Our Supporters

Thank you to the individuals, foundations, and businesses who make our programming possible.

We are grateful to our community of supporters who made a contribution to Literary Arts between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.

Individuals: Leadership Circle

Members of the Leadership Circle invest in Literary Arts by generously giving $2,500 or more.

Director’s Circle $25,000 +

Joan Cirillo & Roger Cooke
Jan & Steve Oliva
John & Sandra Swinmurn
Dan Wieden & Priscilla Bernard Wieden

Sustainer’s Circle $10,000-24,999

Tim & Mary Boyle
Theodore & Nancy Downes-Le Guin
Ann & Mark Edlen Family
Sue & Ed Einowski
Susan Hammer & Lee Kelly
Diane Ponti & Ward Greene
Betsy Priddy
Rocky & Julie Strasser Dixon

Contributor’s Circle $5,000-9,999

Jill & Ken Abere
Anonymous
Mary & Don Blair
Tom Booth & Megan Holden
Ginnie Cooper
Rebecca & Michael DeCesaro
Lana & Chris Finley
Sara & Andrew Guest
Laura & Rocky Henderson

Betsy & Tom Henning
Mary E. Hirsch & Yoshiaki Shimizu
Cecelia & Robert Huntington
Katherine McCoy
Anne Mendel & Mark Henry
Josie G. Mendoza & Hugh Mackworth
Deidra Miner
Katherine O’Neil & Toby Graff

Amy Prosenjak & Steven Guy
Halle & Rick Sadle
Bob Speltz
Dennis Steinman
Charles Stilwell
Steven & Marci Taylor
Amy Wayson & Ken Moran
Jackie & William Willingham
Carl Wilson and Evan Boone
Tom & Marcia Wood

Supporter’s Circle $2,500-4,999

Dave & Courtney Angeli
Mike R. Barr
Nancy & Roderick Boutin
Patricia Cliff & Karl von Frieling
Rick Comandich
Alice Cuprill-Comas & Rick Short
Emi & Brett Donis
Amy Donohue & Paul McKean
Bart & Jill Eberwein
Ann & Ron Emmerson

Bob Geddes
Sarah & Kurt Gibbon
Earl Hines
David Johnson
Richard & Patti Keller
Amy Carlsen Kohnstamm & Kevin Kohnstamm
Phillip M. Margolin
Carolyn & Larry McKinney
Richard H. Meeker & Ellen F. Rosenblum

Anis Mojgani
Andrew & Veronica Proctor
Jon Raymond
Marjorie Sandor & Tracy Daugherty
Tom & Megan Shipley
Donald & Roslyn Sutherland
Kristin & Nick Walrod
Morton & Audrey Zalutsky

Individuals

$1000+

Geri Abere
Marcia Alvey
Ray & Jean Auel
Paul & Nancy Bragdon
Guido Brouwers & Sandy Pressley
Lisa & Royce Bullock
Lyn Cameron
Phyllis Cast
Sybilla Cook
Daphne Cooluris & Michael Doherty
Joseph & Lydah DeBin
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Gun Denhart
David & Julie Dietzler
Laura DoneganPenny & Ken Durant
Marie Eckert
Edward & Marilyn Epstein
Dean & Alison Freed
Patricia Frobes & Richard Smith

Diana Gerding
Michele Goodman
Joan Gray
Linda & Ron Greenman
Debra Turner Hatcher
Judy & Hank Hummelt
David & Apricot Irving
Selby & Douglas Key
Barbara & Jock Kimberley
Molly Kohnstamm
Jon & Sheila Levine
David & Suzi Maddocks
Bob Mahler
Jonathan Malsin
Julie Mancini & Dennis Bromka
Carol Mayer-Reed & Michael Reed
Mike & Maryellen McCulloch
Lora & Jim Meyer

Philip Miller & Colleen Cain
Jessica Mozeico
Virginia Mullen
Corrine Oishi & Lindley Morton
Ramón & Sandy Pagán
Jollee Faber Patterson & John Stuart Patterson
Franklin & Dorothy Piacentini
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Pyles
Per Ramfjord
Jim & Natasha Reinhart
Bob Scanlan
Norm & Barbara Sepenuk
Paulette & Michael Shaw-Querner
Robyn Shuey
David Staehely
Myles & Emily Standish
Miriam Sontz & Joseph Walsh
Bonnie Pomeroy Stern
Cheryl Strayed
Darci & Charlie Swindells
Sue Wright
Steven & Deborah Hewitt Wynne
Lidia Yuknavitch

$500+

Cynthia & Steven Addams, Elizabeth Ash & David Morganstern, Robert & Julia Ball, Karin Barber, Leonard Barrett, Ruth Beyer, Kim & Daniel Bissell, Rebecca Boley, Liza & Matt Brennan, Paul & Shelly Buchanan, Karyle Butcher, Ramona & Bruce Cahn, Chelsea Cain & Marc Mohan, Christine Carr, Brent & Barbara Chalmers, Bonnie B. Comfort, PhD, Marian Creamer, Dr. Marci Darm, Shelley Devine, Kelly Douglas, Trevor Dryer, Ken & Annie Edwards, Miriam Feuerle, Nancy Fishman, Bob Gass, Missy Hall, Susan Hathaway-Marxer & Larry Marxer, Pamela Smith Hill, Natalie Hirt, Grace Hsieh, Margo Kalberer, Karen Karbo, Helen Langley, Sheila & Jon Levine, Carol Schnitzer Lewis, Barbara & Michael Maloney, John Matzka, Sally McPherson, Sarah Miller Meigs and Andrew Meigs, Susan Mersereau, Madeline Babcock Moore, Meghan Moran & Kirk Masterson, Jane Anne Morton & Karl Rapfogel, Cynthia Mosby, Paul Mueller, Tom & Chris Neilsen, Grace Nielsen, Barry & Jane Newman, Philip Ottum, Nancy & Mike Phillips, William & Sharon Place, Nancy & Dick Ponzi, Valeria I. Ramirez, Bonnie & Pete Reagan, Shelley & Mary Reece, Martha & David Richards, Mike & Judy Rompa, Jeffrey & Lea Scherer, Natalie & Joe Serber, Peter & Penny Serrurier, John Shipley, Dr. Bill & Nell Simkoff, Dedrick Sprick, Ann M Stinson, Nancy Sullivan, Kate & Chris Swindell, Kim Tardie, Meryl Taylor & Mark Zinder, Scott Taylor & Eve Callahan, Andrew Thompson, Jeanne Tobey & Shannon Spence, Victor Trelawny, Vera H. Vacek, Stephanie & John Volkman, Mona Westhaver, Janet Williamson, Merri Souther Wyatt, David & Sharon Wynde, Dr. Candace Young

$250+

Beverly Aldinger & Kirk Gibson , Donald Andersen, Kristin Anderson & Michael O’Brien, Brijesh & Ann Anand, Jacqueline Arante, Tom Bard, Nicholas Thomson Bard Jr., Tom & Molly Bartlett, Kim & Rosie Batcheller, Jim & Sharla Beall, Carmen Bernier-Grand & Jeremy Grand, Kathleen Birch, Joanna Bloom, Eileen & Miroslav Bobek, Kim Boehm, Sandra & Ben Bole, Laura Bolster & Oliver Kuehne, Anne M. Booth, Luke & Leslie Boyd, Deborah Burke, Ellyn Bye, Becky Chinn, John & Kathryn Cochran, Liana Colombo, Martha Hunt Curry, Linda Czopek & Vern Rifer, Marian Davis & Peter Librizzo, Sharon Dawson, Therese Debolock, Terrence Dolan & Catherine Blosser, Paul Duden & Francesca Stevenson, Poppy & Lawrence Dully, Donna Dunlap, Barnes Ellis, Kathie E. England, Elizabeth & Eric English, Shauna Ensminger, Margianne & Arthur Erickson, Margaret & Bob Evenson, Deborah Flynn-Hanrahan & Timothy Hanrahan, Joan Fondell, Bob & Konky Forster, Corey Frazier, Cecelia Hagen & Craig Spilman, John Haines, Ken & Paula Hale, Barb Hall, Linda Ziemer Hamilton, Christi Hancock & Tom Rinehart, Jon M. Hanifin, Pat & Kelley Harrington, Sarah & Kyle Haverly, Mary Patt Hawthorne, Miriam Hecht, Anita Helle, Andrew Hermann, Edward & Leah Hershey, Mary Ann Holden, Molly Holsapple, Terri & Robert Hopkins, Karen Horkitz, Colin Hunter, Peter & Anne Jarvis, Susheela Jayapal, Molly Jones, Aphra & Richard Katzev, Phoebe & Matt Krueger, Adam & A’Nova Lane, Lars Larsen, Robert & Susan Leeb, Barry Lopez & Debra Gwartney, Kathryn Madison & Jeffrey Wertz, Kathleen McCarthy & Stephen Scherr, Connie McDowell, Michael & Sylvia McGregor, Brad & Julie McMurchie, Carolyn McMurchie, Wendi & Sandy Menashe, Violet Metzler, Alison Mitchell, James & Elizabeth Mohr, Susan Moore, Clint & Donna Moran, Marjory Morford, Carole Morse & Nick Drakos, Molly Jo & Dan Mullen, Linda Myers, Eliza & Alex Nelson, Jamie Newell, Jeanne Newmark, Katie O’Dell & Jeff Hockert, Bob & Bonnie Olds, Amy O’Neill & Larry Staver, Nancy Orr, Molly L. Osborne, Jo Ellen Osterlind, Dave & Anne Pearson, Sandy Polishuk, David & Shirley Pollock, Joe Pucci & Gaby Norona, Kathleen & Tom Rastetter, Leslie Rennie-Hill & Ken Hill, Martha & David Richards, Robin Roberts & John L. Backes, Joan Hunt Robinson, Mary Rodeback, Rosemarie F. Rosenfeld, Ellen Rubinstein & Joshua Baudhuin, Karen & Norman Sade, Lew & Jill Seager, Donna Shu & Tom Kane, Ellen Singer, David F. Stout & Sue Ann Higgens, Connie Sullivan, Beverly Terry, George & Nancy Thorn, Geoff Tichenor, Michael Tingley, Belinda Todd, Margaret Tuchmann, Stephanie Vardavas & Mike Radway, Kate Wagle, Kristi Wallace Knight & Eric Wallace, Clif & Patty White, Alice Wiewel, Namita & Scott Wiggers, Wendy Willis & David Biespiel, Christina Wilson, Richard & Linda Zimmerman

In Honor Of

Tyler Benson, Fineke Brasser, Leah Byrne, Anne Conway, Ginnie Cooper, Nick Johnson, Mat at ACLU, Richard Meeker, Susan Moore, Scott Pfister, Belle Plew, Andrew Proctor, Amy Prosenjak & Steven Guy, Dennis Steinman

In Memory Of

Diane Chenoweth, Alice Daniel, Brian Doyle, Luke Gerrity, Marilyn Hallett, Donna Harrington, Rhoda Jensen, Margaret & Carl Johnson, Patricia L. Johnson, Ursula K. Le Guin, Bob Lester, Gail Robinson, Susie Verdurmen, Anne W. Willer

And many other individual donors. We are thankful for gifts at all levels.

Foundations & Government Agencies

$50,000+

Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund
James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation
Regional Arts & Culture Council

$10,000+

The Collins Foundation
Harvest Foundation
The Kinsman Foundation
Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation
Meyer Memorial Trust
Mark & Tracie Monroe Family Foundation
M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
National Endowment for the Arts
Oregon Arts Commission, a State Agency
The Oregon Community Foundation
Oregon Cultural Trust
PEN American Center
Abraham Perlman Foundation
PGE Foundation
The Poetry Foundation
Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Herbert A. Templeton Foundation
Trust Management Services, LLC

$5,000 +

Autzen Foundation
The Jackson Foundation
Juan Young Trust
Kinder Morgan Foundation

UP TO $5,000

Benevity Community Impact Fund
Adriane T. and Samuel S. Blackman Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
Elizabeth & Matthew Brennan Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation
Clifford & Doris Carlsen Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
Susan Hammer Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation
Edna L. Holmes Literary Arts Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
Keller Foundation
Lora & Jim Meyer Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
National Book Foundation
Neilsen Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
Betsy Priddy Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
PR Straughan Charitable Fund
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
Nicholas & Kristin Walrod Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

In-Kind Support

AHA, Devil’s Food Catering, The Duniway.First Congregational United Church of Christ, Flowers Tommy Luke, Et Fille Wines, Needmore Designs, The New York Times, NW Film Center, The Old Church, Oregon Historical Society, Oregon Public Broadcasting, The Oregonian, Pastini, Ponzi Vineyards, The Porter Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, Portland Art Museum, Portland Center Stage, PosterGarden, Sokol Blosser, TriMet, Willamette Week