Commemorating the Clay Spencer Blacksmith Shop, the Folk School has a “buy-a-beam” option. We invite you to become part of our renowned blacksmithing program by purchasing one of the 258 beams in this spectacular building for $1,000 each. In doing this, you’ll help support the future of blacksmithing in America. The Timber Framers Guild created a 3-D map of the design which helps donors locate their beam within the building. If you are interested in purchasing a beam or would like more information, please email Kathi Osborne, Development Director, using the form below or call her at 800-365-5724.
For decades, the Folk School has offered a robust music and dance class program. Students here learn to play various instruments, sing, dance, and call dances. We also present year-round concerts and dances steeped in traditional Appalachian culture as part of our regular programming.
The Folk School’s endowed Music and Dance Fund is designed to provide support for initiatives going “above and beyond” that ongoing class, concert, and dance programming. Proponents of music and dance can donate to this invested fund, annual earnings from which will be used to help with efforts such as community engagement with master artists, educational outreach, and special events.
If you itemize your taxes, gifts of appreciated stock may allow you to support the Folk School while helping to lower your capital gains tax. Even if you don’t itemize your taxes, stock gifts may be a good way to support the school without diminishing your liquid cash, and you still avoid the tax on the appreciated value of the stock. Consult your financial advisor to determine what’s right for you.
If you would like to make a gift of appreciated stock to the Folk School, please contact us to obtain the information your broker will need to make the transfer. We ask that you let us know in advance anytime you plan to donate stock so we may appropriately process and acknowledge your gift. Email Kathi Osborne, Development Director, using the form below or call her at 800-365-5724.
Please contact Kathi Osborne, Development Director, for more information.
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902