Corporate Giving


Corporations provide vital support to the MCA through their investment in our education programs, events, exhibitions, and performances. In return for their investment, corporations receive recognition, invitations to exclusive events, discounts, complimentary admission tickets, and more. Gifts to education programs, exhibitions, and performances are 100% tax deductible.

Contact Information

To become a corporate partner, contact:
Corporate Relations
[email protected]

If you'd like to request a donation from the MCA, please use this form.


The MCA’s annual Corporate Art Award honors corporations for their philanthropic support of arts education in Chicago. The event provides opportunities for corporate sponsorship and raises funds for MCA education programs each year. Corporate Art Award recipient, BMO Harris Bank, May 9, 2016. Photo: Kristen Norman for Jeremy Lawson Photography, © MCA Chicago.
Special events provide exclusive opportunities for corporate sponsors, individual donors, and members to talk with artists whose work is on view, such as Kerry James Marshall, pictured above. Kerry James Marshall: Mastry Members’ Preview, Apr 21, 2016. Photo: Jeremy Lawson Photography, © MCA Chicago.
Corporate sponsors and individual donors enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres before previewing Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, April 21, 2016. The MCA hosts exclusive previews for each major exhibition for sponsors and individual donors. Photo: Jeremy Lawson Photography, © MCA Chicago.
MCA Talks inspire sold-out audiences, like this one that features musician and Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein on November 30, 2015. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Wildly popular after-hours events like Prime Time, shown above, feature leading DJs, artists, and performers in front of sold-out crowds. The past three Prime Time events sold out to a maximum capacity of 1,500 people. Prime Time: Vibes, Oct 2, 2015. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
Family Days provide specially designed activities that foster interaction and creative collaboration for children and families. Family Day, May 10, 2014. Photo: Joshua Longbrake, © MCA Chicago.
Corporations provide critical support to exhibitions, which enables the MCA to host major shows, like David Bowie Is, © MCA Chicago.

Thank you for your generous support

The MCA is honored to recognize its corporate partners who advance the MCA’s mission and social impact through their generous philanthropy.

Able Services
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill
Allstate Insurance Company
Amsted Industries Foundation
Bank of America
Bloomberg Philanthropies
BMO Harris Bank
Building Maintenance Service, LLC
Cards Against Humanity
Citi Private Bank
The Cultivist
David Yurman
Discover Financial Services
The Edgewater Funds
European Painting & Decorating Co.
Farrow & Ball
FCB Chicago
Forest Capital Management
GCG Financial, LLC
GCM Grosvenor
The Geesman Group at UBS
GKN Foundation
Goldman, Sachs, and Co.
Harper's BAZAAR
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
Illinois Tool Works
Jamerson & Bauwens Electric
JHL Capital Group, LLC
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Madison Dearborn Partners
Masterpiece International, Ltd.
Mesirow Financial
Mission Press
Norcon, Inc.
The Northern Trust Company
Peoples Gas
Plante Moran
Residence Inn by Marriott Magnificent Mile
Reyes Holdings, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Room & Board
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Shure Incorporated
Terry Dowd, Inc.
Turner Construction Company
William Blair & Company
Wolverine Execution Services
Zekelman Industies

As of April 2018