FY21 Donors

Donors To Date

Our deepest thanks to the following donors who supported Folk Alliance International this fiscal year (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021). Updated March 12, 2021. 

All of FAI’s staff and board members make an annual donation, demonstrating our internal support and belief in the organization. Recurring donors are recognized at the total amount of their donation for the year.

Legacy (donations up to $100,000)

Anonymous (2)

Benefactor (donations up to $10,000)

Anonymous

Dan and Kathy Tappan – The Tappan Family Fund

Patrons (donations up to $5,000)

Anonymous

Pete B. Browne and Julie Walker Browne

CCS Family Fund – Topeka Community Foundation

David Francis – The Francis Family Foundation

Bebe and Crosby Kemper Foundation

J.B. Reynolds Foundation

Leaders (donations up to $2,500)

Anonymous

Donald Cohen and Madeline Janis

Aengus Finnan

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation

Jeff and Carol Lowe

Steve and Polly Revare

Woody Guthrie Publications

Partners (donations up to $1,000)

Martha & David Dantzic

Mike Doll

Lori Litow

Christine Lakeland Cale

Open Society Foundation

Francie Pepper

Candy Spitzer

Dr. Marian Stuart

Advocates (donations up to $500)

Airshow Mastering

Anonymous

Viva & Neil Araki

Rebecca Bortak In Memory of Jim Bortak

Gene Bowlen, BeARcade Music & Cross Keys Studio

Taylor Caffery

Nancy Clark

Rose Cousins

Louis DeMarco

Loraine Fusco and lou DeMarco

Organic Arts

Fox Run Concerts and Studio

Kari Estrin Management & Consulting

Mark Franzke

Friend

Susie Giang In Memory of George Floyd / Breonna Taylor and so many other Black people killed by police.

Kyongmee Kim

Treasa Levasseur

Janet Lewis

Alex and Sammi Mallett

Grant and Nancy Mallett

Art Menius

Cydney and Keith Perske

Precision Printing

Jeff & Katie Reece

Jennifer Roe

Jim Rooney

Kendra Terry in Memory of In Michael Terry

Laura Thomas

Shawn Underwood

Mike Warren

Supporters (donations up to $250)

Mary Katherine Aldin

Anonymous (2)

Phyllis Barney

Jim Bizer

Jeremy Butler

Nancy Chase

Lynn Cingari

Nancy K. Dillon

Jeff Donahue

Nancy Emrich Freeman of LilFest

Jack & Karen Finkenberg

Jana M Fisher

Folk Alley

Foundation for Independent Media Arts

Chloe East Goodyear

Karen Haggman

MellowPhobia

Sara Henderson

Rick Hesch

Bud Johnson

Mark Kaufman

Jess Klein

Monica Mansfield

Kim McDowell

Tim McFadden

Nancy Meis

Crista Munro in memory of Dan Appenzeller

Julie Nelson Meers & Sam Meers

Kathy Peters

Amy Reitnouer Jacobs

Rick Robinson In gratitude to Aengus and Mae

Nicole Rochefort (Artists in Motion)

Bob Rose in memory of Gene Shay

Charles A Schmitz

Lisa Schwartz

Allen Stiegemeyer

MarySue Twohy

Michael Varner

Benjamin Weigand

Gary Whitmer & Margaret Smith

Reid Wick

Clyde Tyndale & Deborah Winograd

Friends (donations up to $100)

Michael Alvarez

Forrest W. Anderson

Anonymous (5)

