Join us in keeping culture alive and vibrant!

Make your donation today to support the company that is:
• The preeminent professional Yiddish theater company in the country
• The longest consecutively-producing US performing arts organization
• The longest consecutively-producing Yiddish theater in the world
• Recipient of the Drama Desk Award for lifetime achievement


“One of the city’s most remarkable cultural institutions!” (NY Post)

Each season NYTF serves approximately 100,000 participants for a cavalcade of acclaimed productions – from dramas to musical extravaganzas with programs specially designed to reach expansive and versatile audiences. NYTF’s programs are aimed to entertain and educate audiences with a blend of wit, wisdom, history and culture. All of our foreign-language programs are accompanied by English and Russian supertitles to enhance accessibility to the general public.

Join the thousands of individuals whose generous contributions help make NYTF’s work possible. Your donation of $50 or more will be recognized in MainStage handbills throughout the year.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

You may give a tax-deductible contribution in many ways:

Check. Make your check payable to:

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
36 Battery Place | New York, NY 10280

Credit Card. Make a donation by clicking here.

Pledge. We will bill you quarterly for annual pledges of $500 and above.

Gifts in kind. Call our office to discuss your donation of goods or services.

Employer matching gifts. Check with your company to see if it will double the impact of your gift.
See your human resources office to enquire or visit to learn more.

Gifts in Honor or Memory of Loved Ones. We will send notification of your gift to your honoree.

Appreciated stock. Consult with your accountant about the considerable tax benefits of stock donations.

Bequests. Including the Folksbiene in your will is a thoughtful way to help ensure for the future of the Yiddish theater. Real estate, life insurance or other valued assets

Naming opportunities are available to major donors and underwriters.
For more information please contact Development at (212) 213-2120 x208.

NYTF’s most recent Audited Financial Statement

NYTF’s Fiscal Year 2017 Form 990

Donor Privacy Policy
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) values and respects its donors’ right to privacy. We utilize donors’ personal information such as names, mailing addresses and email addresses only for purposes of donor engagement or acknowledgement and/or when we have your consent to share the information; we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of NYTF to provide a product or service to you.  NYTF does not sell or share its donor list with any other organization and NYTF does not send out mailings on behalf of other organizations. NYTF takes every reasonable precaution to protect and preserve the confidentiality of all personal information. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a court order or judicial process served on us.

Complaint Procedure and Whistleblower Protection Policy:
The Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre, Inc. d/b/a/ National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (“NYTF”) and its Trustees, officers and employees are committed to observing high standards of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities and must comply with all laws and regulations applicable to nonprofit organizations. Any Trustee, officer or employee who has engaged in, or who reasonably suspects any other Trustee, officer or employee of the Folksbiene of engaging in, any violation of the law, regulations, ethical rules or any policy of the Folksbiene must report such activities as soon as possible. Such activity may include but is not limited to, financial wrongdoing (including circumvention of internal controls or violation of the accounting principles of the NYTF), fraud, harassment, or any other illegal or unethical conduct (a “Violation”). The NYTF has adopted a Complaint Procedure and Whistleblower Protection Policy to address the submission by Trustees, officers and employees of any such Complaints and Violations.