Support NYWC

We are a grass-roots organization supported by donations and membership dues. We welcome donations in any amount. Your donations make a tremendous difference to us in planning our budget and project goals for each year. New York Women Composers, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. As such, your donation is fully deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Your contribution will help ensure that we can continue amplifying the work of women composers through our Seed Money Grant program, which is in its 20th year, among other exciting programming generated by NYWC!

TO PAY ONLINE: Please click the link below to make a secure, tax-deductible, online contribution to New York Women Composers through our PayPal Giving Fund or Venmo. Make a one-time donation or set up recurring donations.

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TO PAY BY CHECK: To contribute by check, fill out the form below. You will receive an e-mail response that contains a street address to which you can mail your check.

Contribution Amount(Required)

Board Member Stefania de Kenessey and Seed Money Grant Recipient Donna Weng Friedman.
Board Member Stefania de Kenessey and Seed Money Grant Recipient Donna Weng Friedman.

Levels of Support

Friend ($25 – $99)

Supporter ($100 – $249)

Sustainer  ($250 – $999)

Sponsor ($1,000 – $5,000)

Benefactors’ Circle ($5,000+)

$1,000 Sponsors ONE Seed Money Grantee      (if you make it a recurring annual donation, we will name an SMG after you.)

$2,500 Sponsors ONE Seed Money Grantee and part of our seasonal Tutti workshop series.

$10,000 Covers the cost of one year of our flagship Seed Money Grant Program

MAKE AN IN-KIND DONATION: Is there another way you’d like to support New York Women Composers? We are always open to partnerships, in-kind contributions, and corporate matching opportunities. Please reach out to us to inquire further.


New York Women Composers gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Horizons Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the Puffin Foundation. New York Women Composers also wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the following individuals for their support.

Benefactors’ Circle
Anonymous Donor

Jonathan Falk
Mary and Lon Allan

Marilyn Bliss
Sara Paar
Debra Kaye
Scott Killian
Javier Oviedo
Cynthia Lilley
Stefania De Kenessey
Patricia Leonard

Chen Yi
Victoria Goss
Ann Warren
Allan Markowitz
Anonymous Donor
Lynn Bechtold
Rain Worthington
Aram Tchobanian
Karin Schall
Jennifer Jolley
Catherine Neville

Sang Mi Chung
Svjetlana Bukvich
Nina Camp
Marcia Eckert
Beth Anderson Harold
Tomoko Kern
Eugene Rohrer
Faye-Ellen Silverman
Mioi Takeda
Artis Wodehouse
Alyssa Reit
Jane Leslie

List Updated: November 2023