Hello! As you may know, donations provide the majority of the University of Chicago Folk Festival's operating budget to produce this world-class, historic event each year.

How to donate:
Click on the link below, and from the 'School or Division' dropdown menu, select 'Other University Divisions.'  Under 'Specific Fund' select Folklore Society.

Then enter the gift amount and other information as needed. We thank you for your support!

We would be grateful for any donation you are able to provide!

Please Click Here to Donate to the Folk Festival

Thank you!

A Bit of History

News article about the first annual U of C Folk Festival describing the genres of music performed and the goals of the festival with quotes from Mike Fleischer, past Folklore Society president.