr. James B. Begley
Mr. John H. Berchem
Mr. John Blang
Ms. Marion Clemens
Mr. Mark W. Coe
Ms. Cynthia L. Doloughty
Ms. Marilyn Beth Dresser
Mr. Michael Edward Simons
Mr. Robert Feldgreber
Ms. Kathleen M. Flanagan
Mr. Michael W. Franke
Dr. Lisa Freeman and Dr. Doug Rose
Mr. Aron Gent
Mr. Brian Golinvaux
Mr. James C. Green
Mr. Lewis B. Greenblatt
Mr. Richard L. Handley
Mr. Terry R. Hendrickson
Ms. Kimberlee S. Herold
Ms. Andrea F. Hoeschen
Ms. Bobbie Huskey
Mr. TJ Johnsrud
Mr. D. Carroll Joynes and Ms. Abby McCormick O’Neil
Mr. Thomas Koltun
Ms. Tammy Lemke
Mr. David May-Stein
Mr. James J. Morgan
Ms. Caroline Moyer
Mr. Robert L. Murphy
Mr. Frank R. Niederman
Mr. Daniel North
Mr. Thomas F. Olenick
Mr. Frank P. Orzel
Ms. Catherine R. Paddock
Ms. Nancy A. Ross
Mr. Jason M. Schoettmer
Mr. Michael Edwards Simons
Mrs. Joan L. Stansberry
Mr. Mark Tecotzky
Mr. Andrew Turczyn
Ms. Andrea Vitale
Mr. Clark L. Wagner
Ms. Brooke M. Wiseman
Mr. Paul J. Wisner
Ms. Susan Zucker

$150 – 249

Mr. K. Stephen Anderson
Mr. James O. Berry
Ms. Wendy J. Betts
Mrs. Joan H. Blumenthal
Msgr. Michael Boland
Ms. Andrea Louise Brown
Dr. Martin C. Burke
Judge Michael Thomas Caldwell
Mr. Kenneth Paul Caniglia
Mr. Jeffrey O. Chen and Mrs. Victoria Cheng
Mr. Thomas Robert Corsiglia
Mr. Christopher R. D’Andrea
Ms. Amy Starr Feder
Mr. William C. Glynn
Mr. Thomas M. Hazlett
Mr. Jeff Heise
Mr. Dennis Hughes
Mr. Matthew J. Iverson
Dr. Albert O. Jacobson PhD
Mr. and Mrs. Jagjit and Rani Jain
Mr. Charles H. Jesser
Mr. David J. Jolivette
Ms. Diane Kordecki
Mr. William N. Krucks
Mr. Timothy Larocca
Mr. Andrew W. Levenfeld
Mr. Ronald G. Lindenberg
Ms. Tanya Lux
Mr. Douglas Marshall
Mr. Tony B. McGuire PE
Mr. Barry Mendel
Rev. Craig Biddick Mousin
Mr. Bert C. Nicholson
Mr. John A. O’Connor
Mr. Michael D. Olesen
Dr. Melanie K. Patrick
Mr. Ronald Pfeiffer
Mr. Neil J. Prendergast
Mr. Mark H. Prince
Mr. Keith A. Reed
Mr. Daniel E. Reidy
Mrs. Solvig G. Robertson
Ms. Laurel Anne Rundle
Mr. Richard L. Rundle
Dr. Susan W. Rusch
Mr. John W. Schladweiler
Mrs. Karen A. Schlueter
Dr. Emanuel Semerad
Mr. Jeffrey S. Sharp
Mr. William M. Sneed
Mr. Lawrence G. Staat
Ms. Jane Stevens
Hon. Jo Ann C. Stevenson
Mr. Kristofer K. Swanson
Ms. Peggy Swartchild
Ms. Nan Tecotzky
Mr. George M. Thomas
Mr. Stephen P. Thomas
Ms. I.B. Weil
Dr. Sandra L. Williams
Mr. Richard Demarest Yant
Mr. Keith E. Yavitt