2nd Story thanks the following foundations, organizations, and individuals for their generosity. 


2018/19 Major Donors

Supporters of the three-Year Strategic Plan

Annual gifts for the next three seasons to support the Strategic Plan from beginning to end.

Legacy Leaders ($5,000 and above)
David Wagener* & Erika Nelson

Change Makers ($1,000 and above)
Hannah & George Stowe
Malorie Medellin & Matthew Jenetopulos
Lauren Sivak & Erin Barlow
Danielle & Hervé Zille


2nd Story’s 20th Anniversary

($1,000 and above)

Peter & Jackie Beale-DelVecchio
Athene Carras*
Carol Delheimer
Katie & Peter Hauser
The Lupo Charitable Fund

James Lupo*
Aimee Perkins
Mary Morten and Willa Taylor
Liesl Pereira* & Ashley Olson
Jessica Wetmore*


Story Sustainers

2nd Story’s Monthly Recurring Donor Program

Madeline & Mark Bourdenko
Michael Caplan
Sheila Chapman*
Kevin Crispin*
Amanda Delheimer
Anna Delheimer
Nic Dimond
Ali Drumm
Sarah Goldberg
Cortney Hurley
James Lupo*

The Lupo Charitable Fund
Liesl Pereira* & Ashley Olson
Rusty & Jeffrey Sanfilippo
David & Allison Sivak
Lauren Sivak & Erin Barlow
Jessy Lauren Smith
David Wagener*
Josh Weinstein*
Jessica Wetmore*
Chevy Williams
Danielle & Hervé Zille


2018/19 Donors

Ambassadors ($5,000 and above)

The Lupo Charitable Fund
Jordan Shields & Sarah Donovan
David Wagener & Erika Nelson


Curators ($1,000 - $4,499)

Hannah & George Stowe
Peter & Jackie Beale-DelVecchio
Athene Carras*
Carol Delheimer
Jeffrey & Joan Goldwater
Katie & Peter Hauser
James Lupo*

Aimee Perkins
Malorie Medellin & Matthew Jenetopulos
Mary Morten and Willa Taylor
Liesl Pereira* & Ashley Olson
Lauren Sivak & Erin Barlow
Jessica Wetmore*
Danielle & Hervé Zille


Directors ($500 - $999)

Sheila Chapman*
Mark & Melanie Greenberg
Joe & Mary Beth Hoerner
Anne Leyden
Jody Michael
Deborah Oestreicher & Victor Magar

Jack & Debi Olson
Rusty & Jeffrey Sanfilippo
Stacey Saunders*
Josh Weinstein* & Madeline Long
Chevy Williams


Connectors ($250 - $499)

Madeline & Mark Bourdenko
Kevin Crispin*
Alan Donahue
Michael Evans
Ania Jablonowski*

Linda & David Kagan
Rocca & Roxanne Martino
Rachel Sullivan
Phillipa Tabachow
Maureen Zabloudil


Storytellers ($1 - $249)

Brienne Ahearn
Joanne Armenio
Amanda Beto
Sarah Betterton & Eric Filson
Naseeb Bhangal
Elizabeth Blondel
Marcia Buell
Michael Caplan
Kathryn Carson
Amanda Clark
Carolyn Chandler
Katie Coleman
Janie Croker
Emily Dabrowski & Kate Keogh
Mark & Jean Dabrowski
Amanda Delheimer
Anna Delheimer
Nic Dimond
Ali Drumm
Paul Farrand
Mikhail Fiskel
Julie Ganey
Noemi Garcia
Sarah Goldberg
Beth Grace

Jacqueline Henrikson
Donald Heyrich
Marie Hobart
Cortney Hurley
Kristen Jamerson
Robert Jespersen
Keith Jones
Dr. Lawrence Kerns
Rebecca Kozlen
Lauren Kullman
Patrick Lindley
Michael Malandra
Len Mayersky
Erin McGrady
Dorothy Milne
Maria Minjares
Sara Moffitt
Melissa Moore
William Mulvaney
Sahar Mustafah
Allison Natali
Rachel Parks
Lucy Peckham
Kim Pereira
Jenna Prochaska
Christine Porter

Kyle Reynolds
Kevin Richey
Claire Rychlewski
Adonis San Juan
Michelle Schlack
Nicole Schneider
Sanford & Gretchen Schulert
David & Allison Sivak
Yolonda & Jeffrey Sivak
Jessy Lauren Smith
Jackie Snuttjer
Shirley Soo
David Spitz & Margery Kates
Phyllis Tamada-Brown
Chris Thoren
Daria Tramontin
Heather Vogel
Jim & Sally Wagener
Nick Ward
Elana Weiner-Kaplow
Emily Werth
William Wetmore
Sean Wiedel
Brigitte Wittmer
Scott & Sarah Zematis
Reanne Zheng


FOUNDATION, CORPORATE, & GOVERNMENT GRANTS

($25,000 and above)
Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development

($10,000 and above)
The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

($5,000 and above)
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Leopardo Charitable Foundation


* denotes member of the 2nd Story Board of Directors.