Corporations that partner with Pennsylvania Ballet are aligning themselves with a world-class organization that serves 100,000 audience members each year as well as 10,000 local youth through its Accent on Dance outreach and education program. There are a number of ways that a corporation can support Pennsylvania Ballet including:
By becoming a member of Pennsylvania Ballet's Corporate Council, 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 a listing on the Ballet’s website and in Playbill
- For employees, a 10% discount on additional tickets
- Invitation to receive a VIP backstage tour
- Invitation to attend a dress rehearsal performance
To find out how your company or organization can partner with Pennsylvania Ballet and join the Corporate Council this season, please contact Amanda Varone, Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships at 215-587-6943 or email@example.com.
Corporate Council Membership Levels
Visionary ($50,000 and above)
Innovator ($25,000 to $49,000)
Benefactor ($15,000 to $24,999)
Leader ($10,000 to $14,999)
Partner ($5,000 to $9,999)
Pacesetter ($2,500 to $4,999)
Member ($1,000 to $2,499)
See our current Corporate Council Members & companies with Matching Gift Programs here >>
Pennsylvania Ballet Corporate Sponsors are leaders in building a stronger community through their support of the performing arts. 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, retirees, and families—approximately 100,000 audience members each year.
For more information about corporate sponsorship opportunities or Corporate Council membership, please contact Amanda Varone, Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships at 215-587-6943 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 are some of the corporations and organizations that support the work of Pennsylvania Ballet through matching gifts:
- Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
- American Honda
- Aon Foundation
- Bank of America Charitable Foundation
- The Boeing Company
- The Elsevier Foundation
- EnPro Industries, Inc.
- ExxonMobil Foundation
- GE Foundation
- The Glenmede Corporation
- GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
- Goldman, Sachs & Co. Matching Gift Program
- IBM Corporation
- Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
- Mellon Financial Corporation Fund
- Merck Partnership for Giving
- The Pew Charitable Trusts
- The Prudential Foundation
- The Quaker Chemical Foundation
- Saint-Gobain Foundation
- Sandmeyer Steel Company
- Susquehanna International Group, LLP
- The Vanguard Group Foundation
- Verizon Foundation
- Wachovia 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 Accent on Dance outreach and education program. Accent on Dance offers high quality arts education programming to approximately 10,000 students throughout the greater Philadelphia region, free of charge. The overarching goal of Accent on Dance 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.
To learn more about the EITC program and its eligibility requirements, please visit the EITC website, or contact Amanda Varone, Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships at 215-587-6943 or email@example.com.
Manager of Institutional Giving and Sponsorships
A copy of the official registration and financial information for Pennsylvania Ballet may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.