We are grateful to the following individuals, foundations, and organizations that make Mass Poetry's many programs possible. If you'd like to join the 2016-17 Funder Wall of Fame, you can donate now, check out our Sponsorship Menu, or email Sara Siegel at sara@masspoetry.org.

2016-17 Donors & Sponsors

Epic Sponsors

Ansara Family Fund
Blue Haven Initiative

Ballad Sponsors

Tristin and Martin Mannion

Ode Sponsors

Don McLagan

Renga Sponsors
Recurring Monthly Donors

Melanie Carver
Emily Ferrara
Nancy Hewitt
Tim Mayo
Paisley Rojagato
Ellen Watson
Michael West

Sonnet Sponsors

Jonathan Bush

Sestina Sponsors

Claire J. Keyes Fund
Thomas Feeley
The Plymouth Rock Foundation
James and Cathleen Stone
Michael Thornton
Michael West

Villanelle Sponsors

Anita Diamant and James R. Ball
Jackie Jenkins-Scott
Gwendolyn Jensen
Mr. and Mrs. Kaufman
The Parker Family Fund
Rosemary Shore
Kathleen Spivack

Slam Sponsors

Melanie Carver
Martha Collins
Eileen Hagerty
Robbie Gamble
Peter Loge
Tim Mayo
Wendy Mnookin
Deborah Pfeiffer
Paisley Rojagato
Ira Silverberg
Kathleen Spivack
Stephenson-Harshbarger Charitable Trust
Hilde Weisert

Free Verse Sponsors

Cameron Brandt
Brian Burt
Holly Clarke-McAlary
Raymond Evers
Emily Ferrara
Judith Fox
Nancy Hewitt
Judith Hikes
Lynn Holmgren
Judy Hoyer
Shannon Janovitz
Lonsdale Koester
Mary Kress
Elizabeth LeClair
Sally Lindover
Jacquelyn Malone
Kevin McCarthy
Kristen Paulson-Nguyen
Ronald Pies
Lynne Potts
John Ronan
Stefi Rubin
Mark Schafer
John Scully
Ellen Watson
Suellen Wedmore
Lloyd Westcott
Mary Whitney


In memory of Isabella Gardner, from Sestina Sponsor Michael West
In honor of Michael Ansara, from Free Verse Sponsor Elizabeth LeClair
In memory of Michelle Gillett, from Slam Sponsor Hilde Weisert
In honor of Don McLagan, from Slam Sponsors Mr. and Mrs. Kaufman
In honor of Don McLagan, from Slam Sponsor Stephenson-Harshabarger Charitable Trust
In memory of Emily Sophia Westberg, from Free Verse Sponsor Mary Whitney
In honor of Amelia X., from Slam Sponsor Tim Mayo