Forming Foundations—Building Relationships in the Private Sector
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Gura, Catherine; Hurley, Maureen; McPeake, Cristin; Miller, Paula; Zulewski, Caitlin
As government funding tightens, folklorists are turning to the private sector for funding. However, we come up against funders who do not understand folklore or the value of funding folklore projects. Participate in a discussion with grantors from business, corporate, private, and family foundations about how to create partnerships for successful fundraising. How do we engage and inform potential funders about the impact of supporting folklore projects that benefit a diverse and inclusive audience?