The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust has generously provided leadership support for The Public Theater for over two decades. LuEsther T. Mertz served as a trustee for nineteen years.
The New York Community Trust - The George T. Delacorte Fund for Performance at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park Zegar Family Foundation Abraham Perlman Foundation Arison Arts Foundation Backstage Trust The Ruth Easton Fund of the Edelstein Family Foundation The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc. Herman Goldman Foundation Laurents / Hatcher Foundation Jerome Foundation Open Society Foundations The SHS Foundation The J.M. Kaplan Fund Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Leon Levy Foundation One World Fund Charles Hayden Foundation The Jerome A. & Estelle R. Newman Assistance Fund Frederick Loewe Foundation The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Gray Foundation The Marc Haas Foundation MetLife Foundation The Starr Foundation The Walt Disney Company Irene Worth Fund for Young Artists Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation The George T. Delacorte Fund for Maintenance Endeavor Foundation The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund Jerome Robbins Foundation