Ways to Help Support the Western Folklife Center:

Become A Member

You may join the Western Folklife Center online via our secure portal (credit card and PayPal options available) or call our Development office at 775-738-7508 x222 during business hours.


As a member, you join an extended family of friends and neighbors from around the world who are inspired by and devoted to this region and are committed to ensuring that it remains a culturally unique, rich and vital place. Questions about benefits? Contact Carolyn Trainor at 775-738-7508 x222 or membership@westernfolklife.org.

Donate to the Western Folklife Center

Please contact Carolyn Trainor by phone 775-738-7508 x222, by email at ctrainor@westernfolklife.org or visit us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, NV  89801.

Volunteer at the Western Folklife Center

Volunteering with us is a great way to contribute directly to our mission and goals, as well as meet wonderful people, support rural culture, and become part of a community.

Thank you for helping us preserve and share the cultural heritage of the American West.

The Western Folklife Center is a non-profit 501c(3) organization based in Elko, Nevada. Please consult with your attorney or tax advisor for the various tax benefits and restrictions that may apply to your specific situation.

Banner Photo by Christina Barr.