Over the last 27 years, individual donors have been instrumental in establishing and supporting your Center. By joining this generous community of contributors, your tax-deductible donations help sustain and support the Center’s quality and diverse performances.

We are proud to serve as the community’s premier cultural destination in the heart of the Chicago Southland. As a nonprofit organization the Center relies heavily on our donors for support, and we hope you will donate as generously as you can this giving season. 

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Individual Giving Options

CPA Annual Fund (General Operating Fund)

Supports music, theatre, dance, national touring productions, community theatre, venue maintenance and more!


 The Children's Mainstage Tickets Fund

The Children's Mainstage Tickets Fund allows your Center to better serve families by keeping children's ticket prices affordable and consistent across our season regardless of cost of the seat.


Creating Compassionate Communities Fund

The Creating Compassionate Communities Series (CCC) builds on the CPA's commitment to social justice through artistic literacy.


Burton E. Dikelsky Memorial Access to Arts Fund

Expands arts access to students and their families in the Chicago Southland by helping them overcome informational, transportation, social, and economic barriers. Includes funding for summer camp scholarships.


    Ralph Medhurst Arts in Education Fund

    Gives the gift of live theatre to underserved youth who may never have had access to the arts, and ties in to school curriculum standards. Show tickets, books and teacher study guides are provided at a cost of $10 per student. 


    Opera & Beyond Fund

    Inspired by one of the Center's original board members and opera aficionado, Inge Marra, the fund ensures the continuation of classical vocal music, including the Opera Up Close series, as well as art songs, operetta and classical musical theatre. And of course, will ensure the continuation of operatic talent showcases from Chicagoland and beyond.


    Give a gift in honor and/or memory of someone. Ask us about planned giving or bequests. Contact lesolato@govst.edu