Gibney stands as a cornerstone in the New York City arts community, uplifting performing artists and community members through the transformative power of movement. The commitment of individuals like you allows us to further our vision for a better world, where the arts effect transformational change in our society.

With your support, we can realize the visions of artists across our field and City: Will you join us?

With gratitude,

Jesse Obremski and Jacob Thoman perform a lift


Learn how you can become involved and support Gibney’s programming and the NYC performing arts community below!


Gibney is proud to partner with corporations that value everything from promoting the arts and providing workspace for artists to working with survivors of gender-based violence and addressing violence prevention among youth in schools.

Partnership opportunities may be customized to make for a mutually beneficial relationship driven by how your company wishes to advance specific marketing and philanthropic priorities. Year-round, programmatic, and event sponsorship opportunities are available.

Gibney is proud to align itself with the following corporations:

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Con Edison: Sponsor of Gibney Company and dance-mobile performance series.

First Republic Bank: Lead sponsor of Gibney’s Move to Move Beyond movement workshops in partnership with Sanctuary for Families.

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Symbio Physiotherapy: Gibney Company’s exclusive physiotherapy partner.

Please email for more information.


Planned gifts are a meaningful way to create a legacy with Gibney and impact the New York City community for years to come. For more information or to notify us that you have designated Gibney in your estate plans, please email


By Check:
Mail your check payable to GINA GIBNEY DANCE, INC. to:

ATTN: Development
280 Broadway
New York, NY 10007

Wire or Stock Transfer:
Contact for more information

Matching Gifts:
Does your company match charitable contributions? Double the impact of your gift through a corporate match!

Facebook Fundraiser:
Facebook has made it easy for you to create a fundraiser, and we would love to count you among Gibney’s ambassadors. Make an impact by launching your own Gibney fundraiser anytime, anywhere:

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Artistic Associates Jacob Thoman and Leal Zielinska


Gibney extends its sincere thanks to the following individuals and institutions for their generous commitment and leadership.


Leadership Support
Andrew A. Davis* and The Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund

Jody and John Arnhold, Meringoff Family Foundation, Bethany* & Euan C. Menzies/The Ready Foundation

Arri Burrows*, Dani Effron Kline* & David Kline, Chanel H. Frazier*, Gina Gibney* & Pamela van Zandt, Esther Goldbas* & Daniel Tanenbaum, Jewel James Simmons*, Jessica A. Marshall* & Jerry Tepper, Diana Miller, Timothy & Virginia Millhiser, Alair Townsend*, Katherine C. Wickham*

Gerald M. Appelstein, Jordan Barr*, Carol Bryce-Buchanan*, Anna* & Jeremiah Connolly, Lauren DiPaolo, Fallon Fleming*, Frederica Gamble, Erik Gensler*, Lynn* & Marc Gitlitz, Karen Goldfeder*, Kathryn Karipides & David N. Brown, Nancy Lashine* & Gary Sher, Kim Manocherian*,  Za & Donald Manocherian, Jenny Morgenthau, Thomas Scott* & Vanessa Woog, Dr. Chad Woodard*

Anonymous, Jayne Baron Sherman & Deby Zum, Linda Greco & Maxine Blake, Ellen Hives & Russell Schreiber, Larry & Rachel Norton, Carol Ostrow & Michael Graff, Lisa & David Post, Barbara A. Rosen & Patricia A. Martone, Elaine Wolbrom

Anonymous, Edward A. Brill, Christopher Buckley & Liz Sharp, Cindy Camargo & Beth Barrett, Paul & Amy DiGeso Rakowski, Eleanor Dubinsky, Alejandra Duque Cifuentes, Shoshannah Freilich, Anne P. Delo & Rosemary E. Giuliano, Susan Gluck Pappajohn, Irma Hilton, Christopher Jones, Michelle & Victoria Loris, Barbara A. Rosen & Patricia A. Martone, Alaleh & Ariel Ostad, Kevin Phillips, Lisa & David Post, Toni Ross, James A. Schmidt, Barbara & Michael Schwartz, Barry Skovgard & Marc Wolinsky, Ellen Sorrin & David York, Jack Taylor, Elaine Wolbrom, Brian & Julia Wolfe

* Denotes Gibney Board member

List reflects gifts of $1,000 and above from July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021.

