Support YoungArts


The encouragement of young artists is an investment in a future rich in culture. Your contribution to YoungArts helps us create experiences for students that last a lifetime—moving America’s most promising artists a little closer to their dreams.





Every dollar contributed to YoungArts is essential to the organization’s efforts to identify and nurture the country’s most promising young artists. By becoming a member, you help transform the lives of talented young artists while receiving benefits and access to YoungArts programs as part of the YoungArts community.


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Donor Events

The Backyard Ball is our largest annual fundraiser, and the culmination of 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 including Supper Club, Pop of Culture and Up Close & Personal.

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Giving Societies

Join the YoungArts Giving Society with a major gift, and champion the next generation of artists while accessing exclusive additional benefits. As a member of the YoungArts Giving Society, this gift directly supports a YoungArts program or initiative, and is 100% tax-deductible.

The Master’s Giving Society comprises the most generous YoungArts donors. Members share a commitment to providing leadership gifts that strengthen YoungArts’ critical artistic programs while expanding its national reach, and receive access to the most prestigious cultural happenings across the nation. Membership is reserved for donors with annual gifts of $100,000 and above.

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Corporate Partnership

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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Modeled on the transformative experience of its annual signature program, National YoungArts Week, regional programs are currently offered in Miami, New York and Los Angeles. These programs expose audiences to emerging artists from the community and allow participants to take master classes with world-renowned artists and showcase their work through performances, exhibitions, and readings at some of the most prestigious arts institutions in the country.

YoungArts Miami  |  YoungArts Los Angeles  |  YoungArts New York

Leave a legacy

Your planned gift will leave a lasting legacy in support of the arts for generations to come. A legacy gift can be created from your estate in many different ways. For additional information on planned giving, contact Felicia Marquez, Director of Development.

Contact Us

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. 


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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.

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The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, Inc. (d/b/a National YoungArts Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt institution. Donations are fully deductible unless otherwise indicated. 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, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA), OR VISITING REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration #CH708.