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@artswave.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
, Macy's Melissa Bailey
, Enquirer Media Andrea Buschmiller
, Paycor, Inc. Sarah Beth Carpenter Grant Cooper
, United Way of Greater Cincinnati Victoria Daly
, Fifth Third Bank Elizabeth Davis
, Art Design Consultants Alex DelGiorno
, Patheon Jill Dickert
, The E.W. Scripps Company Annette DiTommaso
, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Katie Doll
, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Jonathon Dierks
, vantiv Revae Embs,
GBBN Adam Fath
, Fifth Third Bank Dirk Glahn
, Paycor, Inc. Teddy Gumbleton
, Cincinnati Opera Patrick Hayes
, Graydon Head & Ritchey Greg Harrell
, FC Cincinnati Madeline Hedges
, First Financial Bank Gwen Kirles
, PatientPoint Michele Kise
, Turner Construction Company Spencer Lee
, Macy's Katie Lutes
, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Sarah Maguire
, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Joe Maurits
, Western & Southern Financial Group Rachael Palermo
, Kroger Alexandra Rice
, Raymond James Financial Services Phillip Ridley
, U.S. Bank Andrea Rueve
, TiER1 Performance Solutions Christopher Rueve
, Fifth Third Bank Joel Stone
, Fifth Third Bank Kelley Tracy
, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL Lauren Trondle
, Ohio National Financial Services Brittany Wade
, Crossroads Joe Wiles
, Cincinnati Bell