Partnerships and Patrons

Partnerships and Patrons

Friends £1,000+

Donations support the funding and delivery of residencies and educational projects both in Nigeria and the UK. In recognition of their support, Friends receive:

  • Invitations to YSF private views and prestigious events
  • Invitation to an annual party when the year’s programme is announced

Platinum Partner £12,500+

In addition to the benefits enjoyed by our Partners, you will receive:

  • An invitation to an annual dinner hosted by Yinka Shonibare, with an opportunity to help shape the future direction of the Foundation’s projects
  • An opportunity to attend hosted trips to, and tours of Y.S.F. projects, both in Nigeria and London (at an extra cost)

Partner £5,000+

In addition to receiving the benefits enjoyed by our Friends, Partners will also receive:

  • A signed, limited edition memento made by one of YSF’s alumni
  • Invitations to exclusive, private events such as an artist supper club

Fellowship Partners
£15,000 x 3 yrs

A Fellowship Partner is for donors who can commit to a three-year package. This is a programme of supporting ‘Residency Fellowship Awards’ to African or African Diaspora artists, curators or scholars. Donors in this category will have opportunities to meet and follow the progress of Fellows over the three years.

If you are interested in discussing a bespoke partnership package, please contact the Managing Director, Belinda Holden:

How You Can Support Our Foundation

Your generous contributions support the Foundation’s distinctive interdisciplinary residencies, research, education programmes and public events.