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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, 2019 and May 31, 2020.

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
Rocky & Julie Strasser Dixon
Ann & Mark Edlen Family
Jan & Steve Oliva
Arlene Schnitzer
Dan Wieden & Priscilla Bernard Wieden

Sustainer’s Circle $10,000-24,999

Jill & Ken Abere
Tim & Mary Boyle
Sue & Ed Einowski
Susan Hammer & Lee Kelly
Betsy & Tom Henning
Ross M. Lienhart
Anne Mendel & Mark Henry
Josie G. Mendoza & Hugh Mackworth
Katherine O’Neil & Toby Graff
Diane Ponti & Ward Greene
Susan Schnitzer & Greg Goodman
John & Sandra Swinmurn
Tom & Marcia Wood

Contributor’s Circle $5,000-9,999

David & Courtney Angeli
Anonymous
Ray & Jean Auel
Don & Mary Blair
Ginnie Cooper
Rebecca & Michael DeCesaro
Amy Donohue & Paul McKean
Theo & Nancy Downes-Le Guin
Eberwein Family

Dean & Alison Freed
Sarah & Kurt Gibbon
Earl Hines
Mary Hirsch
Cecelia & Robert Huntington
Barbara & Jock Kimberley
Phillip Margolin
Deidra Miner
Corrine Oishi & Lindley Morton

Andrew & Veronica Proctor
Amy Prosenjak & Steven Guy
Halle & Rick Sadle
Bob Speltz
Dennis Steinman
Amy Wayson & Ken Moran
Jackie & William Willingham
Carl Wilson
Susan & Jim Winkler

Supporter’s Circle $2,500-4,999

Patricia Cliff & Karl von Frieling
Tracy Daugherty
Joseph & Lydah DeBin
Emi & Brett Donis
Bob Geddes
Nancy & Ronald Gronowski
David Johnson

Maurice & Dori King
Joan Kingsley
Amy Carlsen Kohnstamm & Kevin Kohnstamm
Carolyn & Larry McKinney
Richard H. Meeker & Ellen F. Rosenblum

Lora & Jim Meyer
Anis Mojgani
Ed & Jan Murphy
Alex Payne & Nicole Brodeur
Per Ramfjord
Al Solheim
Donald & Roslyn Sutherland

Individuals

$1000+

Geri Abere
Marcia Alvey
Karin Barber
Jan Baross
Nancy & Roderick Boutin
Loulie J. Brown
Christine Carr
Howard & Rosemary Cohen
Janie & Richard Cohen
Alice M. Cuprill-Comas & Richard M. Short
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Penny & Ken Durant
Edward & Marilyn Epstein
Joan Fondell
Patricia Frobes & Richard Smith
Diana Gerding
Michele Goodman
Rebecca & Wayne Graham
Joan Gray
Linda & Ron Greenman
William & Martha Hall
Christi Hancock & Tom Rinehart

Debra Turner Hatcher
Susan Hathaway-Marxer & Larry Marxer
Anita Helle
Jonathan & Jennifer Hill
Pamela Smith Hill & Chris Jacobson
Janet Hoffman & John Harland
Jodi Delahunt Hubbell & Todd Hubbell
Apricot & David Irving
Susheela Jayapal
Ursula K. Le Guin Family Trust
Jon & Sheila Levine
Kathi McCoy
Mike & Maryellen McCulloch
Brenda Meltebeke & Scott Stuart
Philip Miller & Colleen Cain
Meghan Moran & Kurt Masterson
Mona Mozeico
Anne Marie Murphy
Amy Myer
Suzanne Nance

Ramón & Sandy Pagán
Traci Parker
Franklin & Dorothy Piacentini
Nancy & Dick Ponzi
Jon Raymond
Bonnie & Pete Reagan
Jim & Natasha Reinhart
Marjorie Sandor & Tracy Daugherty
Nathan Sasaki
Joyce Schwer
Barb & Norm Sepenuk
Bonnie Serkin & Will Emery
Robyn Shuey
Bonnie Pomeroy Stern
Darci & Charlie Swindells
Steven & Marci Taylor
Amor Towles
Chabre Vickers
Kristin & Nick Walrod
Sue Wright
Steven & Deborah Hewitt Wynne

$500+

Shannon Alexander, Donald Andersen, Elizabeth Ash & David Morganstern, Robert & Julia Ball, Kim & Rosie Batcheller, Kim & Dan Bissell, Kim & Randy Boehm, Rebecca Boley, Tom Booth & Megan Holden, Peter & Ellen Bragdon, Paul & Shelly Buchanan, Lisa & Royce Bullock, Julie Bunker, Katie Burke, Karyle Butcher, Ramona & Bruce Cahn, Jane Carlsen, Elizabeth Carter & Cary Sneider, Brent & Barbara Chalmers, Connie Christopher, Bonnie B. Comfort, PhD, Marian Creamer, Jack Crowder, Holly Cundiff, Dr. Marci Darm, Shelley Devine, Shirin Doratotaj, Kelly Douglas & Eric Schoenstein, Marie Eckert, Ken & Annie Edwards, Carson Ellis & Colin Meloy, Shauna Ensminger, Nancy Fishman, Teri Jensen Freeman, Candace Haines, Ken & Paula Hale, Missy Hall, Sarah Haverly, Molly Hiro, Natalie Hirt, Terri & Robert Hopkins, Ann Hudner, Barbara Jennings & Richard Teutsch, Margo & Mike Kalberer, Carla Kelley, Selby & Douglas Key, Susan & Michael Kosmala, Jeanie Lai & Gary Golla, Carol Schnitzer Lewis, Stacy Lewis, Gwen Luhta, Kathryn Madison & Jeffrey Wertz, Britt Magnusen, Julie Mancini & Dennis Bromka, John Matzka, Eric & Amy Mauss, Pete McDowell, Michael & Sylvia McGregor, Sally McPherson, Wendi & Sandy Menashe, Susan & Peter Mersereau, Mike Montgomery, Jessica Mozeico, Paul Mueller, Gary & Kim Muller, Barbara Nay, Justice Adrienne Nelson, Robert Nimmo & Linda Jensen, Vailey Oehlke, Katelyn Oldham, Amy O’Neill & Larry Staver, Phil Ottum & Susan Moore, Tami Parr & Anna Joyce, Jollee Faber Patterson & John Stuart Patterson, Nancy Phillips, Valeria Ramirez, Shelley & Mary Reece, T.J & Amy Richter, Rosemarie F. Rosenfeld, Jane Sage & Tom Olbrich, Paul & Lauren Schneider, Hannah Scott, John Shipley, Annelisa Smith, Dedrick Sprick, David F. Stout & Sue Ann Higgens, Eustacia Su, Renate Suter-Goedan, Kate Swindell, Grant Thompson, Geoff Tichenor, Jeanne Tobey & Shannon Spence, Victor Trelawny, Kate Tuominen, Ann Uddall & Tillie Clark, Jane Unger, Ann & Tom Usher, Vera H. Vacek, George & Carla Van Hoomissen, Stephanie Vardavas & Mike Radway, Stephanie & John Volkman, Kim Weyler, Julie Wilson, Rebecca Wusz & William Mitchell, Lisa Wyatt, Merri Souther Wyatt, Sharon Wynde, Dr. Candace Young, Morton & Audrey Zalutsky

