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Key Donors

Poets House is grateful to all who contribute to this place for poetry. Due to space limitations, the following acknowledges only gifts made during the last year. In Memory of Deborah Saltonstall Pease (1943-2014): Poet, former publisher of The Paris Review, philanthropist, and generous supporter and dear friend of Poets House

We salute those individuals and foundations whose recent generous leadership donations have enabled the growth of Poets House:

Penny & John Barr • Thomas M. & Kate Cheney Chappell • Robert Kissane • The Estate of Deborah S. Pease • Myra & Harold Shapiro • Margo & Anthony Viscusi • The J. M. Kaplan Fund • Leon Levy Foundation • The Reed Foundation • The Tomorrow Foundation

Poets House programs, services and capital project are made possible, in part, with public funds from:

Institute of Museum & Library Services • Manhattan Borough President’s Office • National Endowment for the Arts • National Endowment for the Humanities • New York City Council • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs • New York State Council on the Arts • The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Additional support comes from the following donors:

Foundations: Axe-Houghton Foundation • The Howard Bayne Fund • Cornelia & Michael Bessie Foundation • Bydale Foundation • The Concordia Foundation • Dedalus Foundation • The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation • Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art • The Sherman Fairchild Foundation • Jerome Foundation • LitTap • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council • Joseph & Katherine Macari Foundation • National Science Foundation • Jim Neuberger & Helen Stambler Neuberger Foundation • Stavros Niarchos Foundation • Pine Tree Foundation of New York • Renaissance Foundation • The Thompson Family Foundation • Turrell Fund • The Vervane Foundation • The Walbridge Fund • The Whistler Trust • The Winston Foundation • Charles Wright Foundation Corporations: Alfred A. Knopf • American Express • Berkshire Capital • Con Edison • Debevoise & Plimpton • Goldman Sachs • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP • Lutz & Carr • Merck Partnership for Giving • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Individuals: Roger Alcaly & Helen Bodian • Arthur Yorke Allen & Mary Stewart Hammond • Page Ashley • Andrew Bab • Anne Newman Bacal & Jules Bacal • Susan Baker & Michael Lynch • Ellen Ivey Bates • John and Natalie Blaney • Dyke Benjamin • Jutta & Hans Bertram-Nothnagel • Michel & Marie-Eve Berty • Robert Bielecki • Ernest & Rita Bogen • Michael Boyd • Louise Braverman & Steve Glickel • Louisa Briccetti & Jonathan Brill • Barbara K. Bristol • Karen Burkhardt • Marilyn Callander • Ivan Chermayeff • Jim Chervenak • Peter Cole • Bill Conway • Ginnie Cooper • Mary Cronson • Joan Davidson • Pierre & Ellen de Saint Phalle • Pierre & Ellen de Vegh • Frederick Doner & Michele Oka Doner • Katie Dove & Seth Hendon • Linda Earle • Priscilla Ellsworth • Cheri Fein • David Ferry • Irvine and Elizabeth Flinn • Fredericka Foster & Bennett Shapiro • John Fraser • Sarah Fuller • Kristin Gamble and Charlie Flood • Johanna & Leslie Garfield • Deborah Garrison • Marilyn Gelber • Prosser Gifford • Photios Giovanis • Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. • Alice Greenwald • Patricia Grodd • David & Joan Grubin • Agnes Gund • Jim & Erica Haba • Robert Herrmann • William Higgins & Anne Covell • Edward Hirsch • George Hirsch • Steven Holl • Rachael Horovitz • J. Chester & Freda Johnson • Elizabeth Kandall • Meredith Kane • Harry Kendall • Wendy Keys • Paula Kiely • William Kistler • Wendy Larsen • Norbert Lempert • Richard Levy and Lorraine Gallard • Owen Lewis & Susan Ennis • Nanette Loftus • Karen Lorenzo • Susan Lorence • Marcia Loughran • William Louis-Dreyfus • Anne Marie Macari • Taylor Mali • K. Ann McDonald • Bruce McEver • Rachel McPherson • Josephine A. Merck & James Stevenson • John Morning • Jane & Stanley Moss • Elizabeth Motika • Margaret Murray • William James Murray • Jim Neuberger • Eugene O’Brien • Susan Oliver • Thomas Palmer & Dominque Alfandre • Antonio Pérez / Borough of Manhattan Community College • Lin Peyton & Morris Hancock • Carole Pittelman • Audrey Platt • Frank Platt • Nicholas & Sheila Platt • Renate Ponsold • Linda Nochlin Pommer • Nicholas F. Potter • Joan Pratt • Warrie & Warfield Price • Anna Rabinowitz • Theresa Marie Reilly • Charles & Marcia Reiss • Frederic C. Rich • Christopher & Rebecca Roberts • Lillie Robertson • Theodore Rogers & Betsy Barlow Rogers • Paul Romero • Stewart Rosenblum • Neal Rosenthal & Kerry Madigan • Ruth & Alfred Rosenthal • Katharine Rudbeck • Anthony Sanders • Jeff Scheuer • Susan Schlechter • Michael Schwab • Richard & Sheila Schwartz • Andrew Senchak •Sam & Karen Seymour • Michael Sillerman • Laura Baudo & Robert F.X. Sillerman • Ward & Carolyn Smith • André Spears & Anne Rosen • Rene Steinke • Jamie Stern • Peter Stern & Helen W. Drutt English • Mr. & Mrs. James Stevens • Catharine Stimpson • Szilvia Szmuk-Tanenbaum • Jacqueline Terrassa • John & Eva Usdan •Michael Van Valkenburgh • Alicia Vargas • Alexander Villari • Enzo & Mayalen Viscusi • Kim Wainwright • Eliot Weinberger • Jerrie Whitfield & Richard Motika • Annie Wright • Barbara & Charles Wright • Kevin Young • Anonymous (2) Special thanks to our more than 1,000 members!

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