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)

  • Mark & Christine Caston
  • Doug & Julie Chapius
  • Pat Crawford
  • Rick & Nancy Alexander
  • Mike & Jeanette Goehring
  • Ted & Mindy Kralicek
  • Wasko Hardware, Inc

Supporter ($100 or $249)

  • Tom & Kathy Bartholomew
  • Bloom and Bark Farm
  • Bonaparte Retreat, Rose Hendricks
  • Richard & Gloria Breckenridge
  • Douds Lumber
  • Jon & Debbie Finney
  • Farm Bureau Financial Services, Alex Kessel
  • Libertyville Savings Bank
  • Matt & Judy Manning
  • Lee McIntosh
  • Paula Mohr & Tom O'Donnell
  • Terry Jeffers Moore
  • Scheuermann Chiropractic
  • Hal & Lisa Schnedler
  • Kristin Steingreaber
  • Mel Stockwell, The Calico Press
  • McKane Wells

Sponsor ($250-$499)

  • Dave Kirchner
  • State Central Bank

Patron ($500 or more)

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

Benefactor ($1,000 or more)



Thank You!



Awarded Grant Funds in 2023

  • William M. and Donna J. Hoaglin Foundation, Inc.
  • Van Buren Foundation, Inc.
  • Community Foundation of Van Buren County