New York Folklore is a non-profit cultural organization that serves the field of folklore and folklife in New York State. NYF receives general and project support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and it receives targeted project support from local and national funders. As a non-profit organization, New York Folklore relies upon its members and donors to cover its operating expenses. Our members and donors provide important support that is not tied to any specific project but rather supports the mission and values of New York Folklore.

If you’d like to send a check, please make the check payable to “New York Folklore” and mail to:

New York Folklore
129 Jay Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

All contributions will be acknowledged and a tax receipt will be mailed. You may also contact the business office directly to make a donation over the phone using a credit card.

Contributions should be made directly to the charity (New York Folklore), and not via


Donation Form
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