Carl Apter in Memory of Gene Shay

Lee and Claudia Barewin

Dave Bartlow

Marian & Dennis Bires

Rachel Bishop

Renee Bodie

Sharon Bowman

Laurie Brown

Scott and Rhonda Burnett

Barney Byard

Don Cavers

Enrique Chi

Michelle Conceison in Memory of Gene Shay

Gayle Cupit

James Curley

Theresa Curtin

Tom Cutts

Haley K Turner

Tracy Dejarnett

Amy DeMarco

Momentary Love Management

Michelle Demers Shaevitz

Regina Derzon

John Dull

D Scott Duncan

Raleigh Duncan

Josh Dunson

Laurie and Neale at Fox Run

Dana Estep

Michael Fasano

Mark Finnan

Lona Fox

Carol Gard

Gregg Gehrig

Renee Gentry

Theresa Georgia In memory of David Glaser

Richard Gillmann

Dani Goodband

Dennis Gredell

Worldstrings Promotion

Kelly and Robyn Hart

Jean Hatfield

Kira Florita Hilley

Matthew Hughes

Dave Hundelt

Richard Jay

Bailey Jones & Allyson Comstock

John Keck

Marisa Kolka

Michael Kornfeld

Kristina Latino

Sara Leishman

Mark Levine in Honor of Lula Wiles

Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch

Peter Macdonald

Gordon Mallett

Susan Martinez

Lauren RZ Martino

Brian Maruca

Deana McCloud

Art Menius Radio in Memory of Mitch Podolak & Gene Shay

Kurt Moberg

Terry Mutchler

Robert O

Elke Pacholl

Gary Paczosa

Clay Pasternack

John E. Patterson

Steve Paul

Alan Perry

Cydney and Keith Perske

Kathy Peters

Margaret Pigman

Chris Porter

Danny Powell

Dr. Hollie and Mr. Tracy Resseguie

Jerod Rivers

Patricia Roach

Alan Jay Rom

Alan Jay Rom

Bob Rose

Mary Sack Management In Memory of David Olney

Chuck Schmitz

Robert W. Schuck

Jim Schultz

Odessa Settles In memory of Darlene Hill

Alka Sharma

Toni Shumate

T Ann Smiley

Darlene Raven

Alinda Stanley

Ellen Stanley In Memory of Bob Feldman

Jill Stargardt

David Starr

Nancy Stier

Dianne Tankle

Joel Tepp

Dorothy Thomas

Liz Thomson

Gerald Trimble

Grace Tsao

Clyde Tyndale & Deborah Winograd

Tom Upshaw

David Warm

Thom Wolke

Bob Wright

Bill in memory of Shelli

Fans (donations up to $50)

Meg Adam

Julie Adams

Cindy Adams

Nick Adde

Joshua Aguilar

Mary Ahern

Greg Aiken

Matt Akins

Brigitte Albert

William Alford

Terry Allan

Karen Allen

Bruce Alpert

Clint Alphin

Abby Altman

Joni Altner

Rosi Amador

Kelly Ambrose

Jane Amro

Mohan Ananthakrishnan

Greg Anderson

Danielle Anderson

Carolyn Andre

Pete Angwin

Anonymous (18)

Bruce Ansley

Mark Aquilla

Jennifer Arndt

Valerie Arnett

Morris Arnold

Lois Aroian

Dena Aronson

Liz Asphodel

Susan P Athens

Emily Aumann

Meg Aumann

Peter Aumann

Theadocia Austen

Jerry Austen

Perel Hana B.Sessler

Arah Bahn

Samir Baijal

Curtis Ball

Claudia Balladelli

Cindy Bandula-Yates in memory of Dolly Bandula who gave me the gift of loving music)

