Supporters

The Community of Writers is made possible with grants from the Foundation for Art & Healing, the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Hachette Book Group, The Springcreek Foundation, as well as individual contributions from our friends, former participants, and faculty.
This page is updated annually at the beginning of each year. It was updated on January 11, 2018.

The Community is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Donations are tax-deductable. 


Financial Supporters

 PATRONS

Anonymous • Greg and Anne Adams • Michael Carlisle • Mohamed Ali Gawdat Salem • Hachette Book Group • Bobbie Bristol Kinnell • David Radin • Robert Radin • Steve & Michele Rempe • Amy Tan & Lou DeMattei • The Estate of Waimea Williams

BENEFACTORS

Anonymous • Dirk Eshleman • Dixon Long & The Springcreek Foundation • Burnett & Mimi Miller • Jessica O’Dwyer • Deborah Dashow Ruth

LEADERS

Eddy and Osvaldo Ancinas • Renè and April Ancinas • Reagan Arthur • Ruth Blank • Susan Bockus • Benjamin Burrill • Charles Douthat • The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation• Victor & Karen Grandidier • Katherine & John Gravendyk • Barbara Hall • Robert Hass • Joe Heinrich • Brenda Hillman • The Lojo Foundation • Joanne M. Kuhns • Ted Lardner • Lester Graves Lennon • The James & Susan McClatchy Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation • Jeremy Nobel • Michael Pietsch • Meryl Natchez & Larry Rafferty • Alice Sebold • Christopher Sindt and Leigh Morgan • Michael Stearns • Darcy Tarbell • Nancy & Fred Teichert • Cecile Weaver • LaVerne Woods

CONTRIBUTORS

Joan Baranow & David Watts • Colleen Busch • Ann Chen • Ann Close • William Donahoe • Kristen Engelhardt • Gail & Charles Entrekin • Deborah Friedman • Forrest Gander • Margot Garcia • Mary Hester • Thomas Jones • Jeanne McCormack • Nancy & Larry Mohr • Hovagim Najarian • Rajeev Prasad • Holiday Reinhorn • Katie Rensch • BJ Robbins • Elisabeth Scharlatt • Joanne Tompkins • Pamela Walker • Cora Yang & Dr. Myron Marx

SUSTAINERS

Anonymous • Kazim Ali • Francisco Aragón • Dan Bellm • Jan & Bob Buscho • Joy Carlin and The Leo and Celia Carlin Fund • Stacy Carlson • Emily Adelsohn Corngold • Mame Cudd • Tyler Dilts • Lawrence “Hy” Doyle • Carol H. Eding • Jack Estes • Joseph Jinn • Moira Johnston Block • Ann Keniston • Megan E. McDonald • Ann Morris • Walter & Dolores Nelson • Kris O’Shee • Jason Roberts • David Rosenheim • Evie Shockley • Sarah Swinerton • A.R. Taylor • Renée Thompson • Heather Young

PARTNERS

Anonymous • Cynthia Agustin • Anita Amirrezvani • Vinessa Anthony • Amy Antongiovanni • Carolene Armer • Kevin Arnold • Gavin Austin • Ellen Bravo • Jennifer Brown • Brookes and Max Byrd • Susan Call • Jade Chang • Brett Christman • Denise Emanuel Clemen • Kirk and Kathy Colvin • Stephen Connolly • Linda Cuckovich • Andy Danforth • John Daniel • Leslie Daniels • Frances Dinkelspiel • David Fabish • Carole Firstman • Don and Karen Fisher • Janet Fitch • Susan Flynn • CB Follett • John F. Foran • Kristina and Richard Ford • Vicki Forman • Mary Cecile Gee • Dagoberto Gilb • William Glew • Lisa Gottreich • Greg Hope • Molly Jackson • Joyce James • Joy Johannessen • Brett Hall Jones • Chuck Joy • Marilyn Kallet • Muriel Karr • Stephanie Kegan • Diana Koga • Thomas Koranda • Suzanne (Jack) Kress • Marilyn Harris Kriegel • Michelle Latiolais • Margit Liesche • Cynthia Lim • Bonnie Long • Deanna Ludwin • Emily Malsam & Michael Melas • Mary Beth Marchio • Eva Margueriette • Toni Martin • Annie McClanahan & Ted Martin • Gretchen McCullough • Justin McFarr • Dawn McGuire • Anthony Mohr • Jeanne Morel • Leslie Morris • Scott Allan Morrison • Carlin & James Naify • Barbara Falconer Newhall • Martina Newhook • Denise Nicholas • Bill Nichols • Roy Otis • David Perlman • Kimball Pier • Marianne Porter • Trent Pridemore • Richard Reinhardt • Kelly Richardson • Barbara & Lou Richnak • Lisa Richter • Suzette Riddle and Tim Davis • Cynthia Robinson • Gary Rogowski • Larry Ruth • Amy Rutten • Cathy Sapunor • Robert Schladale • Sandra Scofield • Jessica Shi • Julie and Charlie Siler • Jacqueline Simon • Marty Smith • David Spataro • Caridwen & Greg Spatz • Robert Stanley • Carl Steen • Alice Stern • Jeanine Stevens • Scott Stevenson • Valerie Stewart • Betsy C. Stone • Janice Stone • Patricia Stuart • Sheila Davies Sumner • Gladys Thacher • Van Thaxton • Mary Volmer • Laurie Wall • Gayle Walsh • David Walton • David Weddle • John & Barbara Wilcox • Leonore Wilson • Ann Wroth & Ann Pauley • Ming-Mei Yip • J. Plex • Sarah Zobel • Aliesa Zoecklein

