Donors and Community Sponsors

Many thanks to our corporate sponsors, foundation supporters, and individual donors. We rely on you to create quality,affordable programming that is accessible to everyone in the Charlottesville community!




Founder’s Circle  $5,000+ helps us create and sustain our vision for the Front Porch to be a vital and lasting provider of arts education in Charlottesville.

The Perry Foundation, Inc.

The Bama Works Fund

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation


C-ville Hoedown

Legend  $2500 – $4999 enables us to spearhead partnerships with local public schools and community centers to broaden our capacity for outreach.


John Wheeler and Beverly Seng

Hank and Shannon Wells

The Madwoman Project

John and Emily Morrison

Hall of Famer  $1000 – $2499 helps cover the cost of bringing a national touring act to the Front Porch for master classes and performance.

The Berkley Foundation

Kirt and Angel Gunn

David Cathcart

Eliot and Irene Jennings

Mandi Montgomery Smith

John Frazee and Cindy Cartwright

Anonymous (2)

Judith Fenno

John Wheeler

Wyn and Annette Owens

Cecil Jividen

Festival Fave

$500 – $999 enables us to provide financial aid for 2 Front Porch students for the year.

Harvest Moon Catering

Nicholas Duke, Sr.

The Festy

Michelle Damiani (2)

Richard Will

James Wilkinson

Susan Montgomery

House Band

$250 – $499 covers the cost of 2 – 4 students to participate in our folk music and dance program for refugee children.

Kara Burke

Cay Lee and Chad Ratliff

Fair and Denny Robey

Gabe Robey

Cathy Cathcart

Joseph Simpson and Angela Navarro


Robert Cathcart

Jack and Hillary Horn

Jessica Schilling

Jeffery and Janet Legro

Weekly Jammer $100 – $249 helps provide an instrument to a student who couldn’t otherwise afford to buy or rent one.

Robin Albertson-Wren

Elvira Hoskins

Elaine Bailey

Mary Sanford

Michael Bowers

Margaret Eldridge

Lisa Sheffield

Logan Blanco

Kimberly and Hunter McCardle

Brendan Richardson

Glenn Morrison

Jessica Son

Denny Wilkinson

Tracy Proctor

Christine Mahoney

Samantha Provencio

Vivian Norkus

Piper Gary

Kara Burke

Lara Wilkinson

Barbara Ann Williams

Dennis Profitt

Philip Stafford

Maria Stein

Amanda Schoonmaker

Dhara Goradia

Porch Picker

$25 – $99 helps fill the gap between tuition and the real cost of lessons.

Alex Caton

Christopher Farina

Sandra Cannon

Susan Abney

Sonya Silver

Joanne Burruss

Austin Robey

Kate Bennis

Devin Sproule

Sara Bon-Harper

Deborah Arenstein

Jennifer Tidwell

Miller Susen

Ioline Henter

Tucker Rogers

Mark and Mary Evans

Barbara Sands

Timothy Chaney

Anthony Schmieg

Eileen Wells

Claire Reeger

Claire Chantell

Heather Stamper

Francis Deane

Bradley Sayler