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Lincoln Center Theater

Grants Awarded

Purchase of the ADA wheelchair lift

Funding Type Restricted
Funding Total $84,000
Years Funded 2014-2015

To purchase a new wheelchair lift to serve the Janklow Foyer and Box Office levels of the building.

The Claire Tow Theater

Funding Type Restricted
Funding Total $7,500,000
Impact Area Culture
Years Funded 2010-2015

To construct a 112-seat theater to house LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater’s initiative to support new artists and attract new audiences. Each year, the theater produces a season of new plays and musicals. Lincoln Center Theater opened the Claire Tow Theater in June 2012 as an arena where early-career artists can hone their skills and use their experience as a stepping-stone to work in LCT’s larger venues. In order to encourage attendance by a younger, more diverse audience, all tickets to LCT3 productions in the Claire Tow Theater are initially priced at $20 and $30.

Artist-Commissioning Program

Funding Type Restricted
Funding Total $125,000
Impact Area Culture
Years Funded 2012-2013

A challenge grant to fund the expansion of Lincoln Center Theater’s efforts to provide larger commissions to a greater number of artists. The program will be used to foster the creation of original plays and musicals from both emerging and more experienced theater artists.