Chelsea Arts Media Group

Brittany Bannish Laverty

Nadia Bardack

Carmen Barnes

Rich Barnett

Rachel Barreca

Sarah Barrentine

Marnie Barrett

Heather Barron

Jeremy Bass

Jeanne Bassis

Stephanie Batcheller

John Bath

Stephen Batsche

Adam Bauer

Joanne Bauman

Brenda Beard

Peter Beaven

Carol Beaven

Steve Beeler

Gwynn Beeler

Kim Beggs

Caroline Beischer

Claudette Beitel

Michael Bellmont

Barbara Bellows-Terranova

Michael Benghiat

William Bennett

Jude Bennett

Sharon Bennett

Lizzie Bennett

Cherylynne Berger

Ken Berger

Shari Berman

Evert Berndt

Craig Bernhardt

LIT33 Mgmt

Jane Biekens

Mark Bischel

Emily Bloudek

J Blouin

Richard Blumenthal

Stephen Blyskal

Phyllis Boger

David Bortlik

Elizabeth Boswell

Claire Bourret

Melissa Bouvier

Cathy Bovitz

Cord Bowen

Aurora Bowers

Joan Bowlen

Erin Bramstadt

Adam Braun

Neal Braverman

Jeudi Brealey

James Bredeson

Randall Briley

Thomas Briner

Meg Brosnan

D.B.Brown, Americana/Folk Director, WVKR

Joanne Brown

Laurie Brown

Felicity Buckell

Bonnie Burkert

Julia Burns

Meg Burns

David Burr

Dianna Burrup

Bob Burton

Lisa Buscho

Margo Bynon

Matt Byrd

Johnny Byrne

Aaron Cabbage

Keith Caceres

Katheryne Cahill

Pedro Calderon

Mike Callaghan

Catie Calnan

Paul Campbell

Maureen Campbell

Judith Cangialosi

Shelley Caplan

George Carvill

Beth Cawein

Laura Layla Centorrino

Julia Chacon

Lee Ann Chancellor

Sigrid Christiansen

Stewart Chyz

Michael Clabby

Stephen Clair

Karen Clark

Sharon Clark

Kerry Clarke

Dallas Clem

Judith Coates

Pam Cocke

Dermot Coffey

Cynthia Cohen

Stephen Cohen

Paul Colbert

Mary Cole

Cassidy Coles

William Collen

Erin Collins

Ronan Collins

Annie Colonna

Chip Colvin

Carolyn Connors

no contact

William Cook

John Cook

Catherine Cooksley

Kirsten Corbett

Susan Cordova

Kevin Corrigan

Linda Cortese

Michael Cowen

Donna Crozier

Dawn Cruickshank

Vern Culp

Margaret Dagon

Heather Daley

Leon Davidowitz

Cindy Davis

Kimberly Dawson

Peter Dayton

Margaret Dean

Patrick Deeney

Anne Del Vecchio

Robert Del Vecchio

Arden Delacey

Tammy Delfun

72 Music Management

Rosalyn Dennett

David Dennison

Cathy Derksen

Chris Detmer

Danielle Devlin

Joan Dickerson

Cheryl Dietmeyer

Maryellen DiSilvio

Cindy Doire

Jeff Donahue

Frank Doucette

Kelly Dougherty

Karen Douglas

David Downman

Susan Downman

Bob Drake

George Drew

Sherry Dudinsky

Saul Duffin

Steve Dulson

Nancy Duncan

Allison Duncan

Duncan House Concerts

Laurie Dunn

Josh Dunson in memory of Bob Segal

Amy Dusseau

Dana Dwire

Chris Eakin

Caroline Earl

Tanya Earle

Rochelle Easton

Lisa Eckstein

Gary Eisenhammer

Lila Elie

Melissa Elischer

Iris Elko

Ivan Emke

Gerald Englebretsen

Enkhnasan Enkhbold

Quin Etheridge-Pedden

Marty Evans

Tonya Evans

Kay Fackler

Gerald Falchook

Jo Fayan

Lynn Feasey

Lynne Fees In honor of Brian Fees

Lisa Feldberg

Nancy Felixson

Richard Feller

David Fiely

Graeme Findlay

Jeanne Finley

Deirdre Finnan

Holly Fischer

