Friends of Clay is dedicated to inspiring and cultivating the next generation of patrons and STEAM education enthusiasts. Through developing fun, entertaining, and enriching fundraising events, Friends of Clay provides vital funds to the Clay Center’s STEAM education programs.



Join Friends of Clay and become part of a community of philanthropic young professionals with a passion for integrating the arts and sciences and enjoy the benefits of memberships for a full year. Annual memberships begin or are renewed at the beginning of each fiscal year (July 1) with your selection from the options listed below:

  • Annual Fund Donation ($100 min.)
  • Clay Center Family Membership ($100)
  • Carnaval Host ($500)*


*Friends of Clay are encouraged to be Carnaval Hosts. Fulfilling this request covers your annual membership. Carnaval Hosts receive 2 VIP event tickets and recognition on event signage, Clay Center website, and social media. FMV = $280


For more information, please contact:
Contact Leah Dunmyer I Fundraising Events & Sponsorship Manager
304-561-3532 I ldunmyer@theclaycenter.org