FRIENDS

Anonymous • Elisa Adler • Jonathan Aibel • Heather Altfeld • Barbara Barnard • Lucy Biederman & Brian Gaudino • Julie Borsa • Denise Bostrom • Christine Brewer • Evan Brooke • Mary Camarillo • Shannon Castille • Fran Chalin • Nick Chapman • Don Mee Choi • Flannery Clouse • Jonathan Cohen • Peter Cohen • Merrill Collett • Lindsey Crittenden • Judy Crowe • Victoria Dalkey • Debra K. Dean • Tracy Debrincat • Allison DeLauer • Nada Djordjevich • Laurie Ann Doyle • Brigitte Driller • Mimi Drop • Henry Dunow • Joan Zuber Earle • Cai Emmons • Patty Enrado • Theresa Esquerra • Mary Lynne Evans • Farnaz Fatemi • Rich Ferguson • Lisa Fernow • Ann Fisher-Wirth • Molly Fisk • Seth Fleisher & Emily Baldwin • Jonathan Franz • Josie & Joshua Gallup • Amanda Gardner • Joann Gardner • Molly Giles • Michael Golding • Gwen Goodkin • Carla Griswold • John Groves • Amy Haddad • David Hagerty • Judy Halebsky • Sands Hall • Quinton Hallett • R.J. & Ann Hanna • Liberty Heise • Steven Hellman • Christine Hemp • Susan Henderson • Jean Hey • Brenda Joy Hurst • Christina Hutchins • Norman Johnson • Leonard Joy • Bonnie S. Kaplan • Lee Romer Kaplan • Nancy Kelly & Kenji Yamamoto • Hari Bhajan Khalsa • Cynthia King • April Kutger • Jean and Andrew Lange • Robert Lipton • Marianne Lonsdale • Carolyn Losee • Moira Magneson • Paco Marquez • Robin Martin • Mark Maynard • Sara Michas-Martin • Robin Mullery • Kathleen O’Toole • Sarah K. Pape • Bill Pieper • C. Pirloul • Laurie Posner • Mary Jean Pramik • Claudia Putnam • Barry Rackner • Lisa Rappoport • Claudia Reder • Rebekah Remington • Sara Joyce Robinson • Lois Rosen • June Sylvester Saraceno • Eliot Schain • Diane Schenker • Annette Schiebout • Natalie Serber • Mike Shaler • Jen Siraganian • Nancy & Kevin Smith-Fagan • Analicia Sotelo • Scott Sparling • Sue Staats • David Stallings • David Tarshes • Jacqueline Tchakalian • Karen Terrey • Jie Tian • Irene Tritel • Carla Trujillo • Teresa Tulipano • Jane Vandenburgh & Jack Shoemaker • Marci Vogel • Valerie Wallace • Paul Watsky • Katrine Watson • Tracey Weddle • Janet Wells • Mark Wiederanders • Mary Winegarden • Katharine Wroth • Desiree Zamorano • Olga Zilberbourg • Faith Zobel


Corporate Matches

Benevity Giving Platform • Google • Salesforce.com


Legal Counsel

David Riegels


Events

Community Volunteers

Heather Altfeld • The Ancinas Family • Christopher Beaver • Jesse Bedayn • Jim Chumbley • Sheila Davies • Lou DeMattei • Molly Fisk • Elizabeth Kelley Gillogly • Lindsey Gordon • Rob and Meg Gordon • Sands Hall • Tracy Hall  • Julia Hass • Rachel Howard • Troy Jollimore • Dashiell Jones • Hunter Jones • Livia Keene • Marianne Lonsdale • Emily Malsam • Eva Melas • Michael Melas • Burnett and Mimi Miller  • Jack Norman • Ben and Elissa Prescott • Storey Rafter • Audrey Rawson •  Amy Rutten • Beth Ruyak • Lydia and Jim Seely • David Tallitsch • Amy Tan • Tom Taylor • Liz Thiem • Louis Tonkovich • Christopher Upham • Mary Vogt 

Product Sponsorship/Donations

Copper Canyon Press • Counterpoint Press • Larry Rafferty  Lisa Rappoport at Littoral Press • Microsoft • Techsoup • University of Arizona Press • Wesleyan University Press

Event Sponsors

Deborah Ruth• Beers Books • Stories on Stage, Sacramento • Canary • The Entrekin Foundation • Nancy & Fred Teichert • Carlin & James Naify • Ruth Blank & Chris Spanos