ArtsWave Young Professionals connects donors between 21 and 40 years of age. Our members are committed to creating an engaged YP community and making a positive impact in the Queen City. To identify as an ArtsWave Young Professional, simply check the YP box when you make your pledge, or mention YP in the comments of your online pledge.
YP Grant Program
In 2016 we created a Young Professional Grant Program, an initiative from our YP Committee, funded by 10 percent of the contributions made by YPs to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.
2017-2018 recipients: Behringer-Crawford Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and Melodic Connections.
2016-2017 recipients: Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and concert:nova.
Connect with us!
Find ArtsWave on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Join the conversation with #ArtsWaveYP.
ArtsWave YPs connect through a variety of ArtsWave-hosted events throughout the year. Discover upcoming fun ways to meet others and find your new favorite thing to do by signing up to receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter and checking out the Young Professionals section of CincyArtsGuide.
For more information about ArtsWave Young Professionals e-mail Amanda McDonald at YP@theartswave.org.
ArtsWave Young Professional Giving Levels
Make your ArtsWave YP gift today!
$75 ARTSPASS WITH CINCYPERKS- the expanded ArtsPass for Young Professionals
Get all the benefits of ArtsPass, plus exclusive offers and invitations. Get out with your friends and make new ones! CincYPerks was a project of C-Change Class 8.
$500 YP LEADER
In addition to ArtsPass with CincYPerks, and the $150 and $250 level benefits, YP Leaders receive invitations to select ArtsWave Leadership Giving events and recognition in our annual community report.
Young Professionals Committee
ArtsWave Young Professionals Committee works to raise money for the ArtsWave Community Campaign and connects young professionals to the arts community through engaging arts experiences.
Kevin Miller, Duke Energy, ArtsWave YP Board Co-Chair Punit Akkinepalli
Lou Nazir, Macy's, ArtsWave YP Board Co-Chair
, Enquirer Media Andrea Buschmiller
, Paycor, Inc. Sarah Beth Carpenter Karen Chan
, P&G Grant Cooper
, United Way of Greater Cincinnati Larissa Cullen
, Cincinnati Bell Elizabeth Davis
, Art Design Consultants Jill Dickert
, The E.W. Scripps Company Jonathon Dierks
, vantiv Alexandra Eichler
, Raymond James Financial Services Revae Embs Dirk Glahn
, Paycor, Inc. Teddy Gumbleton
, Cincinnati Opera Patrick Hayes
, Graydon Head & Ritchey Greg Harrell
, FC Cincinnati Gwen Kirles
, PatientPoint Katie Lutes
, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Aaron Mackris
, PNC Bank Sarah Maguire
, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Kelly O'Brien
, Fifth Third Bank Rachael Palermo
, Kroger Phillip Ridley
, U.S. Bank Christopher Rueve
, Fifth Third Bank Jules Shumate
, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Christen Steimle
, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Joel Stone
, Fifth Third Bank Sarah Topy
, P&G Kelley Tracy
, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL Brittany Wade
, Nielsen Clare Whitaker
, U.S. Bank Joe Wiles
, Cincinnati Bell