Our Sponsors & Underwriters

Below is a growing list of the many organizations, foundations and corporations that support WFMT through advertising and sponsorship.

View all WFMT Sponsors

To advertise in the Guide or on our websites, please contact:
Anne Gleason
(773) 509-5554
[email protected]

To underwrite WFMT programming, please contact:
Alexander Stonor Saunders
(773) 509-5357

To underwrite WTTW11 programming, please contact:
Doug Carleton
(773) 279-2128

The Admiral at the Lake
• Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Audio Consultants
• New Releases

Mr. and Mrs. William G. Brown
• Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
• Impromptu

The Clare at Water Tower
• Grant Park Music Festival broadcasts

Family Law Offices of Davis Friedman
• Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts

In memory of Carl and Fern Gaensslen Charitable Giving Fund
• Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

Susan and Richard Kiphart
• Introductions

Negaunee Foundation
• Introductions

Les Nomades
• Los Angeles Opera
• Metropolitan Opera
• San Francisco Opera

PianoForte Foundation
• PianoForte Salon Series Live

PNC Wealth Management
• Sunday Fine Arts Calendar

Poetry Foundation
• Spoken Word programming

Joyce Saxon
• Fiesta

Schiller DuCanto and Fleck
• Los Angeles Philharmonic
• San Francisco Opera
• San Francisco Symphony

Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation
• Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

Steinway Piano Gallery-Chicago
• Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts

Thompson Coburn LLP
• Grant Park Music Festival broadcasts

Helen Zell
• Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

This is a partial list of advertisers; there are many more that do not appear on this list or who are temporarily off the air.


    (Virtually every major national and international carrier has advertised on WFMT.)

Audio & Video Productions and Photography



CD Labels and Distributors

(plus dozens of small and independent labels)


Entertainment/Performing Arts/Museums/Broadcasting

(plus hundreds of off-loop and regional theaters and performing arts organizations)

Financial/Business Services/Insurance


Foundations/Religious Organizations


(many small and independent galleries and shops not listed here)

Government Agency

Home Improvement & Furnishings/Interior Design/Lawn and Garden

Legal/Medical/Professional Services



Real Estate Development

Retail and Miscellaneous

Senior Living