Endowment Gifts

Starlight has several endowment gift options. The General Endowment ensures Starlight is financially equipped for years to come and allows us to continue to create world-class arts experiences, maintain our historic venue, provide impactful community engagement programming, and dreams for a bigger, better Starlight to life! 

To make a gift, contact Juliana Tran-Castillo at juliana.tran-castillo@kcstarlight.com.

How Your Support Helps

Community Engagement Endowment

The Community Engagement endowment helps Starlight give back to the Kansas City community through arts education and access for tens of thousands of youth every year.

Vincent Legacy Scholarships

This endowment supports Starlight’s commitment to inclusivity by ensuring future minority students are provided with financial assistance to pursue a career in the performing arts.


Endowment Donors

Starlight extends its gratitude to the individuals listed below for making an endowed gift to help provide a lifetime of support.

Denise Ayers

In Memory of Robert Lee Daniel, Jr.

Ellen Darling

The Deramus Foundation

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

John Fierro

David Gibbons

Don & Adele Hall

Helen Harper

Rosalyn & Howard Jacobson Donor Advisory Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Emmy & Michael Morrissey

The Polsky Family Foundation

Elaine & Norman Polsky

Greg & Rebecca Reid

Erin Smith

Suzanne & Gregory Smith

The Trudy Foundation

Russ & Debbie Welsh

Richard Woods

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