A Grassroots Event That Pays It Forward

As this festival is solely organized and executed by volunteers and volunteer performers, you might wonder about its finances. Each year, the Zlatne Uste Golden Festival Organizing Committee allocates funds to cover next year’s event, ensuring its continuity. Surplus proceeds are donated to support Balkan educational and relief efforts and contribute to communities both here in the United States and abroad.

Feel free to explore the wonderful work of the organizations listed below, and if you feel inclined and able, consider donating to causes that resonate with you.

Past proceeds have supported the following organizations: