Our work is largely supported by the wonderful donations of individuals, foundations, and public agencies that care about art, justice, and community. We invite you to invest in our work and support our community, its artists, and Harlem’s rich cultural artistic legacy, by making a one-time or recurring cash contribution, or donating an item by emailing us!

FRIEND – One time $25

Provides crayons, paint, and paper for our Kids’ Corner at the festival


Provides one hour of rehearsal space for one dance group!


Covers painting materials for one visual artist


Funds one workshop taught by a HAF artist in a local school


Provides rental equipment for one music performance!

CHAMPION – $1,000

Provides  artist fees for one HAF artist performance!

FELLOW – $2,500

Provides the rental cost for a venue for a HAF Session

PATRON  – $5,000

Covers all costs to produce one HAF Session

BENEFACTOR  – $10,000

Covers the cost of the Park Permit for one year of the festival!

LEADER – $25,000+

Provides funding for all artists performing in the festival for one year.


To make a recurring monthly donation, please choose one of the following:

Friend : $5 USD
Associate : $10 USD
Supporter : $25 USD
Advocate : $50 USD
Champion : $100 USD
Fellow : $250 USD

To make a donation in the amount of your choosing, please click below.


To send your tax-deductible contribution by mail, make your check payable to Harlem Arts Festival, and mail to:

Harlem Arts Festival
42 West 130th Street, #3
New York, NY 10037

HAF Membership

HAF Members are a group of supporters who share a personal mission with the festival and a commitment to its success. Their financial support enables Harlem Arts Festival to continue creating innovative programming and provide opportunities for its artists in Harlem. Members are an integral member of the HAF family, and receive first access to HAF events and performances, and are given exclusive offers and discounts on Harlem Arts Festival merchandise.

Members receive exclusive access to tickets and events for supporting a network of artists who are eager to share their talents. Help support HAF and its artists and become a member today!Members are the ambassadors of HAF and agree to an annual donation of $250.  To see a full-list of benefits, click here.


HAF Partners

HAF VIPs and Supporters are entitled to benefits and discounts at the organizations below. Plus, more to come!