ETA is deeply appreciative of its diverse and dedicated funding partners and proud of the work they make possible.

2015-2016 Donors $15,000+


National Endowment for the Arts

NYC Department of Cultural Affairs


Holly Cao and Robert Hellman

Mariana and George Kaufman

Adele and Joe Laurita

Margo MacNabb and James L. Nederlander

Charlene S. and James M. Nederlander

Louise and Len Riggio

Madalyn and Hal Rosenbluth

Ted Sarandos and Nicole Avant Sarandos

Jeanne and Herbert Siegel

Michele and Don Soffer


Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Ralph M. Cestone Foundation

Dana Foundation

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

Joel Foundation

Laird Norton Family Foundation

Newman's Own Foundation

The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation

RJL Charitable Foundation

Riggio Foundation


Akerman LLP

Columbia / Legacy Recording

Hearst Corporation


Kaufman Management


Nederlander of New York, Inc.

Oliver Wyman

RPM Music Productions

Samsung Electronics America

Social Giving Network

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