Each year, it takes more than $900,000 to present the three days of music, food, crafts, performances, demonstrations and more that make up the Festival. (For a list of current supporters click here.) In order to bring this three-day festival to Bangor's Waterfront, and to keep it admission free, we need your help. There are many ways you can keep the American Folk Festival in Bangor.
The American Folk Festival relies on donations from Individuals families, businesses and community organizations. Whether you contribute $25, $100, or $500, your support is key to ensuring that the AFF remains a vital part of Bangor’s summer calendar each year. To make a donation online, click here, or call 262-7764.
Sponsorships with the American Folk Festival deliver the greatest marketing impact possible, aligning sponsoring brands with the American Folk Festival leading up to, and during the Festival. In addition to reaching over a hundred thousand festival-goers on site during the Festival, corporate sponsors will also enjoy networking opportunities with other business leaders, potential clients, and policy makers before and during each of the Festival’s three days.
Being affiliated with the American Folk Festival will give your business the opportunity to strengthen your brand while also enhancing your corporate image within the community. Consider becoming a sponsor today to begin branding your business to the loyal and diverse audiences of the AFF.
The AFF offers a variety of sponsorship packages that can meet your business needs. For more information on how to support the community and market your business over 100,000 times, please contact us at 262-7764.
The Producers’ Circle is a dedicated group of donors whose $1,000 annual donation is crucial to ensuring the Festival’s success.
Joining the Producers’ Circle entitles you to exclusive benefits and the knowledge that you’re helping to ensure the sustainability of the AFF.
As a member of the Producer’s Circle, you will receive:
¨ “Producers’ Circle Member” Festival Pass
¨ AFF Hospitality Tent Access
¨ AFF Thursday Kickoff Party Tickets
¨ Sponsor listing on all appropriate AFF Marketing Materials
When you join the Producers’ Circle with your gift of $1,000 (or just $83.33 a month), you’ll attend the Festival as part of an elite giving team, knowing that your support is making the Festival possible for thousands of our neighbors.
Find out more information about the Producers’ Circle by calling 262-7764.
The American Folk Festival welcomes your donation of appreciated stocks. Simply speak with your broker and advise them that the American Folk Festival is set up to accept these contributions through our account at RBC Wealth Management. For more information contact 262-7764
The American Folk Festival accepts your returnable bottles and cans through Clynk donations. All you need to do is contact the office at 207-262-7765 and we will supply you with the bags to collect your bottles and cans in. Once the bag is full, bring it to a Hannaford location, scan the barcode and leave the bag in the designated spot. Yes, it is that easy!