Erin Fitzgerald

Janice Fleming

Nicole Flores

John Foley

Larry Folk

Tara Fortin

Jonathan Fowler

Ron French

Lucille Frey

Howard Friedman

John Friedrich

Teresa Frost

Emmett Fruin

Joanne Clapp Fullagar

William Fullard

Barbara Fulton

Tom Funk

Ann Furdock

Pam Gaines

Catherine Gamber

Helen Garber

Nathan Garber

Denise Garcia

Melissa Gardner

Rene Garzoria Alcocer

Carlos Gaudreault

Greg Geissbuhler

Laura Gibbons

Marilyn Gilbert

Lisa Gilbert

Jay Gilman

Etienne Gingras-Gaudreault

Sandy Goldfarb

Joanne Goldsworthy

Claudia Gomez

Jaclyn Goodrich

Mary Goree

Jeff Gotellitonthemt

Rebecca Gouge

Rick Graft

Susan Graves

Leu Anne Greco

Sally Greenberg

Elise Greene

Ryan Greenwood

Cathy Grier

Tom Griffith

Nancy Groce

Jennifer Grove

Charly Gullett

Greg Hack

Tammy Hadfield

Chris Haghirian

Joni Halabi

Joe Haldeman

Caroline Hale

Cynthia Hallett in honor of Laura Thomas

Marion Halliday

Kelly Halloran

John Hamilton

Janet Hamlett

Carol Hammerberg

Barbara Hammerman

Sherry Hammond

Susan Hancock

Rich & Hanson

Kim Hardie

Joe Harris

K and R Hart

John Harvey

Beth Hatch

Frank Hawthorne

Wilburn Hayden

Kiho Hazelton-Cook

Hajnal Hegedus

Mara Hellman

Sara Henderson

Thomas Hendricks

Anita Herrick

Christi Herrick

Edie Herrold

Henry Herzog

Elizabeth Hicks

Kathy Hilliker

Marianne Hines

Shawn Hinnant

Kenneth Hirsch

Jana Hirsch

Jen Hitt

Michael Hobig

Graham Hodder

Kathryn Hoffman

Andy Hollander

Gloria Holloway

Deborah Holmes

Linda Holt

Kacie Holt

John Hone

Jim Houston

Bill Houston

Robin Howson

Michael Huber

John Hughes

James Hull

Michael Huntzinger

Christian Hurst

Kate Hyman

Sean Hynes

Edward Ingber

Jacqueline Innocenzi

Lori Isberg

Shannon Jaax

Veda Jackson

Phil Jaggard

Carol Stewart James

Spencer Jarrett

Emily Jasmer

John Jewell

Sujeevan Jeyarajah

Penny Pullus

Theodore John

Merryn Johns

Jim Johnson

Pam Johnson

Gloria Jones

Lawrence Jordan

Elizabeth Joyce

Gabor Jozsa

Ian Judd

Nick Justice

Gregory Kalkanis

Jon Kaplan

parpar

Tom Kasper

Cheryl Keffer

Carol Kelly

Janet Kerr

Sue Kessell

Thelma Kidd

Chuck Kieffer

Ken Kimura

Annette Kindred

Shawn King

Beverly Klatt

Nancy Koehler

Harmon Koeltz

Dana Kolka

David Koloff

June Komisar

Angie Konstantaras

Florence Kontos

Ania Kopczynski

Joan Kornblith

Ellen Koronet

David Koronet

Kimm Kozera

Katie Kramer

Derek Kraneveldt

Noel Kropf

Nancy Krupiarz

Holly Kunkle

Ronald Lafave

Roberta Lamb

Kylee Lambert

Dave Lang

Susan Lang In Memory of Bill Wisnowski

Chloe Langham

Joanne Lasnier

Kristina Latino

Emily Lau

Ericka Lavalley

Sam Lee

Sam Lee

Carolyn Leeson

Augusta Lehman

Anne Leighton

Barry Lempe

Korby Lenker

Nancy Leslie

Sandy Lewis

Woody Lewis

Cathryn Lewis

Don Lewis

Kandee Lewter

Alex Libbus

Fawn Lies

Fawn Lies

Cassidy Linder

Diane Litke

Lin Lobue

Richard Lockwood

Karen Logan

Jane Lombard

Michele Longo

Kathryn Lorenzen

Nicholas Loss-Eaton (Leland Sundries)

