Sponsor a Folger Program

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.

For more information, contact:

Cari Romeu Mozur, Senior Development Officer for Individual Giving
(202) 548-8777 | cmozur@folger.edu

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Shirine Babb as Cleopatra in Folger Theatre's Antony and Cleopatra (2017). Photo by Teresa Wood.

The Arts

  • Folger Theatre: The 2018–19 season features King John,  Nell Gwynn, and Love's Labor's Lost.
  • Folger Consort: The 2018–19 season will present a season of  early music concerts that delve into the inherent theatricality of early music.
  • O.B. Hardison Poetry Series: The 2018–19 series features readings by contemporary poetry's most eloquent voices.
  • Shakespeare's Birthday Open House: The Folger celebrates Shakespeare's birthday with a family-friendly festival featuring musical and theatrical performances, stage combat demonstrations, crafts and activities, and birthday cake for all.



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.


  • The Folger Gala raises critical unrestricted dollars in support of the Folger's cultural and educational programs.
  • Acquisitions Night supports acquisitions and conservation at the Folger.