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Help us reach our goal!

The Festival is proud to announce that the Greater New Orleans Foundation has awarded us the Freeman Challenges grant to establish a cash reserve fund in 2018.  We must raise $10,000 by December 31, 2018 to benefit from this grant.

Named the ‚ÄúEternity Fund‚ÄĚ (from the rainy day quote in¬†A Streetcar Named Desire), the campaign is designed to ensure long-term stability for the 30+-year old festival that¬†celebrates and shares the enormous wealth of literary and cultural traditions that enrich our unique region.¬† Establishing a cash reserve reflects prudent financial planning and preparation for the future.

When we reach the goal of $10,000, the Freeman Challenges Fund will grant us $5,000. The $15,000 total will go into a separate board-restricted account to provide a necessary safety cushion.

We invite you totake the lead¬†and support¬†the ‚ÄúEternity Fund.‚Ä̬†Your gift will pave the way for a successful campaign.

CLICK HERE to donate or call 504-581-1144.