As the non-profit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings’ primary goal is the preservation, publication, and education of music awareness. It seeks to accomplish this through its vast catalog of recordings, currently 3000 albums and 43,000 tracks, as well as an educational initiative.

* 1. What is your age range?

* 2. How would you describe the level of involvement that listening to music has in your life? (you may select more than one)

* 3. How do you primarily listen to music?

* 4. How often do you attend non-work related live music performances?

* 5. Are you currently donating to a non-profit organization or charity?

* 6. Have you ever heard of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (SFR)?

* 7. Would you consider purchasing a membership to support SFR for $220 that would give you $1000 worth of digital downloads, 20% off all products, and other gifts?

* 8. Would you consider making a donation to SFR to support the longevity of the label and its mission to provide access to this music into perpetuity?

* 9. If you answered yes, would you consider making a monthly, annual or  bi-annual donation to support the SFR label?

* 10. Can you please estimate the range of charitable contribution you would be willing to make to support SFR in its mission?

* 11. Have you ever previously donated to SFR or any other department of  the Smithsonian?

* 12. If you have previously donated to SFR, how would you rate the experience?

* 13. Have you ever visited the SFR website? If so, to what extent have you    found the SFR website to be informative of its mission?

* 14. If you have seen the website, did the organization provide the information you needed to make a decision on making a donation?

* 15. What are some of the areas in which you are involved or would
consider making financial donations?

* 16. What are some of the guiding principles you use to make your philanthropic decisions? (you may select more than one)

* 17. To what extent does the SFR mission (vision, work) reflect your personal beliefs?