Supporters – Danspace Project

About Our Supporters

Danspace Project’s 2016-2017 Commissioning Initiative, a core component of The Choreographic Center Without Walls (CW²), receives generous support from the Jerome Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as well as the generous individuals that support the Creation Fund, including gifts in honor of the Elizabeth H. Berger Fund.

Danspace Project’s 2016-2017 season, including the DraftWork and Food for Thought series, are presented, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Danspace Project programs are made possible in part through PUBLIC FUNDS from the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York State Council on the Arts; the New York State DanceForce with funding from the New York State Council on the Arts Dance Program; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; and Materials for the Arts (a joint program of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and the Department of Sanitation).

Danspace Project extends special thanks to City Council Member Rosie Mendez, City Council Majority Leader and Cultural Affairs Committee Chair Jimmy Van Bramer, Finance Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, and State Assembly Member Deborah J. Glick for their advocacy and support.

Danspace Project gratefully acknowledges the PRIVATE SUPPORT of Anonymous; Arup; The Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts; Barbara Bell Cumming Foundation; Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation; Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; Howard Gilman Foundation; The Harkness Foundation for Dance; the Jerome Foundation; King’s Fountain; Lambent Foundation Fund of the Tides Foundation; The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Mertz Gilmore Foundation; the Metabolic Studio; the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts; The Stavros Niarchos Foundation; The Jerome Robbins Foundation; the James E. Robison Foundation; The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.; The Shubert Foundation; Joseph S. and Diane H. Steinberg Charitable Trust; and the Patrons and Members of Danspace Project.

Danspace Project receives additional support from ARTPIX, Paula Cooper Gallery, Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards, The Kitchen, Lutz + Carr, Pentacle, Porsena Restaurant, Andrea Rosen Gallery, Sky Frame Inc., and Veselka as well as from Apple, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, ExxonMobil Foundation, Google, Moody’s Foundation, and The Surdna Foundation through matching gifts programs.

Special thanks to Community Funds, Inc. – LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund for support of equipment and technological upgrades. In addition, lighting equipment was provided courtesy of Dance Theater Workshop and The Joyce Theater. Thank you to Porsena Restaurant.