Anne Delaney

A long-standing contributor to the arts and social justice efforts of New York City, Anne Delaney has served in the capacities of philanthropist, board member, volunteer, and founder of two foundations - Lambent and the Starry Night Fund. She’s returning to the NYWF Board following several years as its Board Chair. She’s also currently or previously served on the Boards of the Little Red Elizabeth Irwin School (LREI), Big Dance Theater, Peace is Loud, and the Ms. Foundation. Her participation have led to her receiving the Ms Foundation Gloria Award, NYWF’s Philanthropic Vision Award, Korean American Family Services Center’s (KAFSC) Vision in Action Award and other awards from the Women's Funding Network, Lower Eastside Girls Club, and the New York Studio School. Equal to her passion for grant making is being an avid collector. She proudly exhibits her own paintings and drawings locally at the Bowery Gallery, where she’s been a member for many years. Mother to two sons, Anne holds a BFA from Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan and an MFA from Hunter College.