We acknowledge individual contributors, our partners in the community, and foundation and corporate supporters who, through their commitment to bringing art and culture to diverse audiences, support the work of Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning.
The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning is housed in a landmark building owned by the City of New York and is funded with public funds provided through the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State’s 62 counties; the New York State Senate and Temporary President Malcolm A. Smith; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with support from Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg; Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. Levin; the New York City Council; Council Speaker Christine Quinn; the Queens Delegation of the Council; Deputy Majority Leader, Councilman Leroy Comrie; Councilman James F. Gennaro; and Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall.
Support of the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning is also provided, in part, by:
The Achelis Foundation
Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust
The Barker Welfare Foundation
The Bay and Paul Foundations
C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
Capital One Bank
Department of Transportation Urban Art Program
Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation
The Economist Group
The Glickenhaus Foundation
Greater Jamaica Development Corp
Greater Queens Chapter of the Links
Jamaica Center Business Improvement District
Korean Cultural Services of New York
Materials for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs/NYC Department of Sanitation/NYC Department of Education
Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
New York Community Bank Foundation
New York Community Trust
Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation
JCAL also receives in-kind support from the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation, Arizona Beverages, Costco Wholesale #310, Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas and Wendys.
The renovation and construction of the Jamaica Performing Arts Center was made possible with generous support from the Office of the Mayor, present and former Queens Borough Presidents Helen M. Marshall and Claire Schulman, the New York City Council Deputy Majority Leader Councilman Leroy Comrie, former City Councilman Archie Spigner, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Commissioner Kate D. Levin, Citibank, and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In addition to the support of our contributors listed above, we acknowledge individual supporters and our partners in the community who, through their commitment to audience development and interest in art and culture, support the work of JCAL.
JCAL acknowledges the following individuals for their generous support:
Joseph and Jeannine Bersito
Susan E. Chapman
Michael V. Daniels
Maria A. McCoy
John L. Moore
Gail C. Noble-Robinson
Harold & Beulah Bell
Julia D Bien-Aime
Howard E. Cooper
Mr. & Ms. Cosmas Bonaparte
Theora R. Davis
Sharon R. Devonish
Fay D. Hill
Dana T. Johnson
Jean K. Kellman
Ishbelle R. Martin
Marcia Y. McCalla
Edriel M. Noel
Germaine Alexander Parker
Paul Rivera Sr.
Dethress D. Ulmer-Lesley
Rudolph E. Walters
Ygmar E. Wiel
* JCAL would like to extend a special thanks to our Arts Partners, who have committed to make a donation each month. Your generosity helps to sustain our organization’s work, and we truly appreciate your dedication.