The AJC Decatur Book Festival (DBF) presented by Emory University, is a 501(c)3 organization that encourages love of the written and spoken word to a diverse community of readers, writers, and creative spirits. Through the generous support of sponsors and dedicated donors like you, we develop programs that support literacy and ensure DBF festival weekend programs are open and accessible to the public.

Donating to the festival means you’re ready to make a long-lasting impact on the community!

Your donation helps support:

  • Childhood literacy programs
  • Community poetry projects
  • Youth writing camps
  • The annual festival weekend
  • A structured internship program

We’re committed to celebrating and promoting the joy, curiosity, and exploration that comes from reading and writing.

Please consider helping us share the love of the written and spoken word within our community. Thank you for your support!

The DBF Roundtable

Absolutely Love the Literary Arts? Want to Help in a Way?

Ensure your seat at the table for year-round DBF events and VIP treatment by joining the DBF Roundtable. Donate $1,000 or more and you’ll not only help us execute our mission but you’ll also receive a number of benefits, including:

  • Guaranteed tickets for you and a guest to the DBF Keynote and Kidnote on Friday evening.
  • Festival weekend access to the author hospitality suite, tickets to the Author Party on Saturday evening, and priority seating at all venues with VIP credentials.
  • Invitations to other special events, including the Opening Pages Launch Party that kicks-off the upcoming festival.
  • Opportunities to meet authors, receive books, and mingle with other readers and writers throughout the year.
  • Have your name, business, or professional practice featured in the DBF official festival program guide.

Decatur Book Festival, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, EIN 56-8669575. All donations are deemed tax-deductible absent any limitations on deductibility applicable to a particular taxpayer. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your contribution.