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 30, 2017

Tamara Adams
Jesselie & Scott Anderson
Laurel Andrew
Bill & Mildred Baer
Anna C. Ball
Mary Lou Banta
James & Carol Barnes
Randy & Karen Barrow
Martin Bauer
Larry Biehl & Maggie Kritzer
Ronald & Nancy Blackman
Steve & Michele Boone
Betsy W. Brooks
Steven & Lois  Brown
John Breternitz & Chris Cox
Martin & Sheila Bunker
Hal Cannon & Teresa Jordan
Beth Carpel
John & Rosann Carpenter
Dr. Gilbert Cochran
Julie Cole
Robert & Patricia Colon
Evie Cranston
John & Robbin Dofflemyer
Harry & Fritsi Ericson
Melvin & Barb Foremaster
John & Judy George
George Gund, IV
Glen & Casey Guttry
C.J. Hadley
Ralph Hartmann
Karen Hertenstein
Daniel & Carolee Jones
Judy & Don Jones
Cassandra Joseph
Ed & Sue Kingzett
Echo & Rick Klaproth
Brian & Becky Lambert
Edmund & Laura Littlefield
Ted & Kelly Lyster

Carol MacGregor
Chris & Bernie Machen
Carl & Marilyn Malkmus
Charlotte & Dick McConnell
Nan McEntire & David Stanley
Anne & Russ McMullen
Samuel & Mary-Ellen McMullen
Lyle & Nancy McNeal
Wallace & Ruth McRae
Maryanne Mott
John & Bev Muraglia
Charlie & Bev Nightengale
Sarah Ning
Kay & Gene Nowell
Marla Painter & Mark Rudd
Leslie & Ron Parraguirre
Bette Ramsey
Morris & Kathy Reaves
Nancy N. Resor
Gordon & Shirley Rock
Lee & Judy Salter
David & Andrea Scott
Sally Searle
Jennifer Speers
Gail Steiger & Amy Auker
Pat & Shanda Sullivan
Jeff Tant
Briana Tiberti
Tiffany Tiberti
Tito  & Sandra Tiberti
John & Joan Valaas
Betty Vaughan
Bill Watson
James & Sally Will
Barbara Wilson
Stewart & Karen Wilson
Patricia Winther
Denise Withnell & David Wilke
Barbara Worthington
Bill & Mary Wright
Joel Zimmerer & Annie Hatch
Max Zimmerman

Banner image by Christina Barr.