Individual Giving

YBCA champions the San Francisco arts community. When you make a gift to support YBCA, you are funding a community hub and a welcoming, artist-centric home. You are supporting an oasis in the middle of a world class city and a space where folks gather to pause and reflect, laugh and connect, and enjoy the best arts and cultural experiences the Bay Area has to offer. Your support allows us to fulfill our mission of generating culture that moves people.

As we mark our 30th anniversary, join this community of inspiring individuals by making a gift to support our important space, performances, exhibitions, and resources for artists.

If you would like to make a gift via check, stock, or money wire, please email: [email protected] 

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Corporate Support

Our corporate partners provide vital support to YBCA and help us fulfill our mission of generating culture that moves people. Corporate partners are entitled to exclusive benefits at YBCA, including VIP events, special recognition, and priority event space booking. More information can be found here in our corporate membership brochure or by emailing [email protected]

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Planned Giving

Designating YBCA as a beneficiary in your will, charitable remainder trust, life insurance policy or retirement fund allows you to create a legacy of support for lasting cultural impact.

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YBCA gratefully acknowledges gifts made in the past two fiscal years from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022.

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

$100,000 and Above

Blue Shield of California

California Arts Council

California Office of the Small Business Advocate

Marilyn Conrad Trust

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Ford Foundation

Walter & Elise Haas Fund

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Kenneth Rainin Foundation

San Francisco Arts Commission

MacKenzie Scott

Small Business Administration



$50,000 – $99,999

Anonymous (2)

Bloomberg Philanthropies

National Endowment for the Arts

$20,000 – $49,999


Bonfire Labs

Creative Work Fund

Koret Foundation

The Moca Foundation

Meridee Moore: In Memory of Kevin King

The Bernard Osher Foundation

William Penn Foundation

Rasmuson Foundation

Jennifer Redmond Esq.*

Yerba Buena Community Benefit District

$10,000 – $19,999


Alternate Roots

Ignite/Arts Dallas

Nicola Miner and Robert Mailer Anderson

New England Foundation for the Arts

Leslie and Merle Rabine

Mira Rao

Philip Sager

The Sato Foundation

Sharon Simpson / Simpson Family

Corinne Sklar

State Compensation Insurance Fund

The Triumph Philanthropy Fund

David Joseph Weber and Renu Agrawal

$5,000 – $9,999


Sunya Berkelman-Rosado

Michelle Branch and Dale Cook

Amy T. Eliot

Heron Arts

Renuka Kher and Sandeep Solanki

Kinkade Family Foundation

Dr. Hanmin Liu and Ms. Jennifer Mei

Nion McEvoy

The Norman Foundation

Judilee Reed

James Richardson

Malia Simonds & Elliot Kirschner

$2,500 – $4,999

Anonymous (2)

Amalgamated Bank

Lisa Brown and Daniel Handler

Diana Cohn and Craig Merrilees

Carla and David Crane

Lisa Renee Ellis

Randi and Bob Fisher

Gaia Fund

David Harris and Aviva Aminova

James C. Hormel and Michael P. Nguyen

Marcia and Robert Popper

Helmut Wolfgang Schumann Foundation

Srinija Srinivasan

Karen Wickre

Mitchell and Kristen Yawitz

$1,000 – $2,499


Verda Alexander and Primo Orpilla

The Candide Group Fund

Jeff and Lourdes Chang

Stuart and Barbara Cianos

The Charles Piper Cost Foundation

M. Quinn Delaney and Wayne Jordan

Gloria and Saul Feldman

Robert C. Goodman and John Bankston

Ayele Hadero

David Hornik and Pamela Hornik

Jared Jensen

Richard Laiderman and Jung-Wha Song

Erik Mayo

Peter Rigano and Cody Hicks

Joyce Shon

Gussie Stewart

Harvey & Leslie Wagner Foundation

San San Wong

$500 – $999

Anonymous (2)

Anonymous In-kind (2)*

Berit Ashla and Aron Cramer

Jamie Bennett*

Brandi Brooks and Tim Losch

Yvette Chalom and Paul Fogel

Brian Connolly: In Memory of Paul Connolly

The Cultivist

Catherine and Bryan Daniels

Doran & Associates

Penelope Douglas and Jim Harrigan

Francesca Eastman and Edward Goodstein

Colin Eykamp

Rebecca Follo

Tracy Freedman

Deborah Greer and Roni Raulwing

Marcy Levine

Nancy Levinson

Lawrence Li and Philip Tran

Margaret Lynch

Catherine Marshall

Bruce McDougal and Daniel Rey

Francine Miller

Nancy and Steven Oliver

Nazli Parvizi

Rekha Patel

Elizabeth and Justice Reed

Mathieu Reeves

Sara Roepke

Chris Safford

Mr. James Sottile Jr.

Roselyne Swig

Clyde Valentin

Marc and Megara Vogl

Zak Williams and Olivia June

Chris Wittman

*In-kind contribution