Friends of the Folk School

Become a Friend of Villages Folk School and help us to inspire artisans, enrich the education of young people, and build a better quality of life by offering cultural events.

 All donors have their names listed on our website and receive personal invites to our Annual Spring and Fall Celebrations. Be the first 3 to donate $1,000 and receive advertising of your choosing in our annual brochure.

Simply mail your check to VFS P.O. Box 532 Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 or click the Paypal button on your right to donate with a credit card. All donations are tax deductible as VFS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.


    $10,000  Life-Long  (Extensive Benefits)

      $1,000  Benefactor (Listing in our Annual Brochure)

         $500  Patron 

         $100  Supporter 

 up to $99  Contributor 



Contributor (Up to $99)

  • Doug & Julie Chapius
  • Gold Rush Advertising, Jay & Linda Goldstein.
  • Wasko Hardware

Supporter ($100 or $249)

  • Tom & Kathy Bartholomew
  • Bloom and Bark Farm
  • Bonaparte Retreat
  • Richard & Gloria Breckenridge
  • Jon & Debbie Finney
  • Farm Bureau Financial Services, Alex Kessel
  • Lee McIntosh
  • Larry Moore
  • Robert (Bob) Pedrick
  • State Central Bank
  • Scheuermann Chiropractic
  • Mel Stockwell, The Calico Press

Sponsor ($250-$499)

  • Dave Kirchner
  • Paula Mohr & Thomas O'Donnell

Patron ($500 or more)

  • First Iowa State Bank
  • Rick & Carroll Michalek
  • Hugh and Rita McCoy
  • Raymond & Connie Morris
  • John and Lynn Manning

Benefactor ($1,000 or more)


Thank You!

Awarded Grant Funds in 2022

  • William M. and Donna J. Hoaglin Foundation, Inc.
  • Van Buren Foundation, Inc.
  • Community Foundation of Van Buren County
  • Iowa Arts Council, Tradtional Arts Apprenticeship Program