Empowered by Artists.

Third Streaming Advisory Services (3SAS) is a New York–based consultancy that supports nonprofit and philanthropic organizations working in the arts and culture sector. Yona Backer, the principal, provides strategic and development planning, staff and board development, and executive coaching, as well as program development and evaluation. We assembles teams of colleagues as needed to achieve a project’s goals. Our aim is to strengthen our clients’ organizational capacity, deepen impact, and increase efficiency to  generate greater social awareness and make our world a better place for all. As a strategy and leadership expert, Backer also works with artists on legacy planning and helps individuals think through their charitable giving. She also manages The Alvin Baltrop Trust.