Over nearly 20 years, I’ve had the honor to perform and direct on the Karamu stage, but there’s been no role as fine as this. Thank you for welcoming me as we begin Karamu’s next 100 years. I thank you deeply for being part of a community that understands that Karamu House is more than a theatre: it a beating heart that holds Cleveland’s cultural traditions and gives life to our future as a city that celebrates diversity, community, and hope through the performing arts. I am deeply grateful to join you.


Tony Sias, President & CEO
(216) 795-7070 ext. 248

Please make checks payable to Karamu House, include KH101 in the memo.


Contributions can be made in three ways:

Your contributions and support are important to Karamu’s mission. Through your generousity, Karamu House is able to continue producing the high quality arts and education programs that it is known for. Every year Karamu produces an ambitious theatre schedule and a multitude of arts programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. It is Karamu’s hope that through art, individuals can reach their greatest potential in all aspects of life.

Individual Contributions

Individual contributions allow you to make a direct contribution to the work Karamu does. The generousity of individuals has long helped Karamu House continue to improve the quality of its productions and programs. Your gift can be made through check or online donation. For more information on how you can help, please call Tony Sias, President & CEO at 216-795-7070 extension ext. 248 or email her at

Corporate Contributions

Karamu’s long history of artistic endeavors could not have happened without corporate support. Your support helps Karamu continue to have a postive impact in the community as a cultural and artistic center in Cleveland. Please contact Tony Sias, President & CEO at 216-795-7070 extension 248 to see how you can help Karamu House continue this tradition. Mr. Sias can also be reached via email at Online corporate donations may also be made.

Volunteering at the House

Karamu’s theater shows and arts classes would not be possible without the help of individual volunteers. Volunteers help our shows run smoothely by assisting with all aspects of the production. If you are interested in volunteering please contact our business office or theatre office by phone, in person or through e-mail.

Business Office
(216) 795-7070 EXT. 226

Contributions made by check should be made out to Karamu House and can be mailed to:
2355 East 89th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Karamu House is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization as recognized by the IRS. Donations to Karamu House are tax deductible to the furthest extend allowed by law.
All donations made to Karamu House are non-refundable.