What is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What is Zoning?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Voice Recognition

Urban Investigations

Voice Recognition

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Donate

CUP’s work is largely supported by the generous donations of individuals and foundations that care about the city and how it works. Every donation, from $5 to $50,000 helps us to keep producing the high-quality projects you have come to expect from CUP.

If you would like to support our work, donate now through the secure donation form below:

CUP is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All cash and in-kind contributions to CUP are tax-deductible and fully support our educational programming.

You can also mail your tax-exempt contributions to:
CUP 
232 Third Street #D201 
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Current Supporters

CUP’s programs are made possible in part with public funds from:
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council
  • Council Member Brad Lander
  • Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito
CUP is also supported by the generosity of:
  • Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • Surdna Foundation
  • Deutsche Bank
  • David Rockefeller Fund
  • A Blade of Grass
  • Lily Auchincloss Foundation
  • Scherman Foundation
  • Mertz Gilmore Foundation
  • Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
  • North Star Fund
  • Sappi Ideas that Matter
  • Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
  • The Jellyfish Fund, an advised fund of the Brooklyn Community Foundation

Thank you!

CUP is extremely grateful to the following donors who have supported our work since January 2012.

Sustainers

Shawn Allen, the Nina Abrams Fund, Deborah Berke & Partners Architects, LLP, BRP Development Corporation, Capital One Bank, Contact Fund, Deutsche Bank, Ennead Architects, Enterprise Community Partners, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture, Laura Hansen & Jim Stubbs, Julie Hertzog & Gabrielle Esperdy, Aaron Koffman, Lauren Kogod & David Smiley, Leslie Kogod, Stuart Kogod, Eric S. Lee, Jane Cyphers & Joe Levine, M&T Bank, Jeff Maki, Sam Marks & Lauren Pesso, Thomas L. McMahon, Stacey Sutton, Tsao & McKown Architects, Willy Wong, Tracy and Zac Wydra, Anonymous

Supporters & Contributors

Jason Anderson, Artimus Construction, Jason K. Babbie, Belmont Freeman Architects, Sarah Bendit, Daniel Berler, Bernheimer Architecture PLLC, Eric Breitbart, Brooklyn United, Joseph Heathcott & Ashley Cruce, Hustvedt Cutler Architects, Sarah Dadush, Darchitects, Katie Dixon & Richard Fleming, dlandstudio, Martin Dunn, Edelman Sultan Knox Wood Architects LLP, Ariel Fausto, Tony Feher, Group Gordon, Alexander Gorlin Architects, James Grunberger, HR&A Advisors, Dave & Sarah Hardman, Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP, Michael Holleran & Judith Sanders, Tim & Liz Howell, Chad Karty, Andre Knights, Jones Day, Local Projects, Olivier Massot, Kristen Murray, Thread Collective, Kim Nauer, Chris Neville & Sarah Gamble, Marc Norman, Oasis Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Objective Subject, Andrea Phillips & Paul Hinton, Judilee Reed, Damon Rich, Nelson & Sherrie Rich, Ann & Guy Roberts, Robbie & Larry Roman, Juliette Spertus, RMI Printing, Trac Vu, Leila Vujosevic of OMNI Architects PC, Benjamin Warnke, WXY Architecture + Urban Design, Westerman Construction, June Williamson, Anonymous

Friends

Elizabeth Altheimer, Beth & Mike Anderson, Alan & Judith Appelbaum, Raymond Audain, Kierin Baldwin, Linda Beaumont, Gregory Berman, Sarah Brennan, Matt Burgermaster, John Cary, Charlotte Cohen, Gilda Dadush, Mandy Deroche, Janine Dorsett, Peter Shire & Teresa Faidley, Sean Flynn, Julia Foulkes, Rosalie Genevro, Anonymous, Matt Haar, Fritz Haeg, Larissa Harris, the Heimbinder Family Foundation, Anonymous, David Hess, Laurie Izes, Karrie Jacobs, Margarett Jolly, Charlotte Kahn, Jennifer Kaminsky, Olympia Kazi, Ken Kirshenbaum, Dr. Carol Krinsky, Ruth Kroeger, Meret Lenzlinger, Josh Lerner, Beth Lieberman, Charles McKinney, Tracy Metz, Kristine Miller, Jon Oram, Paul Parkhill, Otis & Nancy Pearsall, Adolfo Profumo, Nina Rappaport, Nico & Jessica, Dave Reeves, Danielle Rocchio, Francisca Rojas, Laurie Rubel, Andrew Rubin, Joe Schilling, Paul Schuette, Gary Shteyngart, Witt Siasoco, Anonymous, Celina Su, Patrick Thrasher, Tim Tompkins, Bruce & Kathi Torrey, Becci Torrey, Larry Vale, Minh Anh Vo & Victor Schuft, Shawn Watts, Betsy Weis, Carol Willis, Mark Willis, Anonymous

Fans

Alec Appelbaum, Doug Ashford, Allison Barlow, Cynthia Barton, Susan Braver, Vicki Breitbart, Noah Budnick & Amanda Hickman, Karen Cheng, Megan Clark, Cecilia Clarke, Marit Dewhurst, Theresa Z. Esperdy, Benjamin Gerdes, Samantha Given-Dennis, Kian Goh, Samantha Given-Dennis, Sharon Haar, Michael Haggerty, Barbara Hart, Karen Johnson, Naa Oyo A. Kwate, Holly Leicht, Elsewhere Films, Hester Lyons, Casey Mack, John Mangin, Christian Matthaeus, John McGettrick, Jane McNamara, Gilad Meron, Matthew Miller & Sarah Stout, Joeb Moore, Kristen Murray, Sina Najafi, Margaret Nelson, Mark O’Brien, Ralph & Maria Pagano, Janaki Parthasarathy, Richard Plunz, Shelley Diamond & Matt Postal, Janaki Ranpura, Martha Rosler, Dani Simons, Andrew Sloat, Annabel Vaughan, John Swanson, Seth Taylor, Meredith TenHoor, Mamie Tinkler, Frampton Tolbert, Annabel Vaughan, Leonard & Deborah Vines, Michael Wadman, Bernard & Eileen Wasow, Ansley Whipple, Robert Winn & Lourdes Rivera, Jess Zimbabwe, Anonymous


Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza