We invite you to consider an investment of $1,000 or more to the Virginia Folklife Program to join our annual giving circle, the Friends of Folklife. By making this level of investment, Friends of Folklife support the ongoing vitality of our programming each year as well as some of our most important constituents: folklife masters, apprentices, students, and audiences of all ages, across the state. Give $5,000+, and become a Gold Circle member.

Individual Friends of Folklife are recognized on our website, in our annual report, and with benefits throughout the year, including tickets to films, concerts, and festivals.

We sincerely thank the following “Founding Friends of Folklife” whose recent investments launched this important source of funding for the cultural life and connectivity of Virginia.

Anonymous Donor, Gold Circle
Steve and Sally Herman, Gold Circle
Stuart E. Houston, Gold Circle

Susan Parker Coleman
Susan and Norman Colpitts
Lauren Foster and Greg Frank
Lora Bottinelli and Brian Gilliland
David and Catherine Glover
Buzzy and Jo Ann Hofheimer
Kirkland Molloy Kelley
Julia McCrea Kudravetz
Tucker and Catherine Lemon
Marc Lipson and Ellen Climo
Laura and Morry Lohman
Henry Luhring
Tom Mansbach
Lissa Merrill
Jennifer and Edward Mullen
Michelle and Chris Olson
Sharon Talbot
Elsie and Mac Thompson
Dennis and Donna Treacy