The Norris Cultural Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Programming is made possible through the generous, continuing support of the Norris and Collins families, ticket sales, support from CUSD 303, the hard work of the Norris Gallery committee, the Arts Society committee, and the generosity of individual and corporate contributors.


We welcome  the support of the local business community as program and website advertisers. Please call 630-584-7200 or email for information about advertising with us.


Please join us in helping to bring outstanding visual and performing arts to northern Illinois. Contributions at any level are deeply appreciated and will be acknowledged here on our website. In addition, your gifts at the following levels will be acknowledged in future programs.

Founding Benefactor

The Norris Foundation (previously St. Charles Charities) see history for information

Benefactors ($10,000+)

  • Norris Foundation
  • Linda Norris Wheeler
  • John D. Norris
  • James L. and Mary Ellen Collins

Hundred Thousand Club Sponsors ($1,000-$9,999)

  • Meyers & Flowers Trial Attorneys
  • Cooper Hong Inc.
  • Mark & Beverley Smith

First Chair ($500 - $999)

  • Jane Cooper Hong

Performers ($200 - $499)

  • Frederick and Sharon Schmidt

Chorus Line ($25 - $199)

  • Jim and Jodee DeBates
  • The Granquist Family
  • Ed and Doreen Keating
  • The Dennis J. McGushin Family