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. Yona assembles teams of colleagues as needed to achieve a project’s goals. At the core of her practice, Yona strives to strengthen her clients’ organizational capacity, deepen their impact, and increase efficiency to help them generate greater social awareness and make our world a better place for all. As a strategy and leadership expert, Yona also works with artists on legacy planning and helps individuals think through their charitable giving. She also manages The Alvin Baltrop Trust.