Women’s Leadership Council


The Women’s Leadership Council is a group of passionate and involved senior female business leaders and philanthropists who share a common goal of raising unrestricted dollars for the eight performing arts organizations and two educational institutions at Lincoln Center. The unrestricted nature of these funds permits the organizations to use them to maximum effect, which includes engaging in creative educational programming, presenting exciting new productions, and developing free performances.

Membership Expectations
  • The Women’s Leadership Council comprises professional business executives, entrepreneurs, and active donors/dedicated cultural benefactors who share a goal to grow and utilize their professional and personal networks in support of Lincoln Center.
  • Council members are responsible for raising unrestricted funds for 10 world-class performing arts organizations at Lincoln Center. A $10,000 membership contribution is requested annually.
  • Members maintain a functional pipeline and create sponsorship introductions.
  • They provide mentorship to the Junior Council.
  • They are also expected to attend quarterly meetings that focus on strategy development and implementation.
Membership Benefits
  • Use of the Concierge Services, Lincoln Center’s VIP ticketing desk
  • Invitations to Corporate Fund donor events throughout the year
  • Listing in the Annual Report and all Lincoln Center Playbills
  • Other benefits commensurate with gift level, as detailed in the Membership Benefits Guide.
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    Interested in membership with the Women’s Leadership Council?

    Become a Member

    For more information about the Women's Leadership Council, please contact Arlene Graime at agraime@lincolncenter.org or 212.875.5467.

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