Become a Friend of Folklife

Your gift creates opportunities for all to celebrate, share, and participate in the evolving cultural traditions of the Pacific Northwest. We invite you to be a Friend of Folklife by making a donation of $50 or more. Thank You.

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Photo by Piper Hanson

Photo by Piper Hanson

Friend of Folklife Donor Benefits

$50 – Contributor ($40 seniors)
• Festival Guide mailed to you in mid-May prior to the Festival
• Invitation to enjoy the oasis of the Friends of Folklife Headquarters at the Northwest Folklife Festival in May and the Seattle Children’s Festival in October.
• Option to receive monthly e-News
• Two Friend of Folklife buttons

$150 – Advocate
All of the above, PLUS:
• One Hospitality Button for admission to a special insider access area
• One Invitation to the Saturday Night Party

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Folk Starters support year-round multi-cultural programs!

$250 – Folk Starter Supporter
All of the above, PLUS:
• Special Invitation for Two to ‘First Look’, the pre-Folklife Festival celebration
• One Additional Hospitality Button
• One Additional Invitation to the Saturday Night Party
• One Northwest Folklife Tote Bag

$500 – Folk Starter  Investor
All of the above, PLUS:
• One Northwest Folklife Goody Bag
• Recognition for your donation in the Festival Guide

 

Photo by Piper Hanson

Photo by Piper Hanson

 

 

$1000 – Folk Starter Benefactor
All of the above, PLUS:
• Festival Guide mailed to you in mid-May, 1st class mail
• Tour the Festival with the Executive Director
• Northwest Folklife Festival limited edition guest art poster

$2500 – Folk Starter Sustainer
All of the above, plus:
• Dinner with the Executive Director
• Complimentary parking during the Festival

$5000 – Folk Starter Visionary
All of the above, plus:
• Meet the Artist opportunities.

$20 – Young Folk (Age 25 and under)
• Access to Young Adult specific Folklife programming throughout the year and at the Festival
• Official guide mailed to you in mid-May prior to the Festival
• Option to receive monthly e-News
• Two Friend of Folklife buttons
• Folklife t-shirt at the Festival
• Special swag bag at the Friends of Folklife HQ

Multiply Your Donation!
If your employer offers a Matching Gift Program, please do register your gift with your employer to generate corporate support for Northwest Folklife.

Prefer the Post?
You may also mail a check to Northwest Folklife at 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109. Please note any details such as whether the gift is ‘in honor of’ or ‘in memory of’ someone special.

To discuss Northwest Folklife and our giving programs, please contact our Development Director, Sheila Siden at sheila@nwfolklife.org, or call 206/233-3953.

Your gift supports Northwest Folklife year-round. Just as significant as four days of the Northwest Folklife Festival over Memorial Day weekend and the Seattle Children’s Festival in October are the year-round activities that staff and community volunteers do to connect within artist and cultural communities all throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Western Montana.

Thank You

Warren's Roadhouse. Photo by Piper Hanson

Warren’s Roadhouse. Photo by Piper Hanson