Western Folklife Center Supporters

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, major donors and some of our members. View the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering sponsors.

Major Donors

Link to ArtPlace America Link to American Folklore Society
 Link to George S. and Dolores Dore' Eccles Foundation City of Elko, Nevada, logo
Logo of the E.L. Wiegand Foundation, no website available  Elko County, Nevada, logo
Elko County
Recreation Board

Link to Enterprise Holdings
2011 NEA logo color
Link to the Nevada Arts Council ncot sponsor logo 2014 Link to the Nevada Commission of Cultural Affairs
Link to Nevada Humanities Link to NV Energy
RangeConservationFoundation logo   Link to Reno Rodeo Foundation
WellsFargo logo 62sq up Link to WESTAF
Anna and Susannah Ball   Gunnar and Louise Klarr
RC Baker Foundation   Edmund Wattis Littlefield, Jr.
The Bretzlaff Foundation   Reds Ranch
Marvin L. Burdy Trust       Rodeway Inn
R. Harold Burton Foundation   E. B. Searle
Denise and Tim Cashman   Marion S. Searle
E.L.Cord Foundation   Mrs. Sally Searle / SalWil Foundation
Gary and Susan Crowe   Jennifer Speers
Debbie Day   Super 8 Motel
Gabelli Foundation   Timkin-Sturgis Foundation
The Estate of George Gund III   Warsh-Mott Funds / Maryanne Mott
George Gund, IV   Stewart Wilson


Stakeholders ~ as of December 15,  2015

Tamara Adams
Mary Lou Banta
James & Carol Barnes
Randy & Karen Barrow
Loren Basch
Martin Bauer
Edna B. Benna
Ronald & Nancy Blackman
Steve & Michele Boone
John Breternitz & Christine Cox
Steven & Lois Brown
Martin & Sheila Bunker
Hal Cannon & Teresa Jordan
Beth Carpel
John & Roseann Carpenter
Denise Cashman
Judy Clapp
Andrew & Julie Cole
Kitty Collins
Robert & Patricia Colon
Evie Cranston
Gary & Susan Crowe
John & Robbin Dofflemyer
Peter & Betty Ellison
Stuart & Susan Engs
Harry & Fritsi Ericson
Fred & Randi Filoon
Sharon Forster
Fred Fricke
Thomas M. Fritter
John George
Marianne Glaser
Glen & Casey Guttry
C.J. Hadley
Scott Hanson & Dr. Peggy Norton
Linda M. Hasselstrom
Karen Hertenstein
Yvonne & Glen Hollenbeck
Bruce & Nora James
Dan & Carolee Jones
Judy & Don Jones
Karl Kister
Roky Kron
Janine Lister
Edmund & Laura Littlefield
Chris & Bernie Machen
Faye H. Machen
Carl & Marilyn Malkmus
John & Barbara Marz
Charlotte McConnell
Anne & Russ McMullen
Samuel P. and Mary-Ellen McMullen
Lyle & Nancy McNeal
Teddi Montes
Niel Mortine
Maryanne Mott
Sarah Ning
Kay Kelly Nowell & Gene Nowell
Will & Julie Obering
Marla Painter & Mark Rudd
Lorraine Rawls
Paul Richards
Gordon & Shirley Rock
Lee & Judy Salter
Phil & Jennifer Satre
Paula Sculley
Mrs. Sally Searle
Stuart & Molly Silloway
Jennifer Speers
David Stanley & Nan McEntire
Gail Steiger & Amy Hale Auker
Dick & Mary Stimpel
Richard Stimple
Pat & Shanda Sullivan
Tiffany Tiberti
Tito & Sandra Tiberti
John & Joan Valaas
Betty Vaughan
Ted Waddell & Lynn Campion
Bill Watson
David & Denise Wilke
James & Sally Will
Stewart & Karen Wilson
Patricia Winther
Barbara & Calvin Worthington
Bill & Mary Wright
Preston Wright

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