TSMP programs are supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency, the MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Cliff Dwellers Art Foundation and Bruce & Joyce Chelberg. TSMP is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

Capacity building support has been provided by the Arts & Business Council of Chicago and the Arts Work Fund.