Funders and Donors

Emerging Arts Leaders of Los Angeles (EAL/LA) is supported by a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Additional thanks to a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs for program support of Creative Conversations. 


EAL/LA was supported, in part, by a 2010-2014 grant from The James Irvine Foundation.

EAL/LA has received in-kind support from The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Autry Museum, Art Career Cafe, Broken Age Brewery, Concrete + Clay, Glendale Arts, The Greyhound Bar & Grill, Barnsdall Art Park, LA Conservancy, The Huntington Library and Gardens, LA Opera, The Armory Center for the Arts, The Vision Theater, Otis College of Art and Design, The Skirball Cultural Center, The Savvy Actor, BevMo, and Trader Joe's.

EAL/LA wishes to thank the following donors for their commitment and generosity:

  • Tara Aesquivel
  • Jennifer Babcock
  • Brenda Barnes
  • Yvonne Bell
  • Krystal Boehlert
  • Nora Bright
  • Kelly Christ
  • Joanna Collins
  • Jorge Fiffe
  • Jian Gorman Huang
  • Jeffrey Haydon
  • Ryan Henisey
  • Leslie Ito
  • Letitia Ivins
  • Clare Kiklowicz
  • Carol Krieks
  • Johnnie Langley
  • Nancy Langley
  • Rosa Langley
  • Jessica McLoughlin
  • John Nuckols
  • Maria Paredes
  • Cynthia Pearson
  • Edward Pearson
  • Scott Reed
  • Kristin Runnels
  • Camille Schenkkan
  • Jerusha Schmalzel
  • Stephanie Stallings
  • Matthew Sterenchock
  • Ondy Sweetman
  • Elizabeth Van Vleck
  • Patrick Varon
  • Nancy Walch
  • Elizabeth Watchel

Without these organizations and individuals, EAL/LA would not be able to serve the arts professionals of Los Angeles. On behalf of the Leadership Council, we offer our sincere gratitude.