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.

Anonymous (2)

C-ville Hoedown

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation

The Bama Works Fund

The Perry Foundation, Inc.

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


Hank and Shannon Wells

John and Emily Morrison

John Wheeler and Beverly Seng

Louise Bedichek – FIDELITY Charitable

The Madwoman Project

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

Alfred and Shannon Wells

Angel and Kirt Gunn

Anonymous (2)

Cecil Jividen

David Cathcart

Eliot and Irene Jennings

Jim Childress

John Frazee and Cindy Cartwright

John Wheeler

Judith Fenno

Mandi Montgomery Smith

Nicholas Duke

The Berkley Foundation (2)

Wyn and Annette Owens

Festival Fave

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

Bike & Build INC.

Devin Welch

Harvest Moon Catering

James Wilkinson

Michelle Damiani (2)

Nicholas Duke, Sr.

Richard Will

Susan Montgomery

The Festy

House Band

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

Angel Gunn


Cathy Cathcart

Cay Lee and Chad Ratliff

Colin Dougherty

Demian Jackson

Fair and Denny Robey

Gabe Robey (2)

Hal Movius

Jack and Hillary Horn

Jackson Boylan

Jeffery and Janet Legro

Jessica Schilling

Joseph Simpson and Angela Navarro

Kara Burke

Kate Bennis

Robert Cathcart

Steve and Stella Maria

Susan Montgomery

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

Alice Fitch

Amanda Schoonmaker

Annie Stafford

Anna Towns & David Ackerman

Barbara Ann Williams

Brendan Richardson

Carolyn Scbuyler

Christine Mahoney

Claiborne Lange

Cooper Wamsley

Dennis Proffit

Denny Wilkinson

Elaine Bailey

Elvira Hoskins

Gabriel Laufer

Glenn Luxenberg

Glenn Morrison

Herbert & Ann Elizabeth Tucker

Herbert Beskin

James Bingler

James Steele

Jana Gamble

Jen Lucas

Jessica Son

Jessika Bottiani

Joyce Dennison

Judy Wyckoff

Kara M Burke

Kimberly & Hunter McCardle

Laura Wilkinson

Linda P. Hollandsworth

Lisa Sheffield

Logan Blanco

Luke Juday

Lynne & Ronald Smith

Margaret Eldridge

Maria Stein

Martin Colin

Mary Sanford

Michael Bowers

Nora Brookfield

Peter Labau

Philip Stafford

Piper Gary

Robin Albertson-Wren

Samantha Provencio

Scott Reimer

Tara Martin Morrison

Tod Cohen

Tracy Proctor

Vivian Norkus

William & Fair Robey

Porch Picker $20 – $99 helps fill the gap between tuition and the real cost of lessons.

Adam Daniel

Adam Hurt

Adam Nemett

Alex Caton

Angel Gunn

Anthony Schmieg

Austin Robey

Barbara Sands

Ben Eppard

Benjamin Randolph

Bill Adams

Bradley Sayler

Brandon Walsh

Brennan Gilmore

Brian Coffing

Christine Carroll

Christopher Farina

Claire Chantell

Claire Reeger

Darcy Howe

Deborah Arnstein

Devon Sproule

Donna Ray Magill

Eileen Thacker

Eileen Wells

Francis Deane

Geneva Richardson

Heather Stamper

Ioline Henter

Jeff Hodges

Jennifer Tidwell

Jessica Knicely

Joanne Burruss

Joe Anderson

Jonathan Wren

Kate Bennis

Kate Collier

Larry Goldstein

Lisa Narodick Colton

Lori Madden

Marjory Ruderman

Mark & Mary Evans

Mary Beth Aungier

Miller Susen

Pam Perugi Marraccini

Rick Parrish

Sandra Cannon (2)

Sara Bon-Harper (2)

Shannon Worrell

Sonya Silver

Susan Abney

Timothy Chaney

Todd Jarry

Tucker Rogers