Foundation and Government Sponsors
Wild Swan Theater is truly grateful for the dedicated support of our foundation and government donors. The following foundation and government donors generously support Wild Swan’s artistic, education, and access programs:
Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation enriches the quality of life in our region through its knowledgeable leadership, engaged grantmaking, and creative partnerships with donors to make philanthropic investments and build endowment.
Ann Arbor Rotary Club
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
*The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
*High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
*The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his personal, business, and community life;
*The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world of fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
The Buhr Foundation
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is a full-service philanthropic organization leading the way to positive change in our region. As a permanent community endowment built by gifts from thousands of individuals and organizations, the Foundation supports a wide variety of activities benefiting education, arts and culture, health, human services, community development and civic affairs. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed more than $870 million through more than 58,000 grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair and Livingston counties.
The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation Fund
The DADA Charitable Foundation Fund was established at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan in 1998 by the DADA, a trade association composed of more than 200 automobile dealers in metropolitan Detroit. The Fund represents a lasting legacy of the DADA’s charitable commitment to southeast Michigan.
Ford Motor Company Fund
Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services builds on our heritage of improving people’s lives and making the world a better place. We work with our partners to find innovative solutions to community concerns using a coordinated, strategic approach. Our efforts are concentrated on three key areas: community life, education and safety.
Kalamazoo Community Foundation
The Kalamazoo Community Foundation was established in 1925 with a gift of $1,000 from one person who had a vision of a better community. Today we are one of the oldest, most respected and successful community foundations in the country, and are supported by thousands of people from all walks of life.
James A. and Faith Knight Foundation
The James A. & Faith Knight Foundation was established in 1999 to honor the memory of James A. and Faith Knight and the many sacrifices they made to enable this foundation to carry on their legacy. The James A. & Faith Knight Foundation tries to make a difference in the organizations and communities it serves.
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs serves to encourage, develop and facilitate an enriched environment of artistic, creative, cultural activity in Michigan.
Michigan Humanities Council
The Michigan Humanities Council’s mission is to connect people and communities by fostering and supporting quality cultural programs.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds and promotes artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.
National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States.