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As a nonprofit arts organization, contributions from our supporters allow us to provide affordable cultural and educational programming, champion underserved artists, and remain a vibrant home for creative expression. The Cafe would like to thank the following donors for their generous support of our programs. We are grateful for the generosity of many donors. The names below reflect those who have donated more than $100 over the past year.


We'd like to thank the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Amazon Literary Partnership, the Academy of American Poets, The Tonight Show, Lift Every Vote, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Hispanic Federation, the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, The Literary Arts Emergency Fund, and the New York Community Trust’s COVID-19 Response Fund for helping us to provide free online programming. 

Please help support our efforts with a tax-deductible donation, by visiting, or via CashApp to $NuyoricanPoetsCafe.


Sonia Lopez & Joshua Spear

Alexandra Yrene Ramos, Ariana Koblitz, Brittany & Samantha Robles, Catherine Badin, Christina Dawkins, Christopher Medina, Cristina Picozzi, Daniel Ackerman, Desiree Almendral, Dg Clearing, Douglas Cohen, Elizabeth Esborn, Fengar Gael, Geraldine Gregg, HealeyLo, Iturri Sosa, Jennifer Goncalves, John Smith, Katherine & Eric Baumgartner, Katsuhiko Murata, Keri Safran, Krista Cleary, Lamson Lam, Lilliana Greene, Missy Quick, Poeta Q, Sämi Ludwig, Samantha Blanco, and Sanjam Singha.

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