Foundation and Government Partners

With the help of our foundation and government partners, CSC is able to: 

  • Offer a wide scope of engaging education and outreach programs for students and adults
  • Secure top talent for our resident ensemble and deliver world-class artistic productions
  • Extend affordable access to productions and programs for all Cincinnatians
  • Provide Free programming to students living in low economic situations and underserved neighborhoods.

Partners List

Supporting CSC from 2013- present
We thank each and every Foundation who has expressed belief in our mission.

Further information or questions regarding Foundation support can be directed to Grants Manager, Sara Clark at

Americana Arts Foundation
Arts Midwest
Charles H. Dater Foundation, Inc.
Chemed Corporation Foundation
Crosset Family Fund
Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc.
John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust, PNC Bank, Trustee

Josephine Schell Russell Charitable Trust, PNC Bank, Trustee
Louise Taft Semple Foundation
Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Nellie Leaman Taft Foundation
Ohio Arts Council
P&G Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Robert C. & Adele R. Schiff Foundation
Ruth J. & Robert A. Conway Foundation, Inc.
Scripps Howard Foundation

The Andrew Jergens Foundation
The Linnemann Family Foundation
The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
The Shubert Foundation
Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Inc.
US Bank Foundation
William O. Purdy, Jr. Foundation
William P. Anderson Foundation
Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation


Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has received numerous awards throughout the last five years for our theatrical work, as a non-profit arts organization and for our powerfully-effective education programs.

Received funding awards

National Endowment for the Arts
Ohio Arts Council


National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award


Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Award
Engage Cincy Grant (out of 117 applicants)


2017 Grand Prize at SVP’s Fast Pitch
2017 Emerging Business Award

CSC presented the program at the 2017 Shakespeare Theatre Association annual conference alongside Shakespeare’s Globe as part of a panel on new and innovative projects in arts education.