Become a Friend of Folklife

Donate Any Amount

Powered by YOU. Your gifts amplify all the voices of our big neighborhood! In 2017, the Northwest Folklife Festival feels especially significant.  Northwest Folklife creates opportunities for all to celebrate, share and participate in the evolving traditions of the Pacific Northwest. The annual gathering allows us to share our traditions of music, dance, storytelling and food. And through this sharing, we come to understand each other much more deeply.

Suggested Donation $50.00

Make a Monthly Gift

Your sustaining monthly gift adds up to create opportunities for all to celebrate, share, and participate in the evolving cultural traditions of the Pacific Northwest. Your Friend of Folklife donor benefits will be calculated on April 30, to enjoy at the Northwest Folklife Festival.

Suggested Donation $10.00

Contributor $50 - $149

  • Festival Guide mailed to you in mid-May prior to the Festival (bulk mail, deadline 4/30/17)
  • Invitation to enjoy the oasis of the Friends of Folklife Headquarters at the Northwest Folklife Festival on Memorial Day weekend in May and the Seattle Children’s Festival in October.
  • Option to receive monthly e-News
  • Two Friend of Folklife buttons

Suggested Donation $50.00

Advocate $150 - $249

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

Suggested Donation $150.00

FolkStarter Supporter $250 - $499

All of the above, PLUS:
  • Invitational Multi-Cultural Arts Experiences 'between Festivals'
  • Invitation for Two to 'First Look' our pre-Folklife Festival celebration and preview.
  • One Additional Hospitality Button
  • One Additional Invitation to the Saturday Night Party
  • One Northwest Folklife Tote Bag

Suggested Donation $250.00

FolkStarter Investor $500 - $999

All of the above, PLUS:
  • Admit 2: Pre-Fest Concert (date prior to Northwest Folklife Festival TBD)
  • One Northwest Folklife Goody Bag
  • Name in the Festival Guide deadline April 30

Suggested Donation $500.00

FolkStarter Benefactor $1,000 - $2,499

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

Suggested Donation $1000.00

FolkStarter Sustainer $2,500 - $4,999

All of the above, PLUS:
  • Dinner with the Executive Director
  • Complimentary parking during the Northwest Folklife Festival

Suggested Donation $2500.00

FolkStarter Visionary $5,000 and above

All of the above, PLUS:
  • Meet the Artist opportunities.

Suggested Donation $5000.00

Your support makes it possible for Northwest Folklife to bring artists and audiences together to play, dance, sing, taste, learn and participate.

Need to reach us?

Northwest Folklife
305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109
Call: (206) 684 - 7300 (main line)

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