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Sponsor and Donors

Sponsor and Donors

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship is critical to fulfilling the mission of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. It enables the Festival to present a brand new season of gala performances, exhibitions, free concerts, workshops and demonstrations throughout the year. Sponsors account for approximately 40% of the Festival’s annual operating budget. Each sponsorship level is unique in the benefits offered and begins at $500. Contact us today to find out more.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us today at 410-715-3044.

Sponsorship Benefits

Sign up your company or organization to become a sponsor of the Columbia Festival of the Arts to access a wide array of benefits, including:

  • Company recognition on print materials including brochures mailed to thousands of our patrons in the Baltimore-Washington corridor
  • The opportunity to purchase discounted Festival tickets before the general public
  • Early notification of programs & performances
  • Advertising in Festival programs
  • Invitations to special events throughout the year

Sustaining Sponsors

The Rouse Company Foundation Logo
Columbia Association Logo


Abrams Development Group Logo
Festival Board of Trustees Logo
Columbia Logo
Howard County for the Arts Logo
Maryland State Arts Council
Mays and Associates Logo
Howard County Tourism Logo


Carney Logo
Howard Bank Logo
Howard County Schools Logo
UHY Logo
Grace Logo
Whiting Logo


BGE Logo
BB&T Logo
Clydes Logo
Columbia Foundation Logo
Downtown Columbia Logo
Howard County Government Logo
Howard Hughes Logo
Mid Atlantic Arts Logo


Apple Ford Logo
Buch Construction Logo
ezStorage Logo
Howard County Economic Development Authority Logo
Howard County Recreation Logo
Kimco Logo
M&T Bank Logo
Williamsburg Homes Logo


Apex Home Loans  ● Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County ● Elville and Associates ● Gordon, Feinblatt LLC ● Hamel Builders ● Horse Spirit Art Gallery ● James Ferry Photography ● Miles & Stockbridge P.C. ● Nancy Adams Personnel ● Orchard Development ● Rotary Club of Columbia – Patuxent ● Wegman’s

Our Donors

  • 30th Anniversary Leadership Circle
  • 1,000+
  • Bach and Bob Jeffrey Family Fund
  • Arlene and Larry Coppel
  • Doug and Karen Douglas Family Fund
  • Larry Evans
  • Cynthia Gula
  • Howard County Public School System
  • Elizabeth and Ken Lundeen
    Ron Nicodemus and Leslie Kain
  • Charla and David Phillips
  • Lee and Steve Sachs
  • Simon Decker Memorial Fund
  • Holly and George Stone
  • In Memory of Sally Livingston
  • Virtuoso
  • 500-999
  • Robert Altieri
  • Chaney Fund for Hope
  • Tom Coale
  • Teri Deane
  • Ellen Flynn Giles
  • Ellen and Padraic Kennedy
  • Linda and Neil Kirschner
  • Michelle Miller
  • Charlotte and Todd Olson Family
  • Mary Kay Sigaty
  • Nancy and Henry Yee
  • Marie Westhaver
  • Maestro
  • 250-499
  • Debbie and Peter Axelrod
  • Anne and George Barker
  • Ron Briggs
  • Eileen S. Clegg
  • Alison and Lou Ebert
  • Howard County Recreation & Parks
  • Tom Lansford
  • Barbara Lawson
  • Kelli Shimabukuro
  • Johanna Som de Cerff
  • Prodigy
  • 100-249
  • Anonymous
  • Nancy Bienia
  • Donna and Sheldon Bateman
  • Kyle and Doug Brooks
  • Reva Bryant
  • Susan Buswell
  • Susan Castellan
  • Joanne and Cody Collins
  • Karen Dixon
  • Barbara and Don Eddins
  • Joanne and Richard Fornadel
  • LTC (Ret) Gerald and Mrs. Blanche Greenfield
  • Cheryl Griffin
  • Barbara and David Halpern
  • Charlotte and Armand Harris
  • Diane Juray and Russ Swatek
  • Hattie and Eric Katkow
  • The Kelemen Family
  • Beth Leaman
  • Linda and Jim Loesch
  • Lynn McCloskey
  • Frederick J. Mueller
  • Cathy and Richard Nettler
  • Diane and Kevin O’Connor
  • June and Tom O’Connor
  • Linda Odum, ReMax100
  • Mary and Bart Peitz
  • Judy Pittman
  • Carol Roberts
  • Martha and Michael Rose
  • Ellen and Tim Sosinski
  • Susan Thornton-Hobby and David Hobby
  • Al Scolnik and Lee Andersen
  • Stephanie Waters Thompson
  • Ronnie Wooten
  • Choreographer
  • 50-99
  • Phyllis and Jerry Anderson
  • Dorothea and A. Thomas Baity
  • Sherrie Black and Roger Meade
  • Lynn Clements
  • Lan-Ahn Dang
  • Mary Ellen Duncan
  • Sally and Andy Finkel
  • Donna and Steve Kaplan
  • Suzanne Matheson
  • Helen and Joe Mitchell
  • Sharon and Andy Nussbaum
  • Mary Ratcliffe
  • Mary Schiller
  • Amy Spanier
  • Janice and Jerry Ward
  • Raymond Worley
  • Fan
  • 1-49
  • Lisa and Bill Arbelaez
  • Harriet and Bruce Blum
  • Charles L. Brown
  • Debra Counts
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael David
  • Barbara Cephos-Dorsey
  • Becki and Steve Gershman
  • Robert Guth
  • Kelli Hillmar
  • Iris and Peter Hirsch
  • Paul Hunter
  • Inge Hyder
  • Barbara McClayton
  • Kathleen Plunkett and Robert Fruit
  • Nancy Rhead
  • Penelope Rice
  • Earl Sasser
  • Carol J. Spangler
  • Dennis, Sharon and Alisha Stephens