Though YBCA’s facilities are temporarily closed, and though our staff is working remotely, we are still thinking of our community! We hope you are navigating the uncertainty of this moment with as much buoyancy as possible. We know that art is a powerful way to do that and we’re launching digital content to keep us connected amidst the distance.

Your support at this time means so much to us. Please note that our physical closure means we will be delayed in sending out acknowledgement letters. Any contributions will receive an automatically generated email confirmation, and we look forward to welcoming you as a supporter via mail when we return to the office. In the meantime, know you have our deepest appreciation.

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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.

If you would like more information about planned gifts, please contact Emily Lakin at 415-321-1320 or Thank you for including YBCA in your estate plans.


A warm thank you to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts contributors!

YBCA gratefully acknowledges contributions of $500 or more received between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

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

$100,000 and Above


Bloomberg Philanthropies
Blue Shield of California
California Arts Council
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The James Irvine Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Panta Rhea Foundation
Surdna Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

$50,000 – $99,999


Walter & Elise Haas Fund
The Kimball Foundation
Panta Rhea Foundation

$20,000 – $49,999


The Creative Work Fund, a program of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund also supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Ignite Arts Dallas at SMU Meadows
Koret Foundation
Meyer Sound
The MAP Fund, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
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 Bernard Osher Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation


Nicola Miner and Robert Mailer Anderson
Meridee Moore and Kevin King
David J. Weber and Renu Agrawal

$10,000 – $19,999


Grosvenor Americas
Ketel One Vodka
The Miner Anderson Family Foundation
The Sato Foundation


Rekha Patel
Ned Topham
Rachel and Ned Topham
Karen H. Wickre Fund

$5,000 – $9,999


Heron Arts
HMS Associates
The MCJ Amelior Foundation
MOCA Foundation


Ana Athanasiu Family Trust
Sara and Roy Bahat
The Beard Family
Alex Bould
Heidy Braverman and David Skinner
Carla and David Crane
Amy T. Eliot
Jonathan Ennis and Arline Klatte
Bob and Randi Fisher
Erik Mayo
Eileen and Peter Michael
Amir Mortazavi
Meg Spriggs
Jocelyn and Paul Startz
Amanda Weil

$2,500 – $4,999


Gaia Fund
Plant Construction Company, L.P.
SITELAB urban studio
Turner Construction


Berit Ashla and Aron Cramer
John Bankston and Robert C. Goodman
Rena Bransten Gallery
Diana Cohn and Craig Merrilees
M. Quinn Delaney and Wayne Jordan
John Elberling
Ann and Gordon Getty
James C. Hormel and Michael P. Nguyen
Shannon Jackson
Kevin Johnson and Karen Jenkins-Johnson
Mark Miles
Mrs. George R. Moscone
Leslie and Merle Rabine
Corinne Sklar
Srinija Srinivasan
Roselyne C. Swig
Mitchell and Kristen Yawitz

$1,000 – $2,499


Ennead Architects
Jessica Silverman Gallery
Pacific Market International, LLC
The Shalleck Collaborative, Inc.
Studio O+A
Studio VARA


Verda Alexander and Primo Orpilla
Anonymous (3)
Jonathan and Fran Axelrad
Trish Bransten and David Gallagher
Owsley and Victoire Brown
Darryl Carbonaro
Jeff and Lourdes Chang
David Cost and Kate Stechschulte
Deborah Cullinan and Kevin Cunz
Penelope Douglas and Jim Harrigan
Jennifer and Matias Duarte
Gloria and Saul Feldman
Matthew Goudeau
Wayne Hazzard
Helmut Wolfgang Schumann Foundation
Renuka Kher and Sandeep Solanki
Richard Laiderman and Jung-Wha Song
Joonho Lee and Kiyoung Nam
Alvin and Rosanne Levitt
Michael Manning and Glenn McCoy
Bruce McDougal and Daniel Rey
Nancy and Steven Oliver
Lisa Olson and Thomas Lau
Sarah Novotny and Jonathon Fletcher
Jan and Howard Oringer
Owsley Brown III Philanthropic Foundation
Dr. Michael and Mrs. Jocelyne Penn
Maggie and Tony Pico
Samia Rashed
Rebecca and Alan Ross
Diane Sanchez
John Sanger
Yvonne & Angelo Sangiacomo Family Foundation
Vicki Shipkowitz
Steve Smart and Javier Barreto
The Spalding Family Foundation
Anthony St. George and Joel Evans
Marc and Megara Vogl
Harvey and Leslie Wagner Foundation
Charles and Cheryl Ward
Nicole Ward-Parr
Zak Williams
Forest and Jane Young

$500 – $999


Anglim Gilbert Gallery
Auerbach Pollock Friedlander | Auerbach Glasgow
The Cultivist
Doran & Associates


Jerry Bailey
Michaela Cassidy and Terry C. Whitney
Yvette Chalom and Paul Fogel
Stuart and Barbara Cianos
Fahrettin Cirit
Austin Conkey
Tom DeCaigny and Seth Goldstein
Francesca Eastman and Edward Goodstein
Colin Eykamp
Marcia Feitel
Rebecca Follo
Kenneth J. Foster and Nayan Shah
Brian Gross and Dana Hart-Stone
Elna Moore Hall, Ph.D.
Thomas E. Horn
Priya H. Kamani
Maureen and James Knoll
Nancy Levinson
Lawrence Li and Philip Tran
Merissa Mann
Connie and Haig Mardikian
Jessica Marshall
Jennifer Mei and Dr. Hanmin Liu
John and Em Minor
Mark Mullen and Julie Campbell
Jim Newman and Jane Ivory
K. Oberhaus and L. Gathers
Mathieu Reeves
Ted Russell
Malia Simonds
Barbara Sklar
Djinnaya Stroud and Jason Bradford
Lava Thomas and Peter Danzig
Sarah and David Woodward
Robel Yemiru and Alison Duncan

Gifts In-Kind

Fort Point Beer Co.
Ronald W. Garrity
O’Neill Vintners & Distillers
Young’s Market