If you want to support multiple funds, you will need to enter a separate donation order for each fund.
Advancing USITT
  • Supports member services and programming, advancing USITT's ability to provide training, professional development, and lifelong learning opportunities. These funds fuel regional activities, industry data and research, recognize and reward member accomplishments, promote health and safety in the industry, and support the vital operational work of building a more inclusive design and technology community powering live entertainment.
Edward F. Kook Fund for Research
  • Helped the development of LED lighting for the entertainment industry. Supports current research on virtual textiles and and high speed braking for entertainment applications. Also funds, Innovation Research Grants projects for the entertainment industry.
Fellows Fund
  • Provides seed funding for new initiatives.
New Century Fund for Young Professionals
  • Supports initiatives for the next generation of design and technology professionals, including funding of the Young Designers, Managers, & Technicians Awards.
Professional Development Fund
  • Supports continuing education opportunities for professionals.
Rigging Safety Fund
  • Provides safety inspections and training for US secondary schools. RSI has already improved stage safety at more than 120 secondary schools impacting more than 150,000 students.
Samuel Scripps International Fund
  • Provides assistance for USITT's work abroad including the Prague Quadrennial.
Tayneshia Jefferson Fund for Inclusion
  • The Tayneshia Jefferson Fund for Inclusion is the cornerstone of USITT's efforts to grow opportunities for underrepresented populations in design and technology. Through programs such as the Gateway Program, we help promising individuals develop their network, gain confidence in their ability, and open doors to advance their careers.
The Collier Robert Woods Scholarship
  • Supports African-American and Black students with interests in lighting design and, or, theatre production, technology, and associated theatrical fields.
USITT Future Fund
  • The USITT Fund grows to support projects for the future of USITT. Gifts are restricted and only the investment growth of this fund is used.