Current Sponsors

The Institute is most grateful to the following current sponsors for their generous financial support:

The Herb Alpert Foundation
Susan De Boismilon Trust
Northrop Grumman
Stuart Subotnick
Lynda Thomas Estate
United Airlines


Doris Duke Foundation
Frank and Berta Gehry
National Endowment for the Arts
Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC)
Carolyn Powers

Ray and Vera Conniff Foundation
D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Sandra J. Evers-Manly
Ford Foundation
Lou and Kelly Gonda
Harold Goode
GRoW @ Annenberg
Herbie and Gigi Hancock
Los Angeles Unified School District, Beyond the Bell Branch
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Triad Foundation, Inc.

Patricia Baars
Brett and Dontrey Hart
Barbara Shapiro
The Shubert Foundation

Don Coe
Fulcrum Foundation
Sid Kaplan
The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation


The Honorable Madeleine Korbel Albright (1937-2022)
Massimo Biolcati /
Corina Higginson Trust
Elaine Shocas
Ronald and Cynthia Thompson


Page and Lou Adler / MIPF, Inc.
Carol Weiner Wilner


Don Briggs
Mark and Patricia Eklund
Robert W. Hickmott and Diane Dewhirst
Robert Shapiro

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Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz

If you would like to support the educational programs of the Institute to ensure that young people around the world have an opportunity to learn about jazz – America’s most important musical contribution to the world – please consider making an online contribution or contact us. The Institute is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and all contributions are tax-deductible. For more information about the Institute, please consult our GuideStar Profile.