CowboyPoetry.com celebrates our Western heritage and today’s working West, dedicated to preserving our important history and to promoting the Western arts that carry on those traditions. It’s a part of the non-profit Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry.
Supporters make possible all of the work of the non-profit Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry, including Cowboy Poetry Week, the outreach Rural Library Program, and CowboyPoetry.com.
Please join us, and make a donation of whatever you can afford. Supporters have sent donations from $10 to $1000, and we are grateful for them all.
Consider making a donation as a gift to an individual, to commemorate a special occasion, or to honor the memory of someone who treasured our Western heritage.
You can make a donation by check or money order, by mail (use the form here for mail to PO Box 1107, Lexington, VA 24450) or by a secure, on-line credit card payment through PayPal (a PayPal account is not required):
CowboyPoetry.com is a project of The Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry, a tax-exempt non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Act. The Center seeks grants and donations from individuals, corporate entities, foundations, and private sources.
Contributions to the Center are deductible for federal income tax purposes (except for the value of any CD received, $15). As in all professional journalistic endeavors, no editorial preference is given to financial sponsors or supporters.
Your generous support will ensure that we can continue to bring you all the news, poetry, and features that you depend on at CowboyPoetry.com and that we can continue programs including Cowboy Poetry Week, the Rural Library Program, and Cowboy Poetry Week.
Contributions of any amount are welcome. Your individual support helps us show institutional funders the community interest in our Western arts. We also welcome support at these defined levels:
Sponsor (individuals, gatherings, and non-profit organizations) $500 (commercial $1000; accepted at the discretion of the Center)
• your custom 468×60 banner and its links on top-visited pages for a year, in front of our large and interested audience, all day, every day
• event sponsors: your banner with its link posted with your event on our Events Calendar page for a year
• your name and link in our supporters’ and general email newsletters for a year
• your banner and its link on our Wall of Support
Your sponsorship may be paid in quarterly ($125) or monthly ($44.61) installments. Read more about banners here.
• your name with a link on our Wall of Support
• the 2019 MASTERS CD available in April, 2019
• the 2018 MASTERS CD
• the 2017 MASTERS CD
• the 2015-2016 BAR-D Roundup CD (double “best of” volume)
• the 2014 BAR-D Roundup CD
• the 2013 BAR-D Roundup CD (special Christmas double volume)
• the 2012 BAR-D Roundup CD
• the 2011 BAR-D Roundup CD
• the 2010 BAR-D Roundup CD
• the 2009 BAR-D Roundup CD
• the 2008 BAR-D Roundup CD
• the 2007 BAR-D Roundup CD (no longer available)
• the 2006 BAR-D Roundup CD (no longer available)
• the 2019 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Shawn Cameron
• the 2018 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Clara Smith
• the 2017 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Tyler Crow
• the 2016 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Gary Morton
• the 2015 Cowboy Poetry Week posted by Don Dane
• the 2014 Cowboy Poetry Week posted by Jason Rich
• the 2013 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Shawn Cameron
• the 2012 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by R.S. Riddick
• the 2011 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Duward Campbell
• the 2010 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Bill Owen
• the 2009 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Bob Coronato
• the 2008 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by William Matthews
• the 2007 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Tim Cox
• the 2006 Cowboy Poetry Week poster by Joelle Smith (no longer available)
Donor $50 US
* $65 USD for Canada and other countries. We regret that 2013 international postal rate hikes make the mailing of a poster or CD outside of the U.S. about $10.
The Center was formed to serve a mostly rural and under-served community of Western writers, musicians, and artists; to help preserve Western and Cowboy Poetry and its associated arts; to offer a central resource for poets, libraries, schools, and the public; and to educate the public about the history and value of Western and Cowboy Poetry and its associated arts.
Supporters make a difference. With individual support, the Center can continue its programs, expand some of those efforts, and take on new projects. Individual support helps show institutional funders the community interest in our Western arts.
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