YAYA is supported by foundations, individuals, and businesses who believe in the power of community arts education in New Orleans. More than 200 donors have supported YAYA in 2016-17, including: 

Keller Family Foundation, The RosaMary Foundation, Helis Foundation, Joan Mitchell Foundation, The Ruth U. Fertel Foundation, The Selley Foundation Fund, Gore Family Fund, Booth-Bricker Fund in honor of Mrs. Stella Farwell, Milton H. Latter Educational & Charitable Foundation GPOA Foundation, Pro Bono Publico Foundation, Paige Royer & J. Kerry Clayton, The Benjamin M. Rosen Family Foundation, The Cognizant Technology Solutions Charitable Fund, Arts Council of New Orleans, Baptist Community Ministries, Cahn Family Foundation, Monteleone Family Foundation, Jeff & Constance Carrere  Parker, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Foundation, Boh Brothers Centennial Fund, The Garden Study Club, Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust, Kay & Robert  Kerrigan, Paul Schott, Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation, Foundation for Louisiana, IBERIABANK, Pacific Gateway Concessions, Benjy Lowry & Shelly Gallender, Sharon Mole, Susan & Ralph Brennan, Mimi & Billy Groome, Shelby & Susan Russ, Karen Barnett, Bev and Johnny  Church, Coughlin Saunders Foundation, Cox Communications Inc., Diane & Wayne Ducote, Almar Foundation, Gregor Fox, Patti & Tommy Jahncke, Hunter Powell, Ann & Larry Rabin, Karen & Jim Ward, Wet Dog Glass LLC

YAYA is also deeply grateful to the more than 150 supporters who made the construction of the Arts Center possible. 

YAYA Arts Center Lead Supporters
Anonymous, aos interior environments, Clayton-Royer Family Fund, Collins C. Diboll Foundation, Ella West Freeman Foundation, Entergy Corporation, Gregor Fox, Fox Family Foundation, Goldring Family Foundation, Gore Family Fund, Keller Family Foundation, Kay & Bob Kerrigan, Elizabeth & James Landis, Landis Construction Company LLC, Milton H. Latter Educational & Charitable Foundation, MaggieGeorge Foundation, Gustaf W.McIlhenny Foundation, The Monteleone Family Foundation,
Ruth U. Fertel Foundation

YAYA Arts Center Founders
Toni & Richard Bachmann, Austen & Jonathan Bailly, Ellen & Mac Ball, Karen & Glenn Barnett, Cathy & Morris Bart, Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Glenny & Patrick Beahm, Barbara Beckman, Bellwether Technology Corporation, David Bensel, Jane & Greg Bensel, Sydney & Walda Besthoff, Linda Bjork, Anne Teague Landis & Cuyler Boad, Elizabeth Boh, Boh Brothers Centennial Fund, Carey Bond & Henry Lambert, Ashley & Edgar Bright, Patricia & Vernon Brinson, Dabney & Evan Brittain, Joey & Buzzy Brown, Robert Bruno, Barbara & Peyton Bush, Cahn Family Foundation, Storey & Anne Lynne Charbonnet, Bev & Johnny Church, Dathel & Tommy Coleman, Monique & Jamie Coleman, Mariana Cook, Angus Cooper, Mary & Bob Coyle, Margo & Clancy DuBos, Karen & Ollie Edmunds, Frances & Calvin Fayard, Ella & Walter Flower, Sally & Ron Forman, Pam Friedler, Tink Friedrichs, Ruthie & Lou Frierson, Ann & Tony Fuselier, Holli & Michael John Gaspard, Larkin & Mitchell Gaudet, Eric George, Ana & Juan Gershanik, Kevin Gillentine Gallery, Gwathmey & Fritz Gomila, Rebecca Gottsegen, Ricky Green, Mimi & Billy Groome, Henri & Terry Hall, Dana & Steve Hansel, Sissy Sullivan Hansen, Stephanie & Jeff Haynes, Helis Foundation, Beth & Axel Hester, Lisa Jo & Robert Hienz, Jane Scott & Philip Hodges, Ellinor & Doug Howard, Janet & Scott Howard, Paulette Hurdlik, IBERIABANK, Patti & Tommy Jahncke, JARE Consulting, Babs & Richard Johnson, Mary Jo & Calvin Johnson, Kabacoff Family Foundation, Kavanagh Family Foundation, Tina & Barry Kern, Robert T. Kerrigan, Thomas Kerrigan, Vivien Kerrigan, Mark Klein, Ann & John Koerner, Peggy & Jack Laborde, Laitram, Beth & Hugh Lambert, Baty Landis & Lee Arnold, David Landis, Sally & Jay Lapeyre, Mary Anne Leach, Libby-Dufour Fund, Liberty Bank, Lower Eastside Girls Club, Sheldon Lykes, Rebecca Madura, Nancy & Mike Marsiglia, Sarah Martzolf, Mary Freeman Wisdom Foundation, Ulrika Matthiessen, Sean Meenan and the Habana Family, Jane Y. & Wilbur E. Meneray, Meraux Foundation, Anne & King Milling, Louise H. Moffett Family Foundation, Sally & Dev Moring, Marianne & Alan Mumford Foundation, New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute, Charlotte & Dean Nicoladis, Marie O’Neill, Julie Oreck, Mario Padilla, Connie & Jeff Parker, Carter & Claiborne Perrilliat, Jeanie & Claiborne Perrilliat, Margo & Esmond Phelps, Hunter Powell, Steve & Kathy Price, Lanier & Paul Pursley, Ann & Larry Rabin, Raising Cane’s, Anne & Edmund Redd, Michele Reynoir & Kevin Clifford, Paulette Rivas, Rush Masonry, Inc., Susan & Shelby Russ, Pam & Bill Ryan, The Selley Foundation, Lynn & Charles Smith, Mimi & Ken Smith, Katherine Solomon, Brady Steward, Lillian Stewart, The Storper Family Foundation, The Sue Sue Foundation, Illeana & Jose Suquet, Allen Toussaint, Tom Varisco & Cindy Connick, Jones Walker LLP, Marian H. Wallis, Karen & Jim Ward, Thomas Westervelt, Wet Dog Glass, LLC, Dian & Tom Winingder, Elizabeth & Carlos Zervigón, Mary Zervigón