The Juniper Institute for Young Writers could not thrive without support from its community near and far. The contributions of our sponsors and donors have made it possible for many talented writers to participate in the Institute who would otherwise be unable to attend.


Make a secure online donation to our program.

To make sure your donation reaches the Juniper Institute be sure to follow these steps to designate your fund destination:

  1. In the "gift information" section, type or select your donation amount
  2. Next, click on the grey button: "View a list of areas to Support"
  3. In the pop up search bar, type "juniper"
  4. A radio list in the "College of Humanities and Fine Arts" should appear
    • Click the box labeled "Juniper Initiative for the MFA Program for Poets and Writers"
    • Click Continue
  5. In special gift instructions, please specify "Juniper Institute for Young Writers" or "Juniper Summer Writing Institute" or any other specific area of the Juniper program you'd like to support


We also welcome new sponsorship inquiries to support our Young Writer and adult programs. Please contact Betsy Wheeler, Director, Juniper Summer Writing Institute and Juniper Institute for Young Writers at (413) 545-8988 to discuss your support.

Thank you!