Fox Cities Book Festival Campaign

Stories Do Matter

Be a part of our next chapter!

We need your support to raise $50,000 during this year's campaign!

Fox Cities Book Festival is a 501(c) (3) non-profit. We are a volunteer run organization. 100% of donations will go towards free and inclusive communtiy events that support our mission of connecting writers and readers across our diverse communities. 

Donate today so we can continue our story!

  • Cost for a New York's Times Bestselling Author Event can range from $20,000-$75,000
  • Cost for Regional Author Events can range from $1,000-$15,000
  • Cost for Cultural Programming/Workshops can range from $500-$5,000
  • Cost to provide 200 free books to the community $2,200

Help us reach our goal of $50,000!

Choose a donation level on this page or mail us a check to:

Fox Cities Book Festival

801 W. College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914

"In the telling of a story, a light gets passed back and forth from the reader to writer; we get to hold the light for each other. [ ... ] Stories do matter." 

About The Fox Cities Book Fesival

Fox Cities Book Festival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to free, inclusive programming that celebrates books, readers and writers. We bring the community together to discover fresh new stories, explore ideas and connect with one another. Since 2007, we have hosted more than 820 authors and 1300 free community events. 

FCBF strives to serve and appeal to a wide ranging audience. We have pledged to select diverse, own voice works each year and continue our support of authors with different cultural perspectives. We bring local, nationally and globally renowned authors/artists/presenters to educate, enlighten, and empower our community.

Fox Cities Book Festival seeks grant funding, sponsorships and
donations so that we can remove barriers to our programming, maintaining
opportunities that are open to all.