Giving Opportunities

For more than 50 years, Porthouse Theatre has entertained Northeast Ohio with professional summer theatre and trained countless student performers, designers, technicians and managers. We would not succeed without your generous support. Support the arts and make a difference in students' lives by becoming a Porthouse Theatre donor today.

How to Give


For your convenience, donations can be made to Porthouse Theatre online by visiting the link provided below.


1. In "Select the Type of Gift," please choose "School of Theatre and Dance" from the dropdown menu. 2. In "Select a Program," please choose "Porthouse Theatre."

Give to Porthouse Theatre Online


To give to Porthouse Theatre over the phone,
please contact Chris Fornadel at 330-672-8383.


If you would like to mail your contribution, please make your check out to Kent State University Foundation/Porthouse Theatre and mail it to:

Kent State University Foundation
1061 Fraternity Circle
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

Giving Options

Porthouse Annual Operating Fund

Become a Porthouse supporter through a gift of cash, check, or credit card.

Planned Giving

Help stage Porthouse Theatre's future by including us in your estate plan. Include us in your will.

Matching Gifts

When donating to Porthouse, we encourage you to ask your employer about matching gifts. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees.

Make A Pledge

Pay your gift over a multi-year period.


For More Information

For more information on ways you can become a Porthouse supporter or your giving options, please contact

Chris Fornadel