BCT100 Endowment Fund

The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is an irreplaceable landmark that, against all odds, is still here thanks to your support.

As we heard from board president, Erick Gjerdingen at our centennial gala, reaching this milestone was not easy for our theater! The past 100 years brought a catastrophic fire, multiple periods of economic decline, and most recently, a global pandemic!

That’s why we have launched the BCT Management, Inc. Endowment Fund in honor of our centennial year, a new tool that will provide sustainable support for public programming to continue at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

Photo of Buskirk-Chumley Theater with it's marquee reading "BUSKIRK-CHUMLEY THEATER PRESENTS THE NEON JUBILEE - CELEBRATING 100 YEARS ONE NIGHT ONLY - SOLD OUT!" BCT Management, Inc. announced their endowment fund at their 2023 gala.

Give more by giving now! BCT Management’s Board of Directors has generously pledged to match the first $30,000 contributed to the BCT Management, Inc. Endowment Fund. If you set up a single or recurring donation today, your gift will be doubled to help us reach $100,000 in honor of the theater’s 100th year! We’re building the principal balance of the endowment until January 2025 and will begin taking disbursements for the 2025-26 BCT Presents Season.

Please consider making a contribution to this fund now and help the theater stay in operation for the years to come—regardless of the challenges the next century will bring!

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Please contact Philanthropy Director Lily Bonwich at  community@buskirkchumley.org or  812-323-3020, ext 3 if you have any questions or would like to setup a recurring donation for an amount or installment length not listed above.