Support YoungArts


When you give to YoungArts, you are fostering the next generation of artists—the makers, thinkers and leaders of tomorrow. Your contributions help provide them with a lifetime of encouragement, opportunity and support.



Benefactor's Circle

The Benefactor's Circle is a vibrant network of philanthropists, collectors and arts and cultural patrons dedicated to sustaining emerging artists and YoungArts with annual gifts of $2,500–$14,999. Benefits include behind-the-scenes access to select master classes and artist residencies, invitations to artist talks and curated experiences, and private events such as pre-performance dinners and receptions. Your gift is 100% tax-deductible and supports meaningful artistic programs.

For additional information, please contact Nada Ridard, Development Manager, at [email protected] or 305-377-1140, extension 1802.

Giving Society

Champion the next generation of artists by directly supporting YoungArts programs and initiatives, and receive access to performances and intimate opportunities to observe the creative process. Membership is reserved for donors with annual gifts of $15,000–$99,999. This gift is 100% tax-deductible.

For additional information, please contact Dee Dee Sides at [email protected] or (305) 377-1140, extension 1807.

Master's Giving Society

Strengthen YoungArts’ critical artistic programs with a leadership gift, and receive exclusive access to the organization’s most significant engagements across the country. Membership is reserved for donors with annual gifts of $100,000 and above. This gift is 100% tax-deductible.

For additional information, please contact Dee Dee Sides at [email protected] or (305) 377-1140, extension 1807.

Corporate & Foundation Partnerships

YoungArts offers a wide range of opportunities for partnership and critical support for our key programs, including events and YoungArts’ ten artistic disciplines. These opportunities are investments that directly support the mission, offer extensive visibility and provide a premium affiliation to these core programs. Corporate Partners at every level receive a robust benefits package that includes valuable visibility, VIP access, hosting privileges on the YoungArts campus, and a curated benefit.


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The Backyard Ball is our largest annual fundraiser, and the culmination of National YoungArts Weekour signature national program celebrating the nation’s most promising artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts. More than 700 notable attendees gather in Miami to honor the achievements of these talented young artists.

The New York Gala underscores YoungArts' longstanding and growing commitment to supporting emerging New York artists. The event brings together New York City’s top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados. 

In addition to galas, YoungArts invites supporters to join artists, thought leaders and arts patrons at our private events.

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Contact Us

Checks should be made payable to:

National YoungArts Foundation
Attn: Development Department
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

For additional information, please contact us at [email protected] or 305.377.1140, extension 1802. 


Privacy Statement
The National YoungArts Foundation is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. The National YoungArts Foundation’ does not sell, trade, rent or share names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail address of our donors to any third party. The National YoungArts Foundation’ will use contact information of donors for completing a transaction, distributing receipts and thank-you letters, providing information about news and upcoming events, reporting to government agencies (when required by law) and for internal record-keeping purposes only. The National YoungArts Foundation will, upon request, delete a donor’s name from the mailing lists.

The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (d/b/a National YoungArts Foundation) is a 501(c) (3) tax exempt institution. Its registration number CH708 is in compliance with the Solicitations and Contributions Act. Donations are deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 59-2141837. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 800.435.7352 within Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.