These activities often need volunteers on a regular basis:
Newsletter--typing Type articles and email them to our newsletter editor.
Newsletter--mailing Learn how to do 1st class bulk mailings! Exciting! Well, the conversation at the monthly mailings can be exciting, anyway.
Page Layout-- Design & update flyers for BFMS special events, forms for regular business.
Printing-- Take flyers to printers, deliver finished items to committees.
Publicity-- Prepare press releases for mailing, distribute flyers & membership forms, help maintain press list.
Membership-- Prepare mailings of membership cards and renewal notices.
Baltimore Folk Festival-- Jobs too numerous to mention here!
Sound Reinforcement-- Set up and operate sound system at events, tear down & pack away at end.
Summer Concerts-- Transport equipment, help with setup and site security.
Special Events-- Special publicity, set up, clean up, etc.
Other-- Use your imagination. What other special skills do you have that the Society could use?
Contact: volunteerCoordinator at bfms.org - for more information.
Donations to the Baltimore Folk Music Society are 100% tax-deductible.
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Of course, cash donations are always welcome, and are 100% tax-deductible. BFMS is a non-profit, educational organization listed with the IRS as a 501-C-3 tax-exempt corporation. Make checks payable to "BFMS" or "Baltimore Folk Music Society" and mail to:
Baltimore Folk Music Society
P.O. Box 7134 Waverly Station
Baltimore, MD 21218-0134
Enclose a note if you want a receipt (other than your cancelled check).
Our operations are very efficient. Donations, grants, and membership dues pay only about 40% of the cost of running the Society; the rest is made up in volunteer power and in-kind services. So, each dollar donated provides about $2.50 worth of services to support Baltimore area traditional music and dance.
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The Baltimore Folk Music Society is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive.
See our Events page for a complete listing of events and details.
Melissa Chatham calls to Wombats: Carl Friedman (fiddle), Charlie Pilzer (piano), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina). New dancer's workshop at 7:30 pm.