We appreciate you. All of you. You support the cause in both idea and with financial backing. No matter if you gave $1 to $1,000 to $10,000+…you are a shooting light that brightens this world. Thus, you are inducted into the Globe of Fame.
The Utah Storytelling Guild is our fiscal sponsor and the Guild Board unanimously voted to give $500 in start-up costs. Go to the Guild’s website here: www.utahstorytelling.org.
The City of Murray-Cultural Arts has provided in-kind donations to include promotional material and use of the Murray City Park for concerts in connection with the May Festival. Go to the City of Murray website here: http://murray.utah.gov/
Story Crossroads has received funding in 2016 ($1,910) as well as in 2017 ($1,500) from Utah Humanities to assist with Translation Services and kick off the Language of Story Academic Series. The first panel was “Visual and Spoken Languages on Stage.” Utah Humanities (UH) empowers groups and individuals to improve their communities through active engagement in the humanities. Go to the UH’s website here: www.utahhumanities.org.
Story Crossroads received two OnStage Utah grants in 2016 and one OnStage Utah grant in 2017. We also had a grant to assist in the Grand Stories Project. The Utah Division of Arts and Museums seeks to advance the quality of life for all through arts experiences and cultural opportunities. Go to the UDAM’s website here: http://heritage.utah.gov/utah-division-of-arts-museums.
Story Crossroads received a Tourwest grant to help bring Mara Menzies from Scotland as a featured teller. The mission of the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the West. Go to the WESTAF website here: http://www.westaf.org/. The WESTAF receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and thus we are also grateful to this support. You can go to the NEA website here: https://www.arts.gov/.
Story Crossroads received a Project Support grant “Around the World: The Tellable, Edible Art Project” that involves collaboration with Bad Dog Arts. The Salt Lake City Arts Council’s mission is to promote, present, and support artists, arts organizations, and arts activities in order to further the development of the arts community and to benefit the public by expanding awareness, access, and participation. Got to the Arts Council website here: http://saltlakearts.org/.
Individual Donors (Order of Giving)
David & Lori Ann Parkinson
Holly Robison (see www.hollyrobison.com)
Tim & Lori Wyatt
Julie Barnson (see www.talesbyjulie.com)
Scott & Kathleen Lund
Laurie Allen (see www.storiesbylaurie.blogspot.com)
Dr. Kathryn Mackay
Dr. Ann L. Ellis
Suzanne Hudson (see www.storyconnection.biz)
Godfrey Coppinger (see www.facebook.com/StorytellerGodfreyCoppinger)
Jim & Carol Chevalier
Marilyn McPhie (see www.marilynmcphie.com)
Yvonne Healy (see www.IrishStoryteller.us)
Tim Ereneta (see www.timereneta.com)
Tyler & Shara Bowles
David Bullock & Cathy Barker (see http://kpcw.org/programs/story-mine)
Sean Buvala (see www.storyteller.net)
Kate Dudding (see www.katedudding.com)
Todd & Kelli Ritter
Stephanie Simper of Aspen Winds (see www.aspenwinds.org)
Honoring Anonymous Donors
Some of you prefer your donations to be anonymous. We respect that wish.