Make a Donation

Donate here to support the International Studio & Curatorial Program.

A contribution of any amount will directly further ISCP’s mission of advancing the careers of emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the globe and serving New York City publics. ISCP sincerely thanks and acknowledges the generous support of the foundations, trusts, individuals, government organizations, corporations, and in-kind and pro-bono supporters in 2019.

Download ISCP’s most recent 990 here.

There are many different ways to contribute and join our global community of supporters:

Become a Member

Join the ISCP Young Patrons

Young Patrons is a dynamic ISCP group that offers unique contemporary arts programming and events. Young Patrons brings together like-minded individuals and cultivate a group of young supporters of ISCP’s core goal: to promote the development of artistic and curatorial practice through international cultural and creative exchange.

Annual benefits include: access to bespoke arts programming throughout New York City and its surroundings, opportunities to explore ISCP on an intimate basis, updates on recent achievements of ISCP residents and alumni, recognition on ISCP website, early invitations to distinctive ISCP events, and hosting the Summer Open House.

Membership fee: $200

Young Patrons membership is annual, from September through August, with renewals in September of each year.

For additional information contact youngpatrons@iscp-nyc.org.

Join the Director’s Circle

Director’s Circle is an intimate program, limited to ten members of extraordinary supporters who understand the power of artists and curators as change makers of today’s world.

Annual benefits include: two gatherings per year at ISCP for 2-3 studio visits each; private receptions with ISCP residents; an exclusive visit per year at a prominent New York art collector’s home; two gallery walks led by ISCP’s Executive Director; and VIP access to selected art fairs.

Membership fee: $3,000

Sponsor an ISCP Residency

Sponsor a residency in one of ISCP’s 35 private studios and help nurture the next generation of international artists and curators here in New York City.

ISCP residencies have a long-term positive impact on participating artists and curators. Through our robust program of activities, residents are thoroughly introduced to the vibrant New York City art world.

Contact Alexandra Friedman at afriedman@iscp-nyc.org for details on current sponsorship fees.

View a list of current and prior sponsors here.

Limited Editions

Since 2016, artists have created a limited edition made exclusively for ISCP to support or work and mission. All editions have been donated in full allowing all proceeds to benefit ISCP.

The following editions are available for purchase:

  • Gauri Gill, Untitled, from the series Acts of Appearance, 2015-ongoing, archival pigment print
  • Shilpa Gupta, Border Sky, 2020, archival print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
  • Cary Leibowitz, Self-esteem 5 cents, 2016, hard enamel on 24-karat gold-plated iron charm, engraved with artist’s name and edition number, in drawstring pouch
  • John Kørner, Supermarket Fruits, 2019, lithographic print
  • Joseph Kosuth, ‘Comparing—compiling— classifying—contradicting’, 2017, paint on aluminum

Special Funds

Nicholas Coutts Memorial

The Nicholas Coutts Memorial Fund, in memory of South African fiber media artist and fashion designer Nicholas Coutts, will support an artist working with textiles from South Africa, or who has lived in South Africa for three years or longer.

Donate here.

Dennis Elliott Founder’s Fund

The Dennis Elliott Founder’s Fund supports residencies for artists and curators from countries without extensive government arts infrastructures, continuing to make ISCP a truly international program accessible to all.

Donate here.

Jane Farver Memorial Fund

The Jane Farver Memorial Fund, named in honor of Jane Farver, a globally celebrated curator who served as a dedicated trustee,  supports an annual residency for a curator

Donate here.

For further information or inquiries on about supporting ISCP, contact Juliana Cope, Director of Development and Programs Manager, at jcope@iscp-nyc.org.

ISCP is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization and all charitable contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Share your mailing address to receive a thank you letter from ISCP which will serve as a receipt for your tax-deductible contribution. Your contribution will be acknowledged on our website, unless you wish to remain anonymous.