Waukesha Civic Theatre Fundraisers

Waukesha Civic Theatre holds multiple interactive fundraisers every year including raffles, theatre trips, auctions, and more to help support our education programs, special events, outreach programs, operational and maintenance expenses, and production costs.

WCT Academy Expansion Project

Let’s do something extraordinary for Waukesha

Together we can do something extraordinary for Downtown Waukesha! The Waukesha Civic Theatre, along with every other Downtown Waukesha business invites you to visit Waukesha and stay awhile. While downtown, you can see a show at WCT, visit one of the amazing restaurants, shop in an outstanding boutique or book store, grab a cup of coffee and visit with friends, and so much more.

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Annual Fundraisers

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. On Tuesday, December 1, support WCT through our Facebook fundraising page.

WCT Annual Phone-a-Thon

In fall, WCT patrons receive a Friends Letter asking for donations to the annual operations fund. On the evening of Giving Tuesday, volunteers gather to make follow-up phone calls to the friends letter, with a goal of raising more than $10,000 in pledges in one evening and a total of $30,000 in the fall season. 

Annual Gala

The Annual Gala is WCT’s largest annual fundraiser and an opportunity for supporters to gather together to celebrate the accomplishments of WCT and raise money for the theatre to serve the community in greater ways. Live entertainment, a fabulous dinner, and live and silent auctions make this event one not to miss.

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Summer Raffle

WCT Academy summer raffle is an annual fundraiser where you have the chance to win a trip to Disney, New York, and more. Proceeds benefit WCT Academy Outreach.

Academy Picnic Walk

This annual community event and fundraiser promotes the WCT Academy program and gives families the opportunity to celebrate with a fun, outdoor, activity.

Amazon Smile

When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice – WCT.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Wishlist

While filling your amazon cart, you can send WCT an item from our wishlist.

Wish List

Thrivent Choice

If you’re an eligible Thrivent Financial member and have Choice Dollars® available to direct, please keep us in mind. For more info or to direct Choice Dollars, call (800)847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice.”

Thrivent Choice


What is the WCT Academy Team Challenge? The WCT Team Challenge is Academy Families working together to raise $10,000 through multiple fundraisers throughout the season to support Waukesha Civic Theatre Education Scholarship Program, in honor of John Cramer, former Managing Artistic Director and creator of the WCT Academy theatre education program.

2021 Fundraisers:

June – August: Summer Walk Run Donations – Click HERE to give today!

Fall: Pizza Ranch Fundraiser