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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 contributions of $500 or more to Literary Arts between June 1, 2022 and May 31, 2023.

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
Josie G. Mendoza & Hugh Mackworth
Jan & Steve Oliva 
Priscilla Bernard Wieden

Sustainer’s Circle $10,000-24,999

David & Courtney Angeli
Anonymous
Tim & Mary Boyle
Rebecca & Michael DeCesaro
Sue & Ed Einowski
Marilyn Epstein
Lana & Chris Finley
Cheryl Francis & Sam Tannahill
Greg Goodman & Susan Schnitzer
Betsy & Tom Henning

Janet Hoffman & John Harland
Maurice & Dori King
David & Suzi Maddocks
Katherine O’Neil & Toby Graff
Corrine Oishi & Lindley Morton
Diane Ponti & Ward Greene
Amy Prosenjak & Steven Guy
Jackie & William Willingham
Carl Wilson & Evan Boone
Tom & Marcia Wood

Contributor’s Circle $5,000-9,999

Jill & Ken Abere
Ray & Jean Auel
Mike R. Barr
Don & Mary Blair
Ginnie Cooper & Rick Bauman
Amy Donohue & Paul McKean
Theodore & Nancy Downes-Le Guin
Dean & Alison Freed
Bob Geddes
Thomas & Elizabeth Gewecke
Sarah Gibbon
Laura & Rocky Henderson
Mary E. Hirsch in honor of Dorothy D. Hirsch

Barbara & Jock Kimberley
Ross M. Lienhart
Phillip M. Margolin
Jan & Ed Murphy
Justice Adrienne Nelson & Ted Poole
Andrew & Veronica Proctor
Halle & Rick Sadle
Bob Speltz
Dennis Steinman
Donald & Roslyn Sutherland
Geoffrey Tichenor & Stephanie Engelsman
Debra Turner Hatcher
Sue Wright

Supporter’s Circle $2,500-4,999

Kim & Daniel Bissell
Peter & Ellen Bragdon
Emi & Brett Donis
Ann & Mark Edlen Family
Patricia Frobes & Richard Smith
Michele Goodman & Eric Wan
Linda & Ronald Greenman

Nancy & Ron Gronowski
Ken & Paula Hale
Jodi Delahunt Hubbell & Todd Hubbell
David J. & Anne Marie Johnson
Barbara & Michael Maloney
Anne Mendel & Mark Henry

Lora Meyer
Philip Miller & Colleen Cain
Ramón & Sandy Pagán
Michelle & Warren Tubbs
Christine Vernier
Susan Winkler

Individuals

$1000+

Geri Abere
Karin Barber
Adriane Blackman
Nancy & Roderick Boutin
Shelly & Paul Buchanan
Lisa & Royce Bullock
Connie Christopher & Kermit Chamberlin
Marian Creamer
Joseph & Lydah DeBin
Dave Depper
Ellen Fader
David & Kendra Farris
Bennett & Patricia Garner
Kenneth Golsan
Sara & Andrew Guest
Kristin & Avery Guest
William Hatcher
Susan Hathaway-Marxer & Larry Marxer
Steven & Deborah Hewitt Wynne
Jonathan & Jennifer Hill

Molly Hiro & Lars Erik Larson
Terri & Robert Hopkins
Erick Ibarra
Shannon Inukai Cuffee
Susheela Jayapal
Peter Johnson
Barb & Chris Jones
Jon & Sheila Levine
Robert Lodzinski
Kathryn & Tim Mahaffy
Richard H. Meeker & Ellen F. Rosenblum
Brenda L. Meltebeke & Scott K. Stuart
Susan & Peter Mersereau
John Miller
Samir Mokashi
Susan Moore & Phil Ottum
Meghan Moran & Kirk Masterson
Cabe and Brittany Nicksic
Irene Parikhal & Ian Yolles

Judy & Mark Peterman
Nancy & Mike Phillips
Nancy & Dick Ponzi
Per Ramfjord
Bonnie & Pete Reagan
McKenzie Richardson
Michael & Judy Rompa
Ms. Betsy A. Russell
Dr. Jennifer Schuberth & Dr. John Urang
Marcy & Richard Schwartz
Shannon Schwartz
Peter & Penny Serrurier
Robyn Shuey
Pamela Smith Hill
Trisha Thompson
Victor Trelawny
Margaret Tuchmann
Chabre Vickers
Amy Wayson & Ken Moran
Janet Macomber Williamson
Dr. Candace Young

