The Western Folklife Center is supported by individuals, businesses, foundations and government organizations.

Each of these contributions is critical to the success of our organization and its ability to document the cultural traditions of the West and develop meaningful programs. Read on for a list of our stakeholders and major donors.

major donors

Acton Family Fund
Anna and Susannah Ball
The Bretzlaff Foundation
Denise and Tim Cashman
E.L. Cord Foundation
Gary and Susan Crowe
Debbie Day
Gabelli Foundation
George Gund, IV
Estate of George Gund III

Robert S. & Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation
Gunnar and Louise Klarr
Laura & Edmund Littlefield, Jr.
E. B. Searle
Marion S. Searle
Sally Searle
My good Fund/Jennifer Speers
Timkin-Sturgis Foundation
Maryanne Mott


stakeholders as of JANUARY 1, 2018

Jesselie & Scott Anderson
Laurel Andrew & Victor Onufrieff
Michael Babiarz & Jenny Stanionis
Bill & Mildred Baer
Anna C. Ball
Mary Lou Banta
James & Carol Barnes
Randy & Karen Barrow
Martin Bauer
Larry Biehl & Maggie Kritzer
Betsy W. Brooks
Steven & Lois  Brown
Martin & Sheila Bunker
Beth Carpel
Denise Cashman
Gilbert & Swainia Cochran
Kitty Collins
Robert & Patricia Colon
Doug & Pamela Cornford
Susan & Frank Countner
Evie Cranston
Gary & Susan Crowe
Richard & Chris DePosit
John & Robbin Dofflemyer
Fred & Randi Filoon
Melvin & Barb Foremaster
Sharon Forster
Thomas M. Fritter
John & Judy George
Michael Gillette
Marianne Glaser
Ed & Sara Groenendyke
Glen & Casey Guttry
Scott Hansen & Peggy Norton
Ralph Hartmann
Annie Hatch & Joel Zimmerer
Brenda Heermann & Mark Chapman
Christopher Ireland & Davis Masten
Bill & Gloria Jones
Daniel & Carolee Jones
Judy & Don Jones
Dale Kaplan-Stein
Echo & Rick Klaproth
Brian & Becky Lambert

Edmund & Laura Littlefield
Ted & Kelly Lyster
Chris & Bernie Machen
Carl & Marilyn Malkmus
Karen Martin
Charlotte & Dick McConnell
Russ & Anne McMullen
Samuel P. & Mary-Ellen McMullen
Neil Mortine
John & Bev Muraglia
Sarah Ning
Kay & Gene Nowell
Dawn & Pedro Ormaza
Leslie & Ron Parraguirre
Cindy & Harry Poett
Morris & Kathy Reaves
Nancy N. Resor
Maribeth Robinson
Gordon & Shirley Rock
Lee & Judy Salter
Marion Searle
Sally Searle
Jennifer Speers
David Stanley & Nan McEntire
Gail Steiger & Amy Auker
Bill & Joan Strohauser
Pat & Shanda Sullivan
Jeff Tant
Briana Tiberti
Tiffany Tiberti
Tito  & Sandee Tiberti
John & Joan Valaas
Betty Vaughan
Theodore Waddell & Lynn Campion
Bill Watson
James & Sally Will
Stewart & Karen Wilson
Kristin Windbigler
Patricia Winther
Barbara Worthington
Bill & Mary Wright
Eric & Pamela Young
Max Zimmerman
Robert Zinn

Banner image by Christina Barr.