Sponsors, Donors, Partners, and Supporters


Arts Thrive and Grow has been funded by New York State, Kathy Hochul, Governor. We thank Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins for her extraordinary commitment and leadership, and our elected officials who represent our grantmaking region: Senators Jake Ashby and Neil D. Breslin; Assemblymembers Scott H. Bendett, Patricia Fahy, John T McDonald III, Angelo Santabarbara, Phil Steck, and Mary Beth Walsh.


10 Years of LOOK! Youth Art Programs (as of 7/2/2024):

Featured donors gifted $50+ towards the campaign 

Individual Support

Anonymous, Ellen B. Brickman, Kevin & Cindi Dubner, Jeanne Flanagan, Hon. James M. Gaughan & Keith C. Lee, Carlsbury Gonzalez & Patricia Triller, Ellen Jabbur, Robert Kanarkiewicz, Holly Katz, Kevin Kuhne, Mary LaFleur, Mary Kate & Mark McCarty, Annette Nanes & Scott Meyer, Rachel Nieves, Rita Papandrea, Andrew Pellettieri & Fern Apfel, Susan Richardson, Joann Ryan, Jacob Shen, & James Warren

Business, Foundation, & Government Support

Carl E. Touhey Foundation, Honest Weight Food Co-op, NYS Legislative Initiative Grant through the Office of Children & Family Services with support from Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, The RED Bookshelf, Stewart's Shops Holiday Match

Annual Appeal 2023 donors

Anonymous; Accounting for All Charitable Fund; Mary Beth Allen; Linda Bacon; Martin Bannan; Mia Barbera; Cyndy Barbone & John Golde; Jeffrey P. Bender; Joel Best; Ellen Brickman; Lisa Brown; Laura Cannamela; Steven Carberry; James J. Carr; Carl Cording; Chris DeMarco; Kevin & Cindi Dubner; Andrew Elder; Jody Ference; Sydney Fleisher & Gayle Anderson; Carlsbury Gonzalez; Robin Gordon; Chris & John Greenhut; Tammis Groft; Mark Harris & Melanie Greenspan; William Harris, Esq & Holly Katz; Nancy Henry; Ellen Jabbur; Naomi Lewis; Tina Lincer; Linda Macaione; Robert Mason; Mary Kate & Mark McCarty; Bruce J McEwing; Christine Miles-Kelliher; Annette Nanes; Cathy O'Neill; Rita Papandrea; Kathleen Parker; David Phaff; Tim & Ellen Pierce; Nancy Pierson & Gary Gold; Ellen Prakken; Joann Ryan; Susan Schmader; Karen Schupack; Patricia Testo; Edytta & Peter Wojnar; Rain Worthington; & others!

Gala 2023 supporters

Exhibit Sponsors ($500 level)

William Harris, Esq & Holly Katz; Kevin & Cindi Dubner; BoogieREZ; Son of Egg; Carlsbury Gonzalez & Patricia Triller; Rob Malkus; Ellen B. Brickman; HIG Construction; Ann Pfau & David Hochfelder; & Andrew Kwok

Exhibition Supporters ($250 level)

Eugene O'Neill; clb strategies, LLC; BoogieREZ; Trumastr; Ed Ticson & Shannon Johnson; Zachery Gohl; Gillian Hamilton; Nicole DamaPoleto; Brian Murphy; Kathleen Parker; Kendall Gardner; Erik Laffer; & Alfredo Medina Jr  & Jeannine Trimboli

Gallery Upgrade Sponsors ($100 level)

Brian Onofry; Joseph Alteri; Alicia Carr; Matt Schiesel; Janelle Pelli; Tim & Ellen Pierce; & Erik Laffer

*listed in no particular order* 

See below for FY24:

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Thank you for your ongoing support.