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Salt of the Earth

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BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival Sponsor:

Leadership support provided by Nash Family Foundation

Support provided by The Jim Henson Foundation and Cheryl Henson

Major support for theater at BAM provided by:
The Francena T. Harrison Foundation Trust
Stephanie & Timothy Ingrassia
Donald R. Mullen Jr.
The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund
The SHS Foundation
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.

Major support for BAM Education programs provided by:

Expansion of BAM Education and Community programs made possible by the support of The SHS Foundation

Leadership support for BAM Education programs is provided by the Altman Foundation; The Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation; The Jaharis Family Foundation; Martha A. & Robert S. Rubin; and Judith R. & Alan H. Fishman

Leadership support for digital initiatives for education provided by The Simon and Eve Colin Foundation, Lemberg Foundation, and Bob Greenberg and R/GA.

BAM Education programs are supported by: Jody and John Arnhold; The Barker Welfare Foundation; The Bloomingdale’s Fund of the Macy’s Foundation; Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.; Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation; Goldman Sachs Gives at the recommendation of David & Susan Marcinek; The William and Mary Greve Foundation; National Grid; The Jerome Robbins Foundation, Inc.; May & Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; In Memory of Robert Sklar; Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation; NJ/NY Snowflake Youth Foundation; Tiger Baron Foundation; The Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation; and Travelers Foundation

BAM Education programs are endowed by: Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund for Community, Educational, & Public Affairs Programs; Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin; William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education and Humanities Programs; The Irene Diamond Fund; and The Robert and Joan Catell Fund for Education Programs.

The BAM facilities are owned by the City of New York and benefit from public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with support from Mayor Bill De Blasio; the New York City Council including Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras, Cultural Affairs Committee Chair Jimmy Van Bramer, the Brooklyn Delegation of the Council, and Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo; and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. BAM would like to thank the Brooklyn Delegations of the New York State Assembly, Joseph R. Lentol, Delegation Leader; and New York Senate, Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Delegation Leader.

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