We are deeply appreciative of the many donors from across the country who support and attend our literary event, helping to bring important voices to the Sun Valley stage. Gifts account for over 50% of our funding (with the remaining offset by pass sales).

Our Donor Priority Pre-Sale is offered from November until mid-January. During this time, supporters who so generously help fund the Conference receive the benefits listed below, as well as the opportunity to purchase passes ahead of the general sale.

Benefactors: $20,000 and above

  • A custom package designed to meet your special interests, including invitations to private dinners with the writers, plus all the benefits listed below.

Patrons: $12,000 and above

  • Four complimentary Conference passes
  • Opportunity to purchase four additional passes in advance of the general sale
  • A festive evening with the writers during Conference
  • First choice of breakout sessions
  • A special thank-you gift

Major Donors: $6,000 and above

  • Two complimentary Conference passes
  • Opportunity to purchase two additional passes in advance of the general sale
  • Picnic lunch and special program with the writers in the garden of their Hospitality House
  • First choice of breakout sessions
  • A special thank-you gift

Special Donors: $3,000 and above

  • Opportunity to purchase two passes in advance of the general sale

    *Please Note: The Special Donor-level pass purchase benefit is only available during the Donor Priority Pre-Sale mid-November to mid-January

Additionally, all of the above donors receive:

  • Published acknowledgements

Generous Contributors 

  • Every contribution is greatly appreciated and will be acknowledged with our thanks.

For information or questions about becoming a donor, please contact Robin Eidsmo, Executive Director, or Marcia Mode-Stavros, Donor Liaison.
208-727-7024 or donors@svwc.com

It would also be our privilege to accept gifts in honor or memory of your loved one. Please print out the Memorial and Tribute Donation Form and send it our way.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and personal checks.

Sun Valley Writers’ Conference is a 501(c)(3) Idaho nonprofit corporation.