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I’m proud to give to the Ely Center because I love the work they do with high school students!
— Dr. Thomas Danehy

The Ely Center is a great place for contemporary art and collaboration in New Haven. Debbie Hesse and the team is doing a wonderful job in keeping up the tradition. Looking forward to more!
— Stephen J. Grant
Grace Ely’s philanthropy has touched my life many times since I first came to admire her vision, passion, and tenacity to change generations of artists and their audiences with her home. Stewarding emerging contemporary practices is her gift & hallmark.
— Jeanne Criscola

Thank you Grace T. Ely for your vision and philanthropy! ECOCA- the oldest AND newest art center in New Haven plays a vital role in the creative health of our community and enriches all of our lives.
— Debbie Hesse

Happy to support the Ely Center!
— Jacquelyn Gleisner