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 • Doris Duke Charitable 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 • M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust • Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation


$100,000 and up
Barr Foundation
Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
Ford Foundation
$50,000 – $99,999
The Howard Gilman Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
$25,000 – $49,999
Bloomberg Philanthropies
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
Denver Arts & Venues
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
The Heinz Endowments
The Kresge Foundation
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
William Penn Foundation
Rosenthal Family Foundation
Surdna Foundation
The Wallace Foundation
Windgate Charitable Foundation
$10,000 – $24,999
The Herb Alpert Foundation
Americans for the Arts
Bush Foundation
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
The Cleveland Foundation
Colorado Creative Industries
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
The Getty Foundation
The George Gund Foundation
Jerome Foundation
The Joyce Foundation
Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation
Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation
Jonathan Logan Family Foundation
The McKnight Foundation
The New York Community Trust
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Walton Family Foundation
Zellerbach Family Foundation


$5,000 – $9,999
Akonadi Foundation
Castellano Family Foundation
East Bay Community Foundation
Fleishhacker Foundation
Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Silicon Valley Creates
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Up to $4,999
3Arts, Inc.
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
The Chicago Community Trust
Creative Sonoma
CrossCurrents Foundation
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The Durfee Foundation
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Kentucky Foundation for Women
Linde Family Foundation
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
David Rockefeller Fund
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Whistler's Brother Fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

This listing of contributors was compiled as accurately as possible from GIA records as of 03/15/2019. Errors, however, can occasionally occur. If there are any discrepancies, please notify the Development and Membership Office at 929-452-3740.