Your donation to the Boston Book Festival, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is tax-deductible. Membership benefits start at just $50, but the knowledge that you’re supporting this beloved annual tradition is priceless.

Boston Book Festival uses Click & Pledge to process our secure online transactions. You can make a donation using a major credit card. It’s quick, easy, and secure. Click here to make your donation to the BBF.

We now offer the option to support the BBF through recurring donations. To set up a recurring donation on a monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis, just click here, enter your preferred ongoing donation amount under “Other Amount,” and select the appropriate time period where you see “Recurring Option.” Thanks for your support!

Annual Membership Levels

($50/$100 Joint)
Benefits Select Select Select Select Select Select Select
2020 BBF Totebag (for donations received by 9/29/2020)
Exclusive “Swag Bag” at BBF (not available in 2020)
Listing as Donor on BBF Website
VIP Ticket and Event Offers
Invitation to Kickoff Cocktail Party (not available in 2020)
Listing as Donor in BBF Program Guide (not available in 2020)
All-Weekend VIP Pass for BBF (not available in 2020)
Invitation to Exclusive BBF Author Event (not offered every year)

If you would like to donate over the phone, please call us at 857.259.6999.

You can also mail a check to:
Boston Book Festival
32R Essex St., Suite 5
Cambridge, MA 02139

If you would like more information about donating to the Boston Book Festival, please email us at

2020 Donors


Bonnie and Merle Berger
Jeanne and John Blasberg
Danielle Castelli
The Fuller Foundation
Ann and Graham Gund
Kathy Herrman
Karen Kaufman
Anna and Peter Kolchinsky
Liz and George Krupp
Landry Family Foundation
Jackie and George McCabe
Carol and John Moriarty
Lia and William Poorvu
Deborah Z Porter and Nicholas Negroponte
Michael Porter
Elizabeth Shelburne and Michael DeMichele


Usha Pasi and Subir Sachdev
Lisa Rourke
Michal and Moshe Safdie


Judith and David Barrett
Hanna and Jim Bartlett
Cynthia and Ted Berenson
Katie and Paul Buttenwieser
Margot and Jonathan Davis
Katherine Flynn and Dan Berwick
Elissa Freud
Katherine Gehl
May K. Houghton
Meghan and Peter Quigley
Cynthia and John Reed
Susan Primm Thel
Anthony Tjan


Kathleen Brennan
Elisabeth Carter
Connie Coburn
Sally English
Luise Erdmann
Susan Friedman
Steve Grossman
Rona Kiley
Betsy Rudnick and Bruce Posner
Gerri and Kenneth Sweder
Dawn Tripp
Westminster Barrington Foundation


Juliet Borja
Myra and Larry Brodney
Callie Crossley
Diane Feldman
Ellen Glanz
Teresa Hanratty
Jean Holmblad
Nora Huvelle and David Lubin
Lisa LeRoy
Amy Macdonald
Donna Matson
Jane Maxwell
Barbara Miller
Julie Parker
Catherine Peshkin
Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA) / Manuel & Penelope Flores Prize Fund
Robin Schoenthaler
Pamela Schwartz
Francis Smaha
Karen Sweet
Jack Tripp
Joyce Vyriotis
Susan Ware
John Taylor “Ike” Williams


Bren Bataclan
Suzanne Bird
Cherelle Chal
Kathryn Dahl
Katherine Fick
Susan Flannery
Deborah Freeman
Shelley Gross
Laura Howson
Linda Kaboolian
Sarah Kim
Kevin Liang
Krista Magnuson
Ann and Timothy Mahoney
Kyra Montagu
Brenda Negus
Kathy and Chuck Piehl
Elyse Pipitone
Hal Tepfer
Karen Tucker
Paula Tyack

Corporate Members

Berkshire Bank
Cambridge Trust