$500+

Donald Andersen, Robert & Julia Ball, Mike Bennison, Kim & Randy Boehm, Tom Booth & Megan Holden, Dorothy Browning, Paul J. Burkhart, Amanda Bullock, Ramona & Bruce Cahn, Christine Carr, Timothy Crippen & Laura Jordan, Ali Davis, Kelly Douglas & Eric Schoenstein, Brendan Doyle & Larry Kirkland, Monica Enand & Sanjay Natarajan, Colin & Rosine Evans, Cynthia Fellows, Brian Ferriso & Amy Pellegrin, Edmund Frank & Eustacia Su, Ruth Frankel, Julie Frantz, Mark Frinell, Christopher Gibson, Jeffrey Gordon, Deborah Habel & Bruce Gulliver, Candace A. Haines, William & Martha Hall, Sarah & Kyle Haverly, Diane M. Herrmann, Greg Houser, Susan Hummel, Apricot Irving, Mitchell Jackson, Barbara Jennings & Richard Teutsch , Jason A. Johns, Aphra Katzev, Paula Kurshner, Ronni Lacroute, Jeanie Lai, Brad & Julie McMurchie, Sally McPherson, Barbara Melton, Paul Mueller, Richard Nadolny, Robert Nimmo & Linda Jensen, Wendy Beth Oliver, Amy O’Neill & Larry Staver, Beverly Ormseth, Christina Orr & Nicholas Clarke, Luisa Ponzi, Jozie Rabyor & Gardner Mein, Dana Rasmussen, Jon Raymond & Emily Chenoweth, Patricia Reser, Lucy Reynolds, Judith Rice, Rosemarie F. Rosenfeld, Nell & William Simkoff, Nancy Smith, Dedrick Sprick, Cheryl Strayed, Lee Stewart & Chris Sherry, Britton Taylor, Christine Tell, Dr. Christopher Thoming & Vanessa McLaughlin, James Thommes, Kate Tuominen, Wally Van Valkenburg & Turid Owren, Stephanie & John Volkman, Kim Weyler, Julie R. Wilson, Merri Souther Wyatt

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

In Honor Of

Simone Brennan, Chelsea Bieker & Margaret Kieweg, Amy Donohue, Jonathan Hill, Dorothy D. Hirsch, Shirley Horne & Marilyn Hallett, Marshon P. Kin, Literary Arts Staff, Bill & Mary Ann Neeland, Amy Prosenjak, Joan Robinson & Suzy Wizowaty, Kim Stafford, Stephanie & John Volkman, Jackie Willingham

In Memory Of

Carmen Burkhart, Margerette Cooney, Bruce Daily, Eric Engholm, Gwyneth Gamble Booth, Cathie Glennon, Mary Glim, Susan Hammer, John F. Johnston, Ramiza Koya, Julie Mancini, Mary Jo Ranton, Gerry Rott, Selena Steinmetz, Marcia Claire Suter, Edward Charles Vickers


*Deceased
We do our very best to keep accurate records. If you have a correction or update to share, please reach out to Bethany Byrd-Hill, Development Director, at bethany@literary-arts.org.

Businesses

$20,000+

Bank of America
Columbia Sportswear
First Tech Federal Credit Union
Janet Hoffman & Associates LLC
The Standard
Wieden+Kennedy

$10,000 +

A to Z Wineworks
Kell, Alterman & Runstein L.L.P.
NW Natural
Powell’s Books
Stoel Rives LLP

$5,000 +

Angeli Law Group
Bora Architecture & Interiors
Creative Writing & English at Linfield University
Morel Ink
The Standard Employee Matching Program
Tin House
TooFar Media
Travel Portland
ZGF Architects

$1,000+

AAA Oregon & Idaho
Artisan Auctions 
Beam Suntory
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Charles Schwab
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
D.A. Davidson & Co. 
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Delehoy College Counseling
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Lyceum Agency
Permanente Dental Associates
PGE Foundation
UBS Matching Gifts Program

Foundations & Government Agencies

$25,000+

Business Oregon
James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation
Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund
Oregon Arts Commission
Regional Arts & Culture Council
The Roundhouse Foundation

$10,000+

The Academy of American Poets
Betsy Priddy Fund of Oregon Community Foundation
Edwards Lienhart Family Foundation
Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation
Herbert A. Templeton Foundation
The Jackson Foundation
Juan Young Trust
The Kinsman Foundation
PGE Foundation
Tides Foundation

$5,000+

Dorothy Piacentini
The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Hoover Family Foundation
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
Spirit Mountain Community Fund

$1,000+

First Interstate Foundation
Fong Family Fund of Oregon Community Foundation
Holmgren Family Giving Fund
Matthew and Christine Casebeer Family Fund
Multnomah County Cultural Coalition
Newell Family Charity Fund
Oregon Community Foundation
PM – Give Back Fund

$500+

Mike Henningsen Fund of Oregon Community Foundation
Neilsen Family Fund of Oregon Community Foundation

In-Kind Support

AHA, The Benson Hotel, Devil’s Food Catering, The Duniway, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Flowers by Tommy Luke, Multnomah County Library, Multnomah Whisk{e}y Library, Needmore Designs, The Old Church, Oregon Historical Society, OPB, The Oregonian, Papertrees Creative, Matzinger Davies, PDX Jazz, Ponzi Vineyards, Portland Art Museum, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, Portland Monthly, Sokol Blosser, TriMet, Vida Maté, Willamette Week