A huge thanks to all our 2016-2017 donors and sponsors!

*Donors listed represent gifts given July 1, 2016- June 30, 2017. To find out more about how to join this wonderful group of sponsors, contact Development Director Ann Turney, Ann@blackbirdacademy.org .

THOREAU $10,000 and up


 This program is supported in part by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 Windgate Charitable Foundation

SHAKESPEARE $5,000-$9,999

Adcock Family Foundation
Conway Advertising and Promotion Commission
Joe and Connie Whisenhunt

PICASSO $1,000 to $4,999

Andrew Davis
Allison Vetter and Will Cone
Bobby and Charlcie Hudspeth
Brandi and Kristian Andersen
Celebration Christian Fellowship
Community Foundation of Faulkner County
Conway Corporation
Crain Automotive
Hewlett Packard Your Cause
Janet Mann
Jeff & Andrea Woods
Kimberly Ford
Kris and Katy Allen
Melanie Clayton
Nabholz Charitable Foundation
Pat and Gail Walker
Ryan MacAlmon
Salter Properties / Salter Construction, Inc. 
Tom and Karen Martin
United Capitol Financial Advisors
United Way of Central Arkansas
Walton Family Foundation

BACH $500 to $999

Byron Burrell
James and Jen Ryken
Lori Quinn
Morris Foundation
Shipping and Postal Unlimited
Tim and Zaida Kramer

AILEY $150-$499

Amy and Ernie Ness
David and Laura Grimes Family Charitable Endowment
Lori Quinn, Realtor with Coldwell Banker
Margaret Grimes
Melissa Simpson
Natalie Hall Evans
Shelly Strange, Realtor with JC Thornton

DONORS $50-$149

Amanda Keesaer and Sean Johnson
Amazon Smile
Barbara Lamb
Barbara Satterfield
Danny and Debbie Turner
Elizabeth Kilgore
Eric Peebles
Jeremey and Heather Paladino
Jeremy Wright
Jessica Ables
Jessica Crum, Silverlake Design Studio
Jessica Maxey
John Parrack
Kale Gober
Kangabloo Creative
Kicks Active Wear
Kristin Piraino
Lacy Rodriguez
Lauren Rogers
Lisa Self
Madelyn and Jerry Adams
Nancy Jackson
Paul and Nikki Parnell
Piriano Consulting, Inc.
Sherrie Richie
Thea and Christ Spatz
Tracy McGarrity
Vivian Smith


Central Arkansas Pest Services
Conway Printing
Cross Creek Sandwich Shop
Fork In The Road Food Truck
Fret Monkey Studios
Home Depot
Jaime Wilcox-Revels
Julie’s Sweet Shoppe
The Kitchen Store
Lost Forty Brewing
Natural State Olive Oil and Spice Co.
PattiCakes Bakery
Preston Palmer Studios
Reform Design + Build
Senor Tequila
Women’s Inc.
Y107.1 My Country