Sponsors & Funders

Thanks to Our Supporters

The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is grateful to the many contributors whose gifts provide vital resources for our programs. Our supporters allow us to continue to be a widely anticipated, interactive hub of creative and community energy, all while demonstrating their commitment to making Ann Arbor an unparalleled place for discovery of new arts and culture.

Listed below are the businesses, media organizations, foundations, agencies, and individual donors whose support is indispensable to the ongoing success of the festival.

Series Sponsors


Lead Sponsors

University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital University LithoprintersU.S. Wine Imports

Presenting Sponsors

Ann Arbor State Bank                Edward Jones      Miller Canfield Old National Bank Charles Reinhart Company                 Underground Printing   

Supporting Sponsors

Program Underwriters & Imagination Fund Families

The Belden Family  •  Emily & Rich Belanger  •  Anne & Howard Cooper  •  Wendy & Ted Lawrence Fran & Irwin Martin  •  Cindy & John Nixon  •  Erin McKean & Steve Sullivan  •  Anonymous

Founding Partners

  • University of Michigan City of Ann Arbor

Agency Partners

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation  NEA Art WorksMichigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

Media Partners
Ann Arbor’s 107.1 FM CTNecurrent-logoMetro Times DetroitMichigan RadioWEMU 89.1 FM 

Media Supporters

Between The LinesConcentrate MediaCTN, CultureSourceMLive The Ann Arbor NewsWashtenaw Jewish NewsWCBNPulp – Arts Around Ann Arbor

Government, Foundation, & Corporate

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
Big House 5K Run
Chisbetts Foundation
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
DTE Energy Matching Gifts Program
Google Matching Gifts Program
James and Bonnie Reece Charitable Fund Jensen Foundation
Martin Family Foundation
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Molloy Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts

Pelz Charitable Lead Trust
Pfizer Matching Gifts Program
Rosalie Edwards Vibrant Ann Arbor Fund Sarns Ann Arbor Fund
SPL Foundation
The Arts Alliance
Thompson Reuters Foundation Matching Gifts Program
United Way of Washtenaw County
University of Michigan, Office of the President
Vanguard Charitable

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