Contribute to Folklore Village

We invite you to become a part of the future of this very special organization!

Your financial support is vital to our success.  Last year, fundraising constituted 57% of our yearly budget.

Sincere thanks to all who contributed towards our Community Challenge Grant.

Join our Circle of Love! Sign up now to support Folklore Village through monthly giving. We’ve made it super-easy through our Paypal button below. Just choose the dollar amount on the dropdown box, click the “Subscribe” button,and you’re  all set.

Use this button to donate monthly (be sure to select a dollar amount from the dropdown menu before clicking on the button):

Monthly donation options

Or, if you would rather donate in the more traditional manner, please use this button: 

 Our progress so far!

2017 Donor thank-you gifts!  All donors receive this Folklore Village bookmark:

Did you know Folklore Village had its own record label? Give $100 (or more) and receive a CD of tunes from the Folklore Village Band recordings – all 5 double-sided 45’s that we have in our collection:






 Your gift to Folklore Village could be matched dollar for dollar by your employer

 Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions.  Contact your HR office to find out if your employer will help you double or triple your donation to Folklore Village

 Underwrite a program!  Love Saturday Socials?  Have a favorite festival that you would like to see continue?  Call us about underwriting or sponsoring your favorite event or performer. 

 Consider Folklore Village in your Estate Planning.  Some donors may elect to ensure the vitality of Folklore Village far into the future by including us in their estate planning. These donors make a valuable contribution to supporting the mission of Folklore Village, while taking advantage of federal and state tax laws that may allow reduction of income taxes, lower gift and estate taxes, or provide income during the donor’s lifetime. If you are considering including a gift to Folklore Village in your estate planning, please consult your financial adviser.

Donation checks can be mailed to:

Folklore Village                                                                                                                3210 County Road BB                                                                                         Dodgeville, WI  53533

 Join the “Circle of Love” Monthly Auto Give 

– Click the “Donate” button above.  Next to the Donation Amount, check the box which says, “Make This Recurring (Monthly).”


-Set up through your online banking to make a monthly payment to Folklore Village, just like you would do for a utility service, or any other “bill.”                                                    OR

-To explore other options for auto-donations through your bank or credit union, contact Becky at Folklore Village at (608) 924-4000, or

If you choose to give monthly through any of the above options, Folklore Village will mail you an annual giving total at the address you have provided at the end of the year.
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