BSTC is funded in part by NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs; NY Community Trust; National Endowment for the Arts; NYC Parks & Recreation; NYC Black, Hispanic & Asian Caucus; NYC Councilman Daneek Miller; NYC Councilman Donovan Richards; Councilwoman Adrienne Adams; Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman; New York State Senator Leroy Comrie; NYC Dept. of Youth & Community Development; NYC Transit Authority Donations Committee; Carver Bank; Local Union 1199; and NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs Coalitions of Theatre of Color, NYC Cultural Immigrant, and Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives.
Black Spectrum Theatre is the recipient of ten AUDELCO Awards and three National Black Theatre Festival Awards for excellence in African-American theatre.