All contributions
are tax-deductible.
Donations to our scholarship fund enable us to bring together and subsidize accomplished and emerging writers from across the English- and Spanish-speaking worlds. Our unique community of poets, fiction writers, essayists and investigative journalists continue to publish bold new work that transcends the boundaries between nations, languages, cultures and generations. 

BLACK
WRITERS
MATTER
FUND

We are immensely grateful to the visionary donors who have stepped forward to help us launch the Black Writers Matter Fund. Under the Volcano is more committed than ever to recruiting and supporting talented Black writers to attend our programs and to providing mentoring for ongoing professional development.
Please see our Statement on Racism in the Countries We Love, published in response to the murder of George Floyd in May, 2020.

INAUGURAL DONORS

Founding Donor:  Greg Blaine

Joan Ades / Tyrone Beason / Annie Fenn / Chris Hanson-Nelsen / Keetje Kuipers / Elizabeth Madigan Jost / Robin Myers / Amy Newell / Susan Plum / Jeanie Ridolphi / Nelly Rosario / Ann Stanford / Alan Towbin / Sheila Urquidi / Dorothy Wick

We are grateful to the following individuals, families, foundations, sponsors and hosts for helping us
nurture and promote talented writers from around the world.

BENEFACTORS

($10,000+)

Lisa Barlow and Alan Towbin
Family of Robert L. Breen
Carol Davis & Joel Marcus M.D. Family Foundation
Robert and Lenore Davis Foundation
Family of La Güera Trigos
Elizabeth Madigan Jost

PATRONS
($5000+)

Gregory H. Blaine
Susan Plum
Nadia Zilkha

ANGELS
($1500+)

Anonymous
Kristina Bicher
Sandra Cisneros
Pat Coatsworth
June Erlick
Marco Antonio Gil & Adelfa Zorrilla
Paul Muldoon
Blanca Urzeta O’Leary and Cav O’Leary
Barbara Sibley
Paul Swanson
Dorothy Wick

MUSES
($500+)

Graciela Arenal / Jane Berkey and The Jane Rotrosen Agency / Stephanie Clohesy / Uma & Gerson da Cunha / Nely Galán & Galán Entertainment / Germaine Gómez Haro / Charlie Hall & Rose Ann Hall Designs / Denise Kahn / Arlene McKay / JP Morgan / Fuat Savas / Karen & Luis Stephens

CATALYSTS
($250+)

Joan Ades / Susan Ades / Valerie Bernstein / Janet Brof / Florence Buchanan / Bell Chevigny / Annie Fenn / Sophia Garney / Ian Golub / Shaler & Lidia Ladd / Lynne & Luis Mijangos / María Nóbrega / Michael Scammell & Rosemary Nossif / Jimmy Roberts / Daniel Shapiro / Gerald Weaver / Rosemary & Noel Werrett / Claire Whittaker

FRIENDS OF UNDER THE VOLCANO

Ivanova Aguilar / Khaldun Ahmad / Electa Arenal / Tyrone Beason / Jean Bleich / Janet Brof / John Burnstein / Blyth Carpenter / Ellen Cassedy / Deborah Casillas / Margaret Carson / Pat Davis / Pat Duffy / Elaine Edelman / Connie Emmerich / Martin Friedman / Betty Fussell / Cliff Garstang / Ed Glass / Andy Greenberg / Jessica Hagedorn / Pattie Hogan / Alice Kandell / Kathleen Konigsberg / Devi Laskar / Judith Levi / Saraswathi & Krishna Menon / Martha Morrison / Patrick Noonan / Sara Núñez / Tess O’Dwyer / Maysoon Pachachi / Phil Palladino / Pamela Powell / Jeanie Ridolphi / Susan Rollins / Nelly Rosario / Dianne Romain / David & Joan Rubin / Harvey Sachs / Marc Schenker & Xochitl Castaneda / Herb Schreier / Dyani Taff / Susana Villalba / Enid Zuckerman

LOCAL HOSTS

Doug Clark & Janet Dawson / Bridget & Alberto Estavillo / Viviana García Besne & Alistair Tremps / Laura Garibay and Steve Rothenberg / Wendy Hesketh / Pattie Hogan / Adriaan & Anneke de Monchy / Eduardo Olbés & María Vinós / Nancy Rocha / 
Sheila Urquidi

ARTISTAS DEL ALMA

Rafael Cauduro / Elena Climent / Marité Fernández / Jazzamoart / Cisco Jiménez / Perla Krauze / Mónica Lozano / Toby Old / Juanita Pérez Adelman / José González Veites

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