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Support NCTA

The National Council for the Traditional Arts relies on the generosity of our many friends. The NCTA is incorporated under IRS section 501(c)(3), so contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. If you are interested in supporting the NCTA and our work to preserve and present folk and traditional arts locally, regionally, and nationally, please contact the NCTA at giving@ncta-usa.org or 301.565.0654 x0.

If you would like to make an online contribution to the NCTA please click the “donate” button to go to our secure PayPal donation page.  If you already have a PayPal account all you need to do is log in and choose a contribution amount, and if you don’t have a PayPal account you can still make a contribution online. For documentation purposes please provide your contact information in the notes field.

Please be in touch if you are considering supporting the NCTA with these other types of giving:

  • Non-cash Donations (including instruments, equipment, royalties)
  • Gifts of stock and securities
  • Planned Gifts
  • Tribute and Memorial Gifts
  • Corporate Sponsorships
  • Employee Matching Gifts

To make a contribution by mail, please download and print the NCTA’s contribution form (Adobe PDF) and send it with your check or credit card information to:

National Council for the Traditional Arts
8757 Georgia Ave, Suite 450
Silver Spring, MD 20910

If you are unable to print the form, please include your contact information (name, address, phone, and email) with your donation, so that we can properly record and acknowledge your generous gift.

Thank you!


martin guitars

We are pleased to announce C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. as a national sponsor of the work of the NCTA and the 73rd National Folk Festival. We are honored to be working with Martin, and look forward to a lasting partnership built on shared values – an appreciation of legacy, a commitment to excellence, and an understanding of the dynamic nature of tradition.

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