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)

  • Local Lengends Apparel, Matt & Naseem Hesler 
  • Larry Moore
  • Betty Perkins
  • Jon & Debbie Finney 
  • Wasko Hardware
  • Doug & Julie Chapuis
  • George & Kathy Manning
  • Alex Kessel, Farm Bureau
  • The Calico Press. Mel Stockwell
  • Pat Crawford
  • Lee McIntosh

Supporter ($100 or more)

  • Mary H. Ovrum
  • Diane and the late Curt Hanson
  • Patricia and Wayne Miller
  • Bob and June Pedrick
  • Tim and Kim Blair 
  • Paula Mohr
  • David M. Kirchner 
  • B&B Propane
  • Bentonsport B&B. Herb & Jan Shafer
  • Boyd Grocery, Inc 
  • Hal & Lisa Schnedler
  • Scheuermann Chiropractic 

Patron ($500 or more)

  • Hugh and Rita McCoy
  • Rick and Carroll Michalek
  • Matt and Judy Manning
  • Libertyville Savings Bank

Benefactor ($1,000 or more)

  • First Iowa State Bank

Life-Long ($10,000 or more)


Thank You!

Awarded Grant Funds in 2016

  • Iowa Arts Council/Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
  • William M. and Donna J. Hoaglin Foundation, Inc.
  • Van Buren Foundation, Inc.
  • Community Foundation of Van Buren County