Corporate Partners

There are several ways for your company to support the arts in the Bay Area through an affiliation with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. These include becoming a YBCA Corporate Member, Corporate Sponsor, or a member of Corporate Council or a Corporate Underwriter. You can learn more about these options and determine which is best for your company by reviewing the information below.

For additional information on all of our Corporate Partnership Programs, please contact Charles Ward, Director of Development & Corporate Sponsorships by email or call 415.321.1341.

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship opportunities are available for most YBCA programs. Sponsorships are individually tailored to meet the needs of the Sponsor and YBCA and are priced at $10,000 and up.

The breadth of YBCA's programming, combined with our status as one of the Bay Area's largest and most progressive arts organizations, enables us to provide Sponsors with a host of unique benefits and access to our diverse audiences. Sponsorships are designed to:

  • Promote your brand, product or service
  • Co-brand your business
  • Reward employees
  • Cultivate clients

YBCA staff will work with you to design a benefits package tailored to your company's particular business objectives.

Corporate Membership

The YBCA Corporate Membership Program provides you with a host of benefits designed to help you recognize and reward your employees and entertain your business associates. Becoming a Corporate Member increases your corporate visibility and showcases your support of arts and culture in the Bay Area.

All Corporate Memberships are valid for twelve months from date of purchase and include the following benefits.

Corporate Member $1,000*

  • Two Executive Memberships
  • FREE admission for all employees to YBCA's gallery openings
  • 25% discounts on YBCA Performance and Film/Video screenings
  • Block seating reservations for YBCA Performance (with advance notice)

* Corporate membership starts at $1,000

Corporate Council $5,000 and Above

YBCA recognizes that partnerships with local businesses strengthen our capacity to deliver exceptional arts and community engagement programs.

We invite your business to join the growing list of YBCA Corporate Partners. As a Corporate Council member, you will be associating with other distinguished corporate citizens who understand that supporting the arts is vital to a healthy, vigorous community.

Membership in the YBCA Corporate Council provides you and your company with special access to our exhibitions, performances and films and the artists we host, along with employee benefits, hospitality opportunities, opportunities to network with other business leaders at exclusive events and a positive affiliation with one of the leading contemporary arts institutions on the West Coast.

We look forward to having your company join this pace-setting group at YBCA.

Corporate Underwriting

If you represent a company with a philanthropic foundation or funding arm, contact us to find out more about how you can support our groundbreaking art and community engagement programs.