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Major Gifts

KC Building


Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center believes in supporting and nurturing its Resident Companies, as well as the rich community of local arts organizations, to build a healthy and vibrant arts and culture scene in Philadelphia today and tomorrow. From country to classical, ballet to Broadway, rock to reggae, flamenco to film, every performing arts experience is available on the Kimmel Center campus. 

Capital Giving

Capital gifts provide the funds needed to preserve our iconic buildings and maintain world-class facilities for Philadelphia’s premier performing arts organizations.  An investment in the Kimmel Center demonstrates a profound commitment to the cultural and social enrichment of millions of people now and in the future.

SEI Innovation Studio

SEI Innovation Studio

SEI Innovation Studio

Spruce Street view of new SEI Innovation Studio entrance — before, during and after construction.

Contact our Development Office for a list of funding and naming opportunities in the Kimmel Center, by phone at 215-790-7178 or send us a message online.


Income from the Kimmel Center’s endowment helps maintain reasonable ticket prices and allows us to make concerts more accessible to the public. Kimmel Center endowment opportunities include supporting education programs, executive positions, concerts or series, or specific areas and rooms in the Kimmel Center.

Contact our development office to learn about creating an Endowed Fund that will support a Kimmel Center program in perpetuity by phone at 215-790-7178 or send us a message online.

For more information on making a major gift, please contact our Development Office by phone at 215-790-7178 or send us a message online.