• $5,000 will support free public performances
  • $3,500 will subsidize BorderLight's community engagement initiatives, including free tickets offered to Cleveland residents with limited means
  • $1,000 will offset housing costs for touring artists
  • $500 will support the rental of iPads for ticket sales in the festival footprint
  • $300 will help us hire a stage manager or board operator for a Fringe show
  • $100 will provide snacks and office supplies to our volunteers

Through your support, BorderLight can continue to bring the vibrancy of an annual performing arts festival to downtown Cleveland, shining a spotlight on our city's abundant arts and culture community and our rich cultural assets.

Together, we share the capacity, ability, and desire to assert Cleveland’s stature as a world-class city of artistic innovation. We hope you will join us in this effort.

With thanks and appreciation,

The BorderLight Staff and Board

Donate Stock to BorderLight 

Click the link below to discover the financial advantages of contributing stock assets and learn about the simple steps to make your donation. Your support helps us continue our mission and ensures a vibrant future for the arts.

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If you have an older iPad that is no longer needed, please consider donating it to BorderLight Theatre Festival! We use iPads for voting and audience surveys and each donated device will help us save on rental fees. Share your contact information through this form and we will be in touch.

You Make BorderLight Happen

Interested in a higher level of involvement through your company or organization? BorderLight Theatre Festival sponsorships opportunities are available.

To discuss benefits and other donation opportunities please contact Dale Heinen at

BorderLight is also able to receive gifts of stocks, bonds, other securities or real estate. Contact your financial advisor for more information.

The BorderLight Festival is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to presenting innovative theatre that inspires, builds cross-cultural understanding and celebrates the diversity of the human experience.