Major Gifts

Juilliard’s major gifts program celebrates individuals whose support advances the School’s mission of providing the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world. The generosity of these leadership patrons supports scholarships, educational outreach projects, entrepreneurial activities, Juilliard’s world-class faculty, and the wide range of performance and master class opportunities that are vital components of the artistic education of our students. For more information please contact Katie Murtha, Director of Major Gifts, at [email protected] or 212-496-4811.

President’s Circle

The President’s Circle is a new program created and composed by invitation of President Woetzel to advise and support him in shaping the continuing impact of Juilliard on the field through the students we nurture and educate. President’s Circle members are important patrons, advisors, influencers and connectors for President Woetzel, sharing in the school’s vision and President Woetzel’s leadership to drive creative collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity in the classroom and on the stage, across the disciplines of music, dance and drama. Founding Membership begins with an annual contribution of $100,000 or higher per year, which can be designated to the Juilliard Scholarship Fund, a specific area of interest, or general operating support. Membership begins with an annual contribution of $50,000 per year, which can be designated to the Juilliard Scholarship Fund or general operating support.

Global Council

The Juilliard School is honoring its enduring presence and influence on the global cultural landscape through the newly founded, invitation-only Juilliard Global Council. Led by Honorary Chair Renée Fleming, members are demonstrated leaders and philanthropists in the performing arts who share a passion for creative excellence. The Global Council is a reflection of the diverse and powerful network that encompasses the Juilliard community of students, alumni, and friends. Council members are uniquely positioned to serve as global ambassadors of the school and will support the groundbreaking talents who launch their artistic journeys at Juilliard. Members make annual unrestricted contributions of $25,000 or more annually.

Juilliard Council

Founded in 1987, the Juilliard Council is an invitation-only group of donors with a strong commitment to performing arts education. Members provide vital financial support and take an active part in the life of the school by attending performances and other special presentations, bringing prospects as guests with the goal of growing the Juilliard community. Members make annual unrestricted contributions $10,000 or more annually.

Special Campaigns