A three-year fundraising campaign is underway to support the purchase and renovation of 64 West Main in Newark for the new COYB home and future rehearsal/performance space. We will co-locate with TBA (The Ballet Academy) in this new location.  A phased renovation is underway at this time. Please help us reach our goals by becoming a donor at any level. Sponsorship of our Performing Season is available for foundations and corporations through this campaign.

Donation Levels

  • Arabesque Level 1 $10,000 +

  • Arabesque Level 2 $5,000 - $9,999

  • Arabesque Level 3 $1,000 - $4,999

  • First Position $500 - $999

  • Second Position $100 - $499

  • Third Position $50 - $99

  • Fourth Position up to $49

Donation amounts above $500 by Foundations and Companies earn designation of “Performing Season Sponsor” in addition to the contribution to the “New Home for COYB.”

Checks should be made out to the Licking County Foundation with notation in the memo "The Home for Central Ohio Youth Ballet Fund." Mail donations to COYB, PO Box 735, Newark, OH 43055

Donations to this fund can also be made through the Licking County Foundation website; click the button below.

“COYB New Home” Donors as of September 26, 2018

✩2017 COYB Family Donors
✬2018 COYB Family Donors
✭2019 COYB Family Donors
✝ Performing Season Sponsors

Arabesque Level 1: $10,000 and above

Central Ohio Youth Ballet**
Denison University**
John and Mary Hinderer
Licking County Foundation**
Park National Bank Foundation**
Lou and Gibb Reese
Sarah and John Wallace
Jim Wiggins

Arabesque Level 2: $5,000 - 9,999

Jerry and Debbie McClain
Jean Schelhorn
Adam and Anne Weinberg*

Arabesque Level 3: $1,000 - 4,999

Dave and Suzanne Aschenbeck
Dr. Douglas Boldon and Marilyn Boldon
Lisa Cole
Brian and Eunice Hayes
Kevin Kerr and Michael Kennedy
Licking Memorial Hospital Foundation**
Lee Liu*
Kristen and Tim Morris
Amalia Schelhorn
Patricia and Dave Wolf*

First Position: $500 - 999

Matthew and Lori Federer*
Brittany Gagne
Deb Hibler*
Gregory Jonic*
Steve and Michelle Layman
Frank and Kay Murphy Fund
Andrew Kohn and Don Jones
Courtney and Aaron Van Ostrand*

Second Position $100 - 499

Stephen and Emily Burt*
Ben and Kathleen Burt
Mark and Angela Cenofanti*
Mike and Shannon Chiacchira
Robert Cole
Eschol and Dorothy Curl
Mark and Jen Early*
Jay and Amy Graf*
Connie and Steven Hawk
Carolyn Hamstead*
Keith and Stephanie Imhoff
George and Carol Jonic
Sharon Fuller
Jeffrey and Laura Kurtz
Frank Kennedy
John Mathis
In Memory of Robert McCoy*
The Purvis Family*
Jeanette Pyle
Kimberly and Jim Reding*
Howard and Pamela Sealover*
Alicia Staneart
Melissa and Mark Stein
Vanessa Tharp
Dr. and Mrs. David Woodyard
Laura and Howard Wright
Amanda John and Jerry Young*
Anonymous through LCF

Third Position $50 - 99

Bruce and Susan Cramer
Donna Fife
Jason and April Hays
Delora Johnson
Jane Karaffa
Lori and Christopher Moss*
Lora Parks
The Quinn Family*
John Shuler
The Thompson Family*

Fourth Position: up to $49

David Allar for daughter India*
Jim Ott
Sydney Sain
Paloma Sanchez*
Jennifer Whitacker


Contact Us

The Central Ohio Youth Ballet resides at The Ballet Academy

17 1/2 South Park Place; Newark, OH 43055

Mailed Correspondence Should be Directed to:

PO Box 735
Newark, OH 43058

Phone: (740) 366-0003