Festival Sponsorship

Produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Co-sponsored by the National Park Service

The Festival is supported by federally appropriated funds; Smithsonian trust funds; contributions from governments, businesses, foundations, and individuals; in-kind assistance; and food, recording, and craft sales.

Are you interested in sponsoring the Smithsonian Folklife Festival? Please contact chief development officer Cynthia Jacobs Carter: 202.633.1110 or CarterCJ@si.edu.

Perú: Pachamama Program Sponsors

This program is co-presented and co-sponsored by the Republic of Peru Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR).

Additional support is provided by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, directed by Kevin Gover (Pawnee) and coordinated by Amy Van Allen; Washington Dulles International Airport; and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

This program received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.

Special media support is provided by Telemundo Washington DC, BrightestYoungThings.com, Latin Opinion Baltimore Newspaper, Orange Barrel Media, WAMU 88.5, El Tiempo Latino, Washington HispanicWashington Blade, El Tiempo Hispano (MD-DE-PA), CTM Media Group, El Zol 107.9, Digital Conventions, and Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Support for the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage's welcoming reception is provided in part by Avocado from Peru and Pisco Portón.

2015 Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert

The Ralph Rinzler concert is supported by the Smithsonian Grand Challenges Consortia for the Humanities.

2015 Festival Participant Hospitality

Badger Balm*, Costco of Arlington, Costco of Brandywine, Costco of Gaithersburg, Giant, Gingko Gardens Nursery, Harris Teeter*, Krispy Kreme*, Meadows Farm Nursery, Peet’s Coffee on Seventeenth Street NW*, Peet’s Coffee on Pennsylvania Avenue NW*, Target of Alexandria, Target of Ellicott City, Target of Stafford, Trader Joe’s on Twenty-Fifth Street NW*, Trader Joe’s of Arlington*, Vie de France*, Walmart. (*in-kind)