Partners & Supporters

Community support is how this one-of-a-kind festival happens - community partnerships and generous donations from individuals, businesses, and foundations. We're in the midst of our 2018 fund drive now. Consider donating via the Support the Festival tab. Interested in being a sponsor or purchasing an ad in our program? Send us a note on our Contact page, and we'll follow up in person. Thank you!!

 

History Book Festival Founders - the donors of 2017

These foundations, businesses, and individuals believed in the History Book Festival when it was just a glimmer of an idea, committing to funding it and bringing it to life. These are the people who will always be dear to our hearts - these are the people who founded the nation's first History Book Festival! Thank you!

 

Presenting Founders

  • Delaware Humanities
  • iHeart Media

Keynote Founder

  • The Schell Families

Platinum Founders

  • Biblion
  • Browseabout Books
  • Cape Gazette
  • Ron Collins & Susan Cohen
  • Jen Mason & Clare Hancock
  • Joan Russo & Donald Burset

Gold Founders

  • Matthew & Carole Ash
  • Rick & Paulise Bell
  • Coast to Coast Printing (Lewes)
  • James and Susan Curtis
  • Delaware Heritage Commission
  • Matthew & Susan Kehoe
  • Tom & Libby Owen
  • Sussex County Council

    Silver Founders

    • Berkshire Hathaway - Gallo Realty
    • Lou & Gavin Braithwaite
    • Delmarva Public Radio
    • Dogfish Head
    • Jill & Mike DiPaolo
    • Major General (ret.) & Mrs. Harry Gatanas
    • Lewes Public Library
    • M & T Bank
    • Gary & Margo Ramage
    • Rehoboth Jazz Festival
    • St. Peter's Episcopal Church

    Bronze Founders

    • Patti Drago & Rich Weissman
    • Larry W. Fifer
    • Mr. & Mrs. Peter Harrigan
    • Rob Morgan & Janice Erich
    • Bob Rosenberg & Marty D'Erasmo
    • Nancy Staisey & Stan Divorski
    • Peter Zoll

    Friends Founders

    • Agave
    • Aquamarine
    • Daniel H. Borinsky, Esq.
    • Michael Brady
    • Stuart & Ruth Brahs
    • Sheila Bravo & Jeffrey Ross
    • Ruth & Gerald Cohen
    • Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz & Bhaya
    • Twila Farrell
    • Cecilia Friend & Donald Challenger
    • Helaine Harris & Jody Tayss
    • Horizon Philanthropic Services
    • Kathleen & Hugh Leahy
    • Kids' Ketch of Lewes
    • Grace Lowe
    • Marylinda Maddi
    • Don & Arlene Matzkin
    • Michy's Relaxed Dining
    • Bonnie Osler & Brook Hedge
    • Jean Ratner
    • Ed Ruggero & Marcia Noa
    • Kelly Sheridan
    • Shorebreak
    • Sussex Podiatry Group
    • Tom & Kelly Thunstrom
    • Douglas Tobias
    • Vincent Varrassi
    • Carole & Joan Woodyard
    • WSFS
    • Kit & Bill Zak

    Community Partners