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Those who make our work possible

Artspace would like to thank the hundreds of individuals, private foundations and corporations whose charitable contributions have been essential in advancing our general operations, special initiatives and major projects. This list reflects cumulative giving over Artspace’s history and its portfolio of completed projects. Lead contributors include: 

Major Corporate and Foundation Donors of Artspace’s Annual Fund and/or Current Projects 


Ford Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

$3,000,000 – 7,999,999

The McKnight Foundation
Minnesota State Arts Board 

$1,000,000 – $2,999,999

ArtPlace America

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Building for the Arts

Bush Foundation

Sage and John Cowles

Katherine and Robert Goodale

El Paso Community Foundation

Houston Endowment

Ruth and John Huss

Iowa West Foundation

Otto Bremer Foundation

Pohlad Family Foundation

Elizabeth Redleaf

Gloria and Fred Sewell

Target Foundation

Travelers Foundation

$250,000 – $999,999


The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Blythe Brenden-Mann Foundation

Best Buy Children’s Foundation

The Booth Ferris Foundation

The Brown Foundation, Inc.

The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Mary Lee Dayton

Wendy and Doug Dayton

Dolan Family Foundation

General Mills Foundation

Heinz Endowments

Ted and Dr. Roberta Mann Foundation

McCune Foundation

Nadine and William McGuire

M&T Charitable Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Northwest Area Foundation

The John R. Oishei Foundation

JP Morgan Chase Foundation

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Pyramid Peak Foundation

Erich & Hannah Sachs Foundation

The Saint Paul Foundation

TCF Foundation

U.S. Bancorp Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota

William Penn Foundation

$100,000 – $249,999

Atherton Foundation

Barker Welfare Foundation

Blandin Foundation

Mary Lyn and Richard Ballantine

Marney and Conley Brooks, Sr.

Capital One Foundation

Cassidy & Associates

The Chicago Community Trust

Colorado State Historical Fund

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Cooke Foundation

Peter C. Cornell Trust

Russell Cowles


Julia and Kenneth Dayton

Digital River

Educational Foundation of America

Erion Foundation

Fannie Mae Foundation

Fondren Foundation

F.R. Bigelow Foundation

Bruce and Muriel Hach Family Fund

Horizon Bank

David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation

HRK Foundation

Hyde Family Foundations

The James Irvine Foundation

Jerome Foundation

Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

Knight Foundation

Marbrook Foundation

Meadows Foundation

MetLife Foundation

McGovern Fund

Minnesota State Building & Construction Trades Council

New York Community