Our Supporters

NYFA sincerely values the support of numerous individuals, public agencies, foundations, and corporations that generously contribute to our programs, helping us to fulfill our mission. Our supporters play a crucial role in enabling NYFA to consistently offer essential resources to the creative community for their persistence and growth.

“Being supported by NYFA—an organization that believes in, fights for and nurtures artists—is invaluable.” -NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow Ephrat Asherie

We thank you for being a part of creating this invaluable experience.



New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
New York State Regional Economic Development Council
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)


The Adam Puritz and Robin Neiterman Fund 
Altman Foundation 
Ann B. & Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation 
Anonymous Was A Woman
Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust 
Booth Ferris Foundation 
Brooklyn Community Foundation 
The Charles Delmar Foundation 
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina 
The Cowles Charitable Trust 
DuBose Family Foundation 
Durst Organization 
Fanwood Foundation 
The Fischl/Gornik Foundation 
The Fuhrman Family Foundation 
Hearst Foundations 
Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation 
Jerome M. Cohen Foundation 
The J.M. Kaplan Fund 
The John A. Reisenbach Foundation 
Joy of Giving Something, Inc. 
Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation 
The L.E. Phillips Family Foundation, Inc. 
Mariposa Foundation 
Maxine and Irving Castle Family Foundation 
Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation 
Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation 
The New York Community Trust (NYCT) 
The O’Grady Foundation 
Pauline and Saul Goldsmith Foundation Trust 
Pollock-Krasner Foundation 
The Prentice Foundation, Inc 
Raymond and Gloria Naftali Foundation Inc. 
Robert N. Alfandre Foundation 
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation 
The Rockefeller Foundation 
Rockefeller Brothers Fund 
The Scherman Foundation 
The Shubert Foundation 
The South Wind Foundation 
The Steedman Family Foundation 
Stephen & Palmina Pace Foundation 
The Vidda Foundation 
WHW Family Foundation
The Willem de Kooning Foundation

Corporations and Organizations

Appraisers Association of America 
Brookfield Properties 
Consolidated Edison Company of New York
Cushman & Wakefield 
DanceWorks LLC 
Franklin Furnace Archive 
Golden Artist Colors 
Holland & Knight LLP 
International Center for Photography (ICP)
Jones Lang LaSalle America Inc 
Masterpiece International
MP Integrated Marketing Communications 
Motion Picture Enterprises (MPE)
Pratt Institute 
Recharge Capital 
Rockefeller Capital Management
S&P Global 
Shake Shack Enterprises 
TAG Treatment Action Group


Donations of $500 and higher. Includes support of NYFA’s annual Hall of Fame Benefit.

Morris Adjmi 
Basil Alkazzi 
Kate Bellin 
Kaitlyn Belmont 
Susanna Bergtold 
Allison Brantley 
Judith K. Brodsky 
Myrna Chao
Alexandra Chasin 
Brooke Cohan 
Martin & Michele Cohen 
Christa Collins 
Frances F. Denny 
Christopher Donini 
Ilya Dorfman 
Amster Rothstein Ebenstien 
Michael Findlay 
Laurie Frankel 
Sunaganata Gadsden 
Lesley-Anne Gliedman 
James Gorman 
Cheryl Grandfield 
Peter Grant 
Charmaine Green-Forde 
David Greenberg 
Francis Greenburger 
Nana Gregory 
Jillian Griffiths 
Agnes Gund 
Garth Hallberg 
Sharon Held 
Joseph & Erin Hennessy 
Grace Angela Henry 
Alice & David Hunt 
Marc Jason 
Karen Jason
Leslie & Jim Johnson 
Sandra S. Joys 
Marla Kaplowitz 
David Katz 
Karl Kellner 
Eunbi Kim & Austin Chu
Lewis Kruger 
Leanne Lachman 
Mary Lang 
Colin Lang 
Patranell Lewis 
Dorothy Lichtenstein 

Lynda Logan 
Earle Mack 
Ricardo Maldonado 
Lenore Malen
Joselito Manasan 
Marjorie Martay
Annelise McCarthy 
Wesley McDade 
George & Lois Meng 
Leni Moore 
Adeline Neubert 
Janet Newcomb 
Katherine Pacala 
George Petrides 
Vaso Petsagourakis 
Valon Pilku 
Lindbergh Porter 
Katherine & Daniel Priest 
Elaina Richardson 
Catherine Roberts 
David Rockefeller 
Clifford Ross 
Anne Rossi 
Robert Ryan 
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh 
Benjamin Servenay
Celia Shapiro 
Charles Sherriff 
Richard B Silver 
Marjorie Croes Silverman 
Matthew Sippel 
Jonathan Slone 
Suzanne Song 
Helena Starcevic 
Chengzhong Sui 
Justin Tobin 
Luis Valderas 
Mark & Cecilia Vonderheide 
Elizabeth Wang 
Rachel Warren 
McCoy Weymouth 
Lana Woods 
Chin Chih Yang 
Nina Yankowitz 
Sarah Young O’Donnell 
Janet Zide
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NYFA’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

NYFA is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

NYFA’s professional development programs are supported in part by National Endowment for the Arts.

Interested in making a gift? Donate online or contact Nichole Almanzar at [email protected] or (212)366-6900 ext. 240.

Image: Shih Chieh Huang (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures ’02, Computer Arts ’07, Digital/Electronic Arts ’14), (detail) EX-DD-06, 2006, mixed medium