How to Donate

Your financial support is critical to our success. Ten dollars, one hundred dollars, even one thousand dollars  … whatever you can give makes a real difference for Traverse City and students’ lives. Your generosity supports our educational programs, our scholarship fund, and the phenomenal author events staged throughout the year. By donating you are promoting students’ writing excellence and connecting our community with national writers to advance appreciation of the written word. All contributions are 100% tax deductible, (NWS Employer Id #27-2470925). The different giving levels are listed below.

 

ONE-TIME DONATION

You can help us reach our goal of raising $20,000 before the end of the year by making a donation in an amount of your choice. If 200 people were to donate $100 – or to get their friends to make a total donation in that amount we will reach or goal. Make a donation in any size you can and encourage your friends to donate, too.

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Or by mail: (check payable to Writers Series of Traverse City)
National Writers Series/Year End Campaign
1200 W. Eleventh Street, Suite 231
Traverse City, MI 49684



RECURRING DONATION

By contributing a SMALL amount on a monthly basis you can make a BIG difference! Only $5 a month will cover the costs of materials and supplies for one student for the entire year. Monthly donations can be made in variables as small as $5 up to $100. Select the amount that is best for you from the list below.

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Your name(s). Not required




TRIBUTE DONATION

Do you have a loved one, family member or friend that loves/loved to read or write? Make a donation in their honor or in their memory.

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Select Type


Or by mail: (check payable to Writers Series of Traverse City)
National Writers Series/Tribute Gift
1200 W. Eleventh St., Suite 231
Traverse City, MI 49684
Please be sure to include the name of the individual(s) you are honoring



BECOME A FRIEND OF NWS

By becoming a Friend, you support our events and mission through a minimal contribution with big payoffs. Buy a membership for yourself and your family or give the gift of membership.

  • Purchase tickets to events a week before the general public
  • Invitations to special events and author receptions
  • Opportunities to learn about new author guests before the general public
  • And of course, the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference to young writers through your membership contribution

Friend Membership (Single) – $50/year entitles you to purchase up to 2 tickets/event during advance purchase weeks
Family Membership (Family) – $100/year entitles you to purchase up to 4 tickets/event during advance purchase weeks

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Or by mail: (check payable to Writers Series of Traverse City)
National Writers Series/Friend Membership
123 W. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49684



DONATION LEVELS

Sustaining Donor: $15K/year for 3 years

  • 6 complimentary tickets to all NWS events
  • Invitations to post-event author dinners
  • Invitations to private NWS events
  • Recognition in NWS program guide + event slideshows
  • Family Membership

Founders Circle: $10K/year for 3 years

  • 4 complimentary tickets to all NWS events
  • Invitations to post-event author dinners
  • Invitations to private NWS events
  • Recognition in NWS program guide + event slideshows
  • Family Membership

Nobel: $10,000

  • 2 complimentary tickets to all NWS events
  • Invitations to private NWS events
  • Invitation to one post-event author dinner
  • Recognition in NWS program guide + event slideshows
  • Family Membership

Pulitzer: $5,000

  • Recognition in NWS program guide + event slideshows
  • Invitation to one post-event author dinner
  • Invitations to private NWS events
  • Family Membership

Hugo: $2,500

  • Recognition in NWS program guide + event slideshows
  • Invitations to private NWS events
  • Family Membership

National Book: $1,000

  • Recognition in NWS program guide + event slideshows
  • Family Membership

Quill: $500

  • Recognition in NWS program guide
  • Single Membership

Questions?
Anne Stanton, Executive Director
nws.astanton@gmail.com
231-631-1551

All of us at National Writers Series and the Front Street Writers are very grateful for your support!