The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational, arts, and cultural organization. Your Individual Partner contribution is 100% tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. View the Center’s Gift Acceptance Policy here.

Our Mission The mission of the Center for the Performing Arts is to engage and inspire the Central Indiana community through enriching arts experiences.

Contact Us
Questions about Individual Giving:
Ana Hammersley

Questions about Corporate or Foundation Giving:
Braden Hurley

Institutional Business Opportunities


7 Reasons to Partner with the Center


  1. Be memorable. Your clients will always remember their first time experiencing a performance in the Palladium, and they will have you to thank for it! We redefine corporate hospitality with private meet and greets with performers, box suite seating or unique events in our breathtaking facilities. 

    2. Enhance your community. The arts are essential to the health and vitality of our community. They enhance community development, create jobs, attract new businesses, draw tourism dollars and create an environment that attracts skilled and educated workers. 

    3. Have it your way. We offer customized partnership agreements with flexible payment plans to meet your hospitality and marketing needs. 

    4. Engage employees. The Center’s exciting variety of entertainment offerings will easily satisfy the diverse interests of your employees. Plus, employees of sponsors receive discounts on tickets, and happier employees make for a happier workplace. 

    5. Promote innovation. The arts create an environment that blends backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures. Celebrating the arts lets people inside and outside your company know that you value and promote innovative thinking and creative culture. 

    6. Keep it simple. Our experienced staff is dedicated to making your experience valuable, impactful and simple. We will assist you every step of the way with planning an event, fulfilling special ticket requests or creating a unique promotional experience for the audience. 

    7. Write it off. The Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Most sponsorships and donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.


Customized business partnership packages generally begin at $1,500 and may include benefits such as:


  • Recognition as sponsor of a performance, including name/logo in performance promotional materials, stage announcements, lobby banners, website, etc.
  • Advertisement in the program book
  • Access to Founders Room intermission donor receptions
  • Opportunity to meet guest artists
  • Opportunity to host a display table in the lobby or conduct other unique promotions
  • Discount on single-ticket purchases for employees on Center Presents performances
  • Personal event planning and ticket concierge services
  • Discount on rental of one of the Center’s unique event spaces
  • Name recognition in the Center’s donor listing including the program book, Annual Report and website.
  • Invitations to Corporate Connect networking receptions and donor events.


Questions? Please contact:

Braden Hurley, Director of Corporate Development

317.819.3519 or