Thanks to a generous gift from the Greenwood Family, the Poetry Center is named in honor of Bella Unterberg, one of 92nd Street Y's founders.
The Unterberg Poetry Center is supported by the Leonard Block Poetry Center Endowment and the Busch Reading Endowment. Public funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art; the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development and the New York City Council; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Generous support has also been provided by Eva Colin Usdan and John Usdan; the Kaplen Foundation in honor of Eva Colin Usdan; Joan L. and Dr. Julius H. Jacobson, II; The Hite Foundation; Random House, Inc.; John E. Greenwood; the Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust; The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation; the Axe-Houghton Foundation; the Max and Rose Katz Foundation; The Bydale Foundation; W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.; Joan Blaine; Frances E. and Frederic S. Nathan; Ruth Schlesinger; Donna Regenstreif; Professor and Mrs. Robert Kavesh; and Poets & Writers, Inc., among others, particularly our season Patrons Program members.
The Poetry Center’s digital archive and webcasts are made possible in part by the generous support of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation; and The Aeroflex Foundation, in honor of Dave Nolan.
Subsidized tickets for students, seniors and other audience members are made possible through generous grants from the Dorothy and Sidney Singer Fund; the Doris U. Powell Memorial Fund; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Major support for the Poetry Center Schools Project has been provided by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development and the New York City Council; The Leir Charitable Foundations in memory of Henry J. & Erna D. Leir; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Generous support is also provided by The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation; the Moses L. Parshelsky Foundation; and the Alan and Katherine Stroock Fund, among others.