Events and programs in the current season are funded, in part, by:
- The Beach-Edwards Family Foundation
- The Sam Mazza Foundation
- The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
- University of Kansas Student Senate’s contributions help to fund KU student employment positions at the Lied Center, meaningful interactions between visiting artists and KU students and discount tickets for all college students.