GIA Funding Partners

Grantmakers in the Arts acknowledges the generous support of our Funding Partners, who provide support above and beyond member dues. These contributions assist GIA with both general operating support and special programs and services.

GIA especially acknowledges its Funding Partner donors who provide multi-year grants, which are essential for the development and sustainability of programs over time, and the Leadership Circle, who make gifts of $10,000 and above.


Barr Foundation • Bloomberg Philanthropies • Bonfils-Stanton Foundation • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation • Ford Foundation • The Heinz Endowments • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation • Jerome Foundation • The Kresge Foundation • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation• Surdna Foundation •


$100,000 and up
Barr Foundation
Ford Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The Kresge Foundation
$50,000 – $99,999
The Anschutz Foundation
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
The Howard Gilman Foundation
Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation
Surdna Foundation
$25,000 – $49,999
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Bohemian Foundation
Denver Arts & Venues
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
The Heinz Endowments
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
William Penn Foundation
Rosenthal Family Foundation
The Wallace Foundation
Windgate Charitable Foundation
$10,000 – $24,999
The Herb Alpert Foundation
Americans for the Arts
Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
Bush Foundation
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
The George Gund Foundation
Jerome Foundation
The Joyce Foundation
Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation
The McKnight Foundation
The New York Community Trust
Walton Family Foundation


$5,000 – $9,999
The Cleveland Foundation
Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Up to $4,999
3Arts, Inc.
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
CrossCurrents Foundation
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The Durfee Foundation
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
The Merril G. and Emita E. Hastings Foundation
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Kentucky Foundation for Women
Linde Family Foundation
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
David Rockefeller Fund
Sony Pictures Entertainment

This listing of contributors was compiled as accurately as possible from GIA records as of 09/30/2020. Errors, however, can occasionally occur. If there are any discrepancies, please notify the Development and Membership Office at 929-452-3740.