ETA is deeply appreciative of its diverse and dedicated funding partners. We acknowledge, with gratitude, support from the following government agencies, foundations, and corporations.


National Endowment for the Arts

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs



The Annenberg Foundation

Blavatnik Family Foundation

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Centene Charitable Foundation

Ralph M. Cestone Foundation

Dana Foundation

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

The Keith Haring Foundation

The William Talbott Hillman Foundation

The Hyde and Watson Foundation

Joel Foundation

The Eugene M. Lang Foundation

The Ralph and Ricky Lauren Family Foundation

Laird Norton Family Foundation

Marquis George MacDonald Foundation

Newman's Own Foundation

The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation

The Pinkerton Foundation

RJL Charitable Foundation

Riggio Foundation


Akerman LLP

CBS Radio

Columbia Records & Legacy Recording

Harbor Freight Tools

Hearst Corporation


iHeart Media

Kaufman Astoria Studios

Kaufman Management


Madison Square Garden Company

Nederlander of New York, Inc.


Oliver Wyman


RPM Music Productions

Samsung Electronics America


Silver Lake

Social Giving Network

Sony Music


* A representative sampling of ETA’s funders, as of March 1, 2018.

Capital Campaign
for Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto

The Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

Iris Cantor

George and Mariana Kaufman

John and Maria Tussi Kluge

New York City Council

New York City Department of Education

New York State Assembly

Office of the Queens Borough President



Vanessa and Thomas Breitling

The Lincy Foundation

Rose, Albert & Beatriz, and Dominick & Meiki Miniaci

Herbert Siegel and Jeannse Sorenses-Siegel


CBS Corporation

Hearst Corporation

In loving memory of Francis Anthony Laurita

Sumner M. Redstone

Leonard and Louise Riggio




American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

Danny and Kerri Bennett

Columbia Records, division of Sony Music Entertainment

Eckert Fine Art, Connecticut

Judi and Joe Flom

Macy's, Inc.

Monica Muhart


Newman's Own Foundation

The Shubert Organization

Don Soffer

Starkey Hearing Foundation


Steinway & Sons

Joyce A. Aboussie

AXA Equitable

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Jerry Colonna

Creative Artists Agency

The George Washington University, President Steven Knapp

Harrah's Entertainment

James Nederlander