FY20 Donors

FY20 Donors

Our deepest thanks to the following donors who supported Folk Alliance International this fiscal year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020). Updated July 2, 2020. 

All of FAI’s staff and board members make an annual donation, demonstrating our internal support and belief in the organization.


~ FAI director, staff, board, or contractor

+ Kansas City Friends of Folk 

++ Friends of Folk Alliance International

Legacy (donations over $10,000)


Benefactor (donations up $10,000)

Pete B. Browne and Julie Walker Browne

Donald Cohen and Madeline Janis

Liz Levitt – The Levitt Foundation

J.B. Reynolds Foundation

Dan and Kathy Tappan – The Tappan Family Fund

Patrons (donations up to $2,500)

Anonymous in Honor of Aengus Finnan

CCS Family Fund – Topeka Community Foundation

Paul Demmitt

The Benevity Community Impact Fund

Leaders (donations up to $1,000)

Aengus Finnan ~

Dad’s Hat PA Rye Whiskey

Steven and Jean Spikes

Taylor Caffery

Partners (donations up to $500)

Alex Mallett ~

Allen Reynolds

Another Planet

Catherines Inc. (Matching Gift from Loraine Fusco)

Deirdre Finnan

Gloria Rosson

Jennifer Roe ~

Jim Rooney Productions

John Stuart

Laura Thomas ~

Loraine Fusco and lou DeMarco ~

Matthew Smith ~

Ronald Cooke

Steve Revare

Tonal Park, LLC

Woody Guthrie Publications

Advocates (donations up to $250)

Amy Reitnouer ~


Barbara Hammerman in Honor of Our United by Music North America Artists

Bruce Newman in Honor of The Folk Alliance Board of Directors

Chloe Goodyear ~ in Memory of Mitch Podolak

Chris Stacey

Clyde Tyndale

Gerald Torres ~

Grant and Nancy Mallett

Jack & Karen Finkenberg

Julian Zugazagotia

Kathy Peters

Lisa Schwartz ~

Mike Doll


Pam Robinson

Reid Wick ~ In Honor of New Orleans Music Legends Lost This Year

Stone Room Concerts

Tim McFadden

Treasa Levasseur ~ In Memory of David Glaser

William Anderson

Worldstrings Promotion in Memory of Gerhard Gundermann

Supporters (donations up to $100)

Alka Sharma


Barbara Jo Kammer

Clay Pasternack Inc.

Clint Bogan in Honor of Lynn Cingari

Clyde Tyndale

David Finley

David HB Drake

Deana McCloud ~

Dennis Bires

Diane “Linq” Lincoln

Don Sheldon

Ellen Stanley ~

Fox Run Concerts

Gary Paczosa ~

Gilbert Gastelum ~

Greg Torrington

Jerod Rivers ~

John G. Autin

Jonathan Mead

Kari Estrin Management & Consulting

Kate Peterson

Katie Heschmeyer

Kelly Dougherty ~

Kelly Hart

Ken Shepherd

Lee Stivers

Lisa Kaston

Lynn Cingari ~

MarySue Twohy

Matthew Sever ~

Michael Alvarez

Michael Kornfeld ~

Michelle Conceison ~

Michelle Zeller in Honor of Reid Wick

Nathalie Kleinschmit

Nine Athens Music

Peter Lattu

Rich Warren

Sara Leishman ~

Susan Markland

Wiles + Taylor & Co., PC

Fans (donations up to $50)

Alicia Kay

Amazon Smile

Ann Smiley

Arielle Rubin

Bernie Drury

Beth Hatch ~

Bill Cutler

Bob Kay

Brad Kolodner

Cary Baker

Chris Anderson

Clark Weissman

Crowley D’angelo

Dale L. Preston

Daphne Roubini

Denise Stiff ~ In Honor of John Hartford

Dom Flemons ~

Fallen Tree Records Inc.

Forrest Beck ~

Gerry Hazel

Hound Dog House Concerts

Jess Kenney

Jim Schultz ~

Joan Athey

Joan Kornblith ~

John Cook

John Hammond

Jon Hornyak

Joy Zimmerman

Julie Donnelly

Karan Karla Aaron

Karen Haggman

Katerina Miheliuthaki

Kathy Ungerer

Kevin Closs

Kristine Tarquinio

Kylee Lambert ~

Laura Newcomb

Leah Watts ~

Leslie Rouffe

Lisa Tarquinio

Lizanne Knott

Louis Geser in Honor of Mark & Beth & The Spuyten Duyvil Band

Maggi Landau

Marisa Kolka ~

Mark Franzke

Matthew Kane

Michael Allen

Molly Stephens

Momentary Love Management ~

Monica Mansfield

Nancy Stubbs

Robert Eustis

Robert W. Schuck

Roger Friedman

Sam Juneman

Sara Aboulafia

Shannon Garner

Sigi Nagys

Steve Ramm in Memory of Gene Shay

Sue Kessell

Susan Hoffman

The Barefoot Movement

The Weeping Willows

Thomas Kimmel in Memory of Jesse Winter

Wayne Greene