Sponsor a Folger Program

For more information, contact:
Connie L. Perez
cperez@folger.edu

The Folger offers a number of exciting opportunities for corporations, foundations, and individuals to support its celebrated public programs, award-winning educational programs, and important events through sponsorship.

Sponsorship benefit packages vary depending on the program and are tailored to meet the sponsors' needs. Some benefits may include:

  • Recognition in marketing collateral for events
  • Name and/or logo recognition on the Folger website
  • Name recognition in the Folger's Annual Report
  • Name and/or logo recognition in playbills
  • Membership for one year in the Renaissance Circles
  • Invitations to exhibition openings and Folger Theatre opening night performances and receptions

Current sponsorship opportunities exist for the following programs:

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Drew Cortese as King Richard in Folger Theatre’s 2013–14 performance of Richard III. Photo by Teresa Wood.

Photo Credit: 
Photo by Teresa Wood.

The arts

Exhibitions

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Students perform on the Folger stage during our Secondary School Shakespeare Festival. Photo by Duy Tran.

Photo Credit: 
Photo By Duy Tran.

K–12 education

  • Shakespeare Steps Out introduces students in third to sixth grade to the life, times, and works of William Shakespeare, while developing academic, teamwork, and leadership skills using the Folger's acclaimed performance-based, multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Folger Teaching Artists in the Schools provides a year-long Shakespeare education immersion program for high school students and their teachers. Activities include attending a Folger Theatre performance; working with a professional teaching artist to craft a production; and performing at the Shakespeare festival.
  • Student Shakespeare Festivals engage students and teachers from the greater Washington area in developing their ownership of the language used in Shakespeare's plays, while giving students an opportunity to perform on the Folger's Elizabethan stage in front of an audience of their peers, families, and fans.

Events

  • The Folger Gala raises critical unrestricted dollars in support of the Folger's cultural and educational programs.
  • Acquisitions Night supports the Library's Acquisitions and Conservations Program.

For more information, contact:
Connie L. Perez
cperez@folger.edu