NRPF Sponsors and Donors

We acknowledge and celebrate the generosity of those who have supported the NRPF. Thank you!


We extend our sincere and profound gratitude to all the donors and supporters who have shown unwavering support and boundless generosity towards our mission. This page acknowledges those who have made significant financial gifts or provided valuable in-kind services. These supporters have played key roles in advancing our mission to promote and preserve sound recordings, and in achieving our vision of sharing the sounds and stories of American audio heritage.

To our supporters: we acknowledge your ongoing commitment to the preservation of unique, at-risk audio collections. Your gifts, large and small, make the work of the NRPF possible. Thank you!

Leadership Circle

The leadership circle recognizes those individuals and organizations that have provided exceptional support for the work of the National Recording Preservation Foundation since its founding. We are especially grateful for these leading contributors.

Gold Benefactors ($200,000+)

  • Jack White (2013)

Bronze Benefactors ($10,000+)

  • Chervenak-Nunnall√© Foundation (2013)
  • Recording Industry Association of America (2021)


Thank you to these individuals and organizations who have made donations in 2023 and 2024.

Librarian’s Circle ($7,500+)

  • Anonymous in honor of Carolyn Hauer and Her Family

Director’s Circle ($5,000+)

  • Samuel Brylawski

Patron’s Circle ($1,000+)

  • Music Library Association

Sustainer’s Circle ($500+)

  • Jesse A. Johnston

Friends ($100+)

  • Emily A. Newhouse
  • Ricardo Punzalan


Thank you to these organizations and individuals who have provided in-kind or other support!