Ways to support VLA

No gift is too big or too small. Donations of $25, $50, or $100 today really can make a difference tomorrow. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Your personal contribution to VLA will help us continue and expand our services:

  • Legal services to low-income artists
  • Legal services to arts nonprofit organizations
  • Educational programming
  • Scholarship programs for artists
  • Outreach programming
  • Maintain lower fees for legal services and educational programs

Organizing a fundraiser?

Whether you are coordinating a lecture, party, or concert, donating the proceeds to VLA is simple and guarantees the continuation of our services to the arts community. If you plan to support us with a fundraiser, please contact Kathryn E. Wagner, Esq., registrations@vlany.org.

CONTACT: 212.319.2787, ext.1

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Supporters

Our sincerest thanks to all our supporters. VLA is a nonprofit legal service organization supported in part with public funds, by state agencies, and through generous gifts from all our wonderful supporters.

Institutional  Members

Benefactor Level

  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Davis & Gilbert LLP
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Home Box Office, Inc.
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Skybridge Capital
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Sustainer Level

  • Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
  • The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Herrick Feinstein LLP
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Leichtman Law PLLC
  • McLaughlin & Stern LLP
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Shapiro Arato LLP
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Withers Bergman LLP

Foundation, Corporate and Government Support

  • Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • Esquire Bank
  • First Republic Bank
  • The Liman Foundation
  • The Lucille Lortel Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • The Reed Foundation
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • The Venable Foundation

Gala Supporters

Gold Sponsors

  • Citi
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Bronze Sponsors

  • Citi Cards
  • Citi Holdings
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • David Leichtman and Laura A. McGinn
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Shapiro Arato LLP
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Contributors

  • City National Bank
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Agnes Gund
  • Herrick Feinstein LLP
  • Neil Jenney
  • Martin Karlinsky
  • LexisNexis
  • Lionsgate Entertainment
  • Jonathan Moses and Abby Young
  • Netflix
  • Paul Robinson
  • Donna and Ed Sirlin
  • SAG-AFTRA