$250+

Jill & Ken Abere, Donald Andersen, Dave & Courtney Angeli, Anonymous, Jennifer Beal, Leah Benazzi, Linda Berg, Carmen Bernier-Grand & Jeremy Grand, Kim & Randy Boehm, Margaret Bolger & Patrick Simpson, Anne M. Booth, Jason Brauser, Kandace & Ray Brigleb, Kay Bristow, Larry & Jan Bruton, Lisa & Royce Bullock, Rachel Bullock, Deborah Burke, Bob Gass, Sally Canepa, Madison Cario, Mary Chaffin, Joseph Albert & Cynthia Chase, Joon Chattigre, Becky Chinn, Connie Christopher & Kermit Chamberlin, Kathryn & John Cochran, Janie and Richard Cohen, Liana Colombo, Rick Comandich, Anne Conway & Lou Baslaw, Linda Czopek, Terrence Dolan & Catherine Blosser, David Dugan, Jim & Kelley Dulcich, Justin Dune & Carol Sanders, Donna Dunlap, Tina Edlund & Sydney Edlund-Jermain, Amy Edwards, Ken & Annie Edwards, Shauna Ensminger, Edward & Marilyn Epstein, David & Kendra Farris, Deb Flynn-Hanrahan, Bob & Konky Forster, Robert Geddes, Diana Gerding, Elaine Gilbert, Michele Goodman, Lloyd & Nancy Gurney, Cecelia Hagen & Craig Spilman, Ken & Paula Hale, Pat & Kelley Harrington, Alexis Harris, Thomas & Jan Harvey, Debra Turner Hatcher, Sarah Haverly, Mary Patt Hawthorne, Edward & Leah Hershey, Jennifer & Jonathan Hill, Gaynor Hills, Mary E. Hirsch & Yoshiaki Shimizu, Vicki Howell, Peter & Anne Jarvis, Maria Lisa Johnson, Kathleen & Wayne Johnson, Wallace Jones, Barbara Kalil, Maurice & Dori King, James Knoll, Paula Kurshner, Amy & Neal Malagamba, Chris & John Marshall, Marsie Martien, Kathi McCoy, Pete McDowell, Michael & Sylvia McGregor, Carolyn & Larry McKinney, Carolyn McMurchie, Kelly Meltzer, Sandra I. Menashe, Anne Mendel & Mark Henry, Violet Metzler, Clint & Donna Moran, Bruce Murray, Justice Adrienne Nelson, Jamie Newell, Barry & Jane Newman, Barbara Niedermeyer, Katherine O’Neil & Toby Graff, Vailey Oehlke, Terry Pancoast & Pam Erickson, Traci Parker, Dave & Anne Pearson, Kelly Perlewitz, Judy & Mark Peterman, Georgia Peterson, Mari Margaret Piva Raaf & John Raaf, Sandy Polishuk, Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Pyles, Michelle & Jay Rafter, Leslie Rennie-Hill & Ken Hill, Lori & Dave Rhodes, Judith Rice, Rae Richen, Brian Rogers, Alysa Rose & David Finkelman, Rosemarie F. Rosenfeld, Catherine Samson, Jeffrey & Lea Scherer, Mark Long & Elizabeth Schleuning, Kathleen Schmidt, Alan Schroeder, Elizabeth R. Scully, Jocelyn Segall, Stephanie & Thomas Semke, Barb & Norm Sepenuk, Peter & Penny Serrurier, Donna Shu & Tom Kane, Jamie Shull, Bill & Nell Simkoff, Ellen Singer, Shauna Smith, Lee Stewart & Chris Sherry, John & Sandra Swinmurn, Britton Taylor, Beverly Terry, Margaret Tuchmann, Kate Tuominen, Ann Uddall & Tillie Clark, Vera H. Vacek, Stephanie & John Volkman, Mary Ann Walker, Kristi Wallace Knight & Eric Wallace, Julia & Bill Wayne, Robert Weil, Kim Weyler, Tammy Wilhoite, Wendy Willis & David Biespiel, Kathleen Wilson, Margie Wood & Richard Woodling, Yuvi Zalkow, Morton & Audrey Zalutsky

In Honor Of

Jill Abere, Kathleen Bristow, Joe Collins, Ginnie Cooper, David Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, Rebecca Goldcrump, Morgan Josef, Ms. Jamie Marucha, Bill & Mary Ann Neeland, Serge Osmena, Andrew Proctor, Dennis Steinman, Amy Wayson, Jackie & Bill Willingham

In Memory Of

Richard Bien, Brian Booth, Mary Louise Cook, Mr. Darcy, Barbara Engel, Nancy Fifield, George, Jane Glazer & Richard Harris, M.D., Sheridan Winfield Hale, Uta & Nikolaus Heckmann, George B. Herrmann, Dorothy D. Hirsch, Margo Ice, Pat Inskeep, Graziella K. Johnson, Nancy Klementowski, Tom Landis, Marc Laniado, Ursula K. Le Guin, Lucie, Lowell Neudeck, Selina Ottum, Amy Moore Paterson, Ron Paul, Nick Voreas, Wilhalmena Williams

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

Foundations & Government Agencies

$50,000+

Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund
Meyer Memorial Trust
National Endowment for the Arts
Oregon Arts Commission
The Oregon Community Foundation
PGE Foundation

$10,000+

Betsy Priddy Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
The Collins Foundation
Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation
Herbert A. Templeton Foundation
The Jackson Foundation
Kinder Morgan Foundation
The Kinsman Foundation
Oregon Cultural Trust
The Poetry Foundation
Swinmurn Family Foundation

$5,000 +

Hoover Family Foundation
Juan Young Trust
The Reser Family Foundation
Wheeler Foundation

UP TO $5,000

Autzen Foundation
Eric Wan & Michele Goodman Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
Gray Family Fund
Irwin Foundation
Neilsen Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
NM Boedecker Foundation
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
Steve & Thanne Moore Family Charitable Fund
William & Emmy Lawrence Family Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

In-Kind Support

AHA, Devil’s Food Catering, Flowers Tommy Luke, Matzinger Davies,  Needmore Designs, The New York Times, NW Film Center, Oregon Public Broadcasting, The Oregonian, Pastini, Ponzi Vineyards, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, Sokol Blosser, TriMet, Willamette Week