Our Supporters

WSI 2006 Alumni in Lesotho
WSI 2017 Tennessee Residency

The Winter/Summer Institute has been able to realize its programs thanks to the essential and generous support from many foundations, institutions, businesses, and, most of all, individuals. We thank all of our donors for their commitment to WSI—it's only through their support that our programs are possible. Please consider adding your name to our list of supporters — click here to make your tax-deductible contribution.


  • The Aber D. Unger Foundation
  • Art Matters
  • The Billy Rose Foundation
  • Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • The Durst Organization L.P.
  • Educational Foundation of America
  • The Elsevier Foundation
  • Ettinger Foundation
  • The Heidtke Foundation
  • The JKW Foundation
  • The Margaret Reuss Trust
  • PEPFAR: President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
  • St. Andrew’s Philoptochos Society
  • St. Paraskevi Philoptochos Society
  • The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Lesotho


  • National University of Lesotho
  • State University of New York, Empire State College
  • University of Sunderland, UK
  • University of the Witswatersrand, South Africa

Business and Labor

  • Andrea’s Fish, Inc.
  • Arte Salon
  • Eleventh Street Bar
  • Glorious Food, Inc.
  • Infra-Comm Corporation
  • McGraw Hill Companies
  • Metallic Lathers & Reinforcing Ironworkers Local 46
  • Pig Ink, LLC
  • Roundabout Theatre
  • The Shubert Organization