Adam Louderback

Debra Lovendusky

Dennis Low

Michael Luce

Jennifer Luft

Jeanette Lundgren

Karin Lundgren

Luminous Lupe

John Luth

James Lynch

Geoff Lynn

Corbie Lynn

Allison MacCalder

Raymond MacDonald

Peter MacDonald

Gael MacGregor

Ann MacKeigan

Caroline MacMillan

Murdell MacNeil

Amelia Mallett-Kass

Pam Malt

Phil Maq

Beth Marlin Lichter

Joseph Marrella

Johannes Marstad

Kristen Martell

Howard Martin

John Martin

Jack Martin

Susan Maxwell

Rex Mayreis

Evie McLoughlin

Patricia Mcaulay

Rodger McBride

Erin McCabe

Jennifer McCann

Kathie McCarthy

John McCarver

Marada McClintock

Steven McColley

Christina McCormick

Matthew McDonald

Rebecca McFee

Suzanne McGillicuddy

Robert McGrath

Jon McGraw

Arthur McGregor

No Name Given McGuire

Kathy & Steve McHugh

Jack McKenzie

Leigh Mclachlan

Joe McLaughlin

Richard McManus

Bruce McRitchie

Ted McVay

Amy Meadows

Thomas Megli

Jacqueline Meier

Donna Lynn Melvin

Sandie Menmuir

Scott Merrifield

Jan Meslin

Marcia Meyer

Carolyn Miller

Harold Miller

Cecily Mills

Brenda Milne

Chris Milsom in honor of Robert Bobby

Elaine Minahan

Bob Mingie

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Chuck Mitchell

Phyllis Mize

Fred Moffitt

Andrea Mollura

Brian Moon

Jeff Moore

Kelly Morelli

Bernadette Morris Mccann

Lori Mozilo

Agnieszka Mucha

Kerry Mulcahy

Virginia Murphy-Berman

Richard Mushlin

Music To Life In Honor of the diverse & enduring craft of folk music

Mae Myers

Matthew Myers

Mystic

Christine Nakashima

Martha Nangalama

Zack Nash

Jimmy Natoli

Lori Nelo

Holly Nelson

Esha Neogy

Reed Neuman

Alison Newell

David Newland

Payton Newton

Elizabeth Nichols

LeeAnn Nichols

Janice Nicholson

Ingrid Nicklason

Cheryl Nickurak

Lisa Nisenson

Charles Nolan

Jodi Norman

Laura Norwitz

Robert Nowak

Kelsey Nussbaum

Alex Nyandoro

Jane Ollendorff

Marty Olson

Roger Omeagher

Stephen Orr

Peter Owsianowski

Nancy Owsianowski

Nancy Paddock

Tom Padula

Susan Paikin

Peg Parham

Robert Parker

Sandra Parks

Harry Patterson

Ken Paulson

Kathleen Paulson

Steffen Paulus

Tracy Pawlik

Dennis Pearne

John Pearo

Diana Penn

Lea Pennock

Kimberly Penrose

Alex Pepper

Chere Pereira

Tamara Perkuhn

Mary Peterson

Jessica Phaneuf

Lynn Pinder

Holly Plotner

Steve Pollitt

Joel Pomerantz

Samantha Pomroy

John Porter

Fred Posine

Kathleen Pothier

Tracie Potochnik

Mark Potts

John Powers

Donna Probes

Gary Proctor

Paul Pynkoski

John Rae

Elizabeth Rajkovich

Janda and Lyle Raker

Rhonda Ratty

Kasey Rausch

Suzi Redlich

Mary Redus

Dawn Reel

Elisabeth Relin

Tina Renschen

Marlene Rhodenizer

Nicole Riendeaucouture

Rachel Ries

Eric Ring

Lowell Rinker

Simon Rioux

Trish Roach

Joy Robertson

Courtney Rodland & Jake Bush

Marci Roe

Dave Rogers