To join Gibney’s growing list of individual donors, email


Altman Foundation, Amazon Smile Foundation, Andrew A. Davis and the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, Arnhold Foundation, The Artis Grant Program, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Dextra Baldwin McGonagle Foundation, The Bay & Paul Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Booth Ferris Foundation, Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, Boy Scouts of America National Foundation, Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation, The Carey Foundation, Community Foundation of New Jersey, Concord Baptist ChristFund, Joseph & Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, Dance/NYC’s New York City Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program, made possible by The Mellon Foundation, Dancers Responding to AIDS/Broadway Cares, Inc., The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Lucius & Eva Eastman Fund, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Ford Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, The GriffinHarte Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Hearst Foundation, DuBose & Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund, Prospect Hill Foundation, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Jerome Robbins Foundation, Foundation for a Just Society, Harold I. & Faye B. Liss Foundation, Lotos Foundation, The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, The Mellon Foundation, Meringoff Family Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Morgan Stanley Foundation, The New York Community Trust, New York Women’s Foundation, New York University Community Fund, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, NYSCA/TDF TAP Plus, Consulate General of Israel in New York, Pfizer Foundation, Warburg Pincus Foundation, Suzanne Peck and Brian Friedman, Princess Grace Foundation-USA, The Ready Foundation, The Royal Norwegian Consulate General of New York, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s Charles E. Culpeper Arts and Culture Grant, The David Rockefeller Fund, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, The Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund, SeaChange Capital Partners, The SHS Foundation/Richard Feldman, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, Stonewall Community Foundation, Thompson Family Foundation, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Trust for Mutual Understanding, and The Agnes Varis Trust.

AMC Networks, Barbizon Lighting Company, Broadway Dance Center, Peter B. Cannell & Co. Inc., Capacity Interactive, Centerview Partners, Con Edison, Content Partners, LLC., DBI Projects, DLA Piper, EILEEN FISHER, First Republic Bank, Fram Realty LLC/Abro Management Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Grantmakers in the Arts, Kennedy Berg LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Life Time Inc., Macy’s, Matays Law Group PLLC, Morgan Stanley, New York Health & Racquet Club, Odd Dog Coffee, Safe Horizon, Sanctuary for Families, Slocum Construction Consulting Inc., Spectrum, Symbio Physiotherapy, and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Gibney receives additional support through the matching gift programs of American Express, BlackRock, The Benevity Community Impact Fund – A Fund of the American Online Giving Foundation, Disney, Google, JK Group, Inc., The Prospect Hill Foundation Matching Gift Program, Refinitiv, Societe Generale, SONY Corporation, UBS, Viking Global Foundation, and Wyndham Worldwide Corporation.

Gibney has received generous support from The City of New York & The Honorable Mayor Eric Adams, The New York City Council, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and The Honorable Tom Finkelpearl, The Honorable Former Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, The Honorable Speaker Corey Johnson, The Honorable City Council Member Margaret Chin, The Honorable Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, the Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact with support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’ CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund, Materials for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul, New York State Legislature & The Honorable Rebecca Seawright, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Office of Cultural Affairs.

The City of New York & The Honorable Mayor Eric Adams; The New York City Council & The Honorable Speaker Corey Johnson; The New York City Council & The Honorable Former Speaker Melissa Mark-Vivertito; The Honorable City Council Member Margaret Chin; The Honorable Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer; The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and The Honorable Tom Finkelpearl; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Booth Ferris Foundation; Ford Foundation; Howard Gilman Foundation; Mertz Gilmore Foundation; The Hyde & Watson Foundation; Li/Saltzman Architects, Judith Saltzman Principal; The Mellon Foundation; LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust; Jerome Robbins Foundation; The Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund; SHS Foundation, and the The Agnes Varis Trust.

Major support has also been provided by SeaChange Partners, Altman Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Suzanne Peck and Brian Friedman and Thompson Family Foundation.

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