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About Us


Funding for Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center programs, scholarships, tuition subsidies, and building renovation is supported by:


Government Support

  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council
  • New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie
  • New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams
  • New York City Council Member Eric Dinowitz
  • New York City Council Member Kevin Riley
  • New York State Senator Jamaal T. Bailey
  • The Coalition of Theaters of Color
  • The Cultural Immigrant Initiative of the New York City Council
  • New York City Department of Education (DOE)
  • New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature
  • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)


  • Altman Foundation
  • Barker Welfare Foundation
  • Booth Ferris Foundation
  • Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY), a project of Tides Center
  • D'Addario Foundation
  • Dance/NYC
  • The ELMA Music Foundation
  • Jack and Jill Foundation of America, Inc., Bronx Chapter
  • Lily Auchincloss Foundation
  • Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
  • The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Mellon Foundation
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • The New Yankees Stadium Community Benefits Fund, Inc.
  • Pasculano Foundation
  • Paige Fraser Foundation
  • The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
  • Theatre Development Fund (TDF)
  • Thompson Family Foundation
  • William Talbott Hillman Foundation


  • Con Edison, Inc
  • Google
  • Salesforce

We express warm gratitude to our many individual donors!