Sally Rogers

PC Rolston

Lee Rosenblum

Rebecca Rosman

Rhiannon Rott

Bronwyn Rowbotham

Michael Rowe

Richard Ruane

Carl Rubino

Gladis Ruiz

Sara Russell

Joan Ruzzo

John Ryan

Pat Santana

Jean Sarfaty

Peter Scheffler

David Schenk

Debra Schenk

Paul Schiminger

Deborah Schmidt

Steve & Elaine Schurr

Susan Scott

Jim Scott

Joanna Joy Seetoo

Len Seligman

Paula Sellers-Ronkin

Joseph Sestili

Matthew Sever

Lisa Shaffer

Patricia Shears

John Shears

Daphne Shears

Jackie Sheaves

Sianne Shepherd

Michael Sheppard

Jeff Sherman

Douglas Shevlin

Albert Shiely

Barbara Shiller

Sean Shipley

John Shockey

Jan Shriner

William Shulman In honor of Carolyn Shulman

David Shulman

Betsy Siggins

Kirsten Sigrist

John Sinkevics

Margaret Skinner

Nola Skipper

Jeff Slattery

Lorain Smalligan and Ted Bergin

Mihaela Smaniotto

Amazon Radio!

Pamela Smith

Kenneth Smith

R Smith

Donna Smith

Tammeryn Smith

Erin Snyder

Vicki Solomon

Mark Solomons

Andy Sookrah

Christine Soule

Mary Spillane

Jack Spring

Kay Stacey

Denny Stanley

Dave Stasiuk

Diane Steele

Perry Stein

Barbara Steinberg

Karen Stemmler

Irwin Stenulson

Larissa Stenzel

James Stevens

Denika Stewart

Henry Stewart

Mairead Stewart

Valeria Stewart

Rebecca Stieg

Holly Stigen

Philip Stoffregen

Patricia Stolzenberg

Eliz Stookey

David Story

Bill Stoughton

Jim Stuckless

Carl Sturgeon

Preston Sullivan

Karen Sullivan

Gary Sullivan

Bill Sundahl

Steve Surdock

Scott Swan

Emma Swift

Robert Synal

Deborah Taggart

Jonathan Takiff

Douglass Taylor

Dulcie Taylor

Louise Taylor

Adam Tebrugge

Rex Tetzlaff

Margaret Thomas

Gregory Thomas

Jennifer Thomas

Neal Thompson

Ian Thomson

Michelle Tiedeken

Marlys Tilley

Sandy Toce

Saskia Tomkins

Ralph Tomlinson

Karell Torres

William Totte

Ami Tran

Dee Vadnais

Frank Van Gaalen

Trae Vedder

Lisa Veglahn

Danielle Vescolani

David Vied

Judy Vitolo

Phillip Vonesh

Claire Von Gahlen

Carla Voss

Louis Wade

Nichole Wagner

Carolyn Wakeham

John Walker

Britton Walker

Scott Walters

Zachary Walton

Phil Ward

Nancy Warden

Kim Ware

Peter Warne

Rob Watson

Dan Watson

Ben Weatherman

Joel Weber

Janet Weber

Sarah Weber

Ronnie Weinberger

Ellen Weinstat

Eric Weinstein

Betty Wells

Margot Wenger

William Wheeler

Andrea Whitefield

Blair Whyte

Fred Wieck

Scott and Rosemary Duncan

Jay Wilensky

Margaret Willett

Matthew Williams

Landa Williams

Denise Williams

Matthew Williams

Rob Woiccak

Joseph Wolfe

Bonnie Wolfe

Catherine & Michael Wood

Jean Woods

Peter Worth

Bob Wright

Patricia Yarrow

Linda Yelnick – in honor of Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies, the “Be Kind” band for kids and families that I proudly manage.

Nadine Young

Alexandra Zell

Mike Zettler

Irene Zhong

Nancy Ziemelis