The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation is grateful for the commitment and generous support of the foundations and government agencies who support our mission.

The Watermill Center’s programs are made possible by awards from Cowles Charitable Trust, Cultural Services of the French Embassy of the United States, Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust, Dr. Lee MacCormick Edwards Charitable Foundation, Foundation Agnès B., Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, JAF Foundation, Jerome Robbins Foundation, Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation, Robert Lehman Foundation, LLWW Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Nightingale Code Foundation, mediaThe foundation Inc., Red Butterfly Foundation, May & Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Suffolk County Office of Economic Development, Suffolk County Office of Film and Cultural Affairs, Leila & Mickey Straus Family Charitable Fund, Town of Southampton, and Trust for Mutual Understanding.

For more information about Foundation and Government funding opportunities, please contact Mary Ellen Obias, Director of Institutional Giving, at or (212) 253-7484 x124.

List as of January 1, 2020
photo © Inga Aleknaviciute

The high artistic standards of The Watermill Center and Robert Wilson’s work offer unique and extraordinary exposure to a strategic and highly desirable demographic. As a Corporate Sponsor, you will have the opportunity to reach our exclusive list of patrons, artists and celebrities through support of our year-round Artist Residency Program, International Summer Program, Education Programs, Annual Summer Benefit, special exhibitions, and open rehearsals.

Corporate Sponsor benefits vary with the level of support and can be coordinated to align with your marketing strategy.

For more information about becoming a Corporate Sponsor, please email or (212) 253-7484.

photo © Lovis Ostenrik