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YBCA gratefully acknowledges gifts made in the past two fiscal years from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021. This support has sustained critical programs during the pandemic.

Special thanks to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

$100,000 and Above


Bloomberg Philanthropies

California Arts Council

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Ford Foundation

Walter & Elise Haas Fund

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Institute of Museum and Library Services

The James Irvine Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Kenneth Rainin Foundation

San Francisco Arts Commission




Marilyn Conrad Trust

MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett


$50,000 – $99,999


The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

Panta Rhea Foundation


$20,000 – $49,999



The Kimball Foundation

Koret Foundation

The MAP Fund

The Moca Foundation

The Bernard Osher Foundation

William Penn Foundation

Rasmuson Foundation

Yerba Buena Community Benefit District



Chavez Family Foundation

Meridee Moore and Kevin King

$10,000 – $19,999


Alternate ROOTS

American Council of Learned Societies

Ignite/Arts Dallas 


New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Sato Foundation

Zellerbach Family Foundation


Anonymous (3)

Sidney E. Frank Foundation

Nicola Miner and Robert Mailer Anderson

Aston & Aushlee Motes

Leslie and Merle Rabine

James Richardson

Philip Sager

Sharon Simpson

Corinne Maria Sklar

David Joseph Weber and Renu Agrawal

$5,000 – $9,999



Kinkade Family Foundation

Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation


Mrs. Mary L. Bianco

Sunya Berkelman-Rosado

Michelle Branch and Dale Cook

Catherine and Bryan Daniels

Amy T. Eliot

Heron Arts

Renuka Kher and Sandeep Solanki

Barbara D. Kibbe and Chris Lorents

Dr. Hanmin Liu and Ms. Jennifer Mei

Erik Mayo

The Norman Foundation

Malia Simonds & Elliot Kirschner

Ned Topham

Zak Williams & Olivia June

$2,500 – $4,999


Amalgamated Bank




Lisa Brown and Daniel Handler

Diana Cohn and Craig Merrilees

Penelope Douglas and Jim Harrigan

Lisa Renee Ellis

Dave Elfving

Gloria and Saul Feldman

Randi & Bob Fisher

Gaia Fund

Anna and Richard Gardner Estate

David Harris and Aviva Aminova

James C. Hormel and Michael P. Nguyen

Karen Jenkins-Johnson and Kevin Johnson

Arline Klatte and Jonathan Ennis

Nancy Levinson

Amir Mortazavi

Rekha Patel

Robert and Marcia Popper

Petra Schumann and Rob Wullenjohn

Srinija Srinivasan

Karen H. Wickre Fund

Mitchell and Kristen Yawitz

$1,000 – $2,499


Rainbow Grocery Cooperative


Anonymous (5)

Verda Alexander and Primo Orpilla

John Bankston and Robert C. Goodman

Rena G. Bransten

The Candide Group Fund

Jeff and Lourdes Chang

The Charles Piper Cost Foundation

M. Quinn Delaney and Wayne Jordan

Jennifer and Matias Duarte

Zoe Evans Reinsch and Johnny Reinsch

Deborah Greer and Roni Raulwing

Ayele Hadero

Mick and Sabrina Hellman

Shannon Jackson

Jared Jensen

Richard Laiderman and Jung-Wha Song

Joonho Lee and Kiyoung Nam

In memory of Nancy Livingston

Bruce McDougal and Daniel Rey

Lois E. and R. Duke Miller Family Foundation

Jim Moriarty

Lisa Olson and Thomas Lau

David Packard and M. Bernadette Castor

Judilee Reed

Peter Rigano and Cody Hicks

Bob Ross Foundation

Rebecca and Alan Ross

Vicki Shipkowitz

Steve Smart and Javier Barreto

The Spalding Family Foundation

Gussie Stewart

Studio O+A

Marc and Megara Vogl

Harvey and Leslie Wagner Foundation

$500 – $999


Anonymous (6)

Heidy Braverman and David Skinner

Brandi Brooks and Tim Losch

Yvette Chalom and Paul Fogel

The Cultivist

Gemma Daggs

Doran & Associates

Francesca Eastman and Edward Goodstein

Colin Eykamp

Marcia Feitel

Rebecca Follo

Tracy Freedman

Rita Hargrave

Ed and Peggy Kavounas

Maureen and James Knoll

Marcy Levine

Lawrence Li and Philip Tran

Margaret Lynch

Cathy Maupin

K. Oberhaus and L. Gathers

Nancy and Steven Oliver

Elizabeth and Justice Reed

Mathieu Reeves

Chris Safford

Holly Sherratt

Mr. James Sottile Jr

Anthony St. George and Joel Evans

Roselyne C. Swig

Chris Wittman

E. San San Wong