Support the Poetry Society of Virginia with a Donation Today

As the Commonwealth’s longest continuously operating organization devoted to the advancement of poetry, the Poetry Society of Virginia plays a vital role in promoting outreach and education of the poetic arts. Thank you for helping us provide Virginia poets opportunities for fellowship, competition and learning.

What will your donation do?

  • Help offer regional meetings, readings, and festivals in 7 regions across the Commonwealth.
  • Help publish Poetry Virginia, which showcases winners of our annual contest.
  • Help produce our bi-monthly statwide newsletter, with poems and essays on writing, as well as announcements of recent or forthcoming publications.
  • Help host an annual Spring Poetry Festival at The College of William & Mary, attracting America's celebrated poets.
  • Help conduct an annual Book Award Contest and also an annual Poetry Competition.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, your donation is tax deductible, and goes a long way towards ensuring that we continue to advance our mission into our next century of operation.

Donations may be made directly via the buttons below. Interested in sponsoring or endowing one of our contest categories? Our memorial prizes keep the names of Virginia poets alive for generations. Click one of the button below and an officer of the organization will get in touch with you to begin a conversation on how you or your estate might be able to support our operations.

Donation Options

Make a Donation via PayPal Now These donations go directly to support our annual operations.

Discuss an Endowment An officer of the organization will be in touch to discuss your ideas for support.

Ask about Contest Sponsorships The Contest Chair will respond to your query to explore options.

Corporate Sponsorships and Donations

If you represent a corporation seeking tax deductions, we are a registered 501(c)(3) organization with a long history of education support with Virginian students. Click the button to discuss how your business might best partner with the Poetry Society of Virginia

Corporate Sponsorships Use this button to open a dialog, or contact the President of our organization directly at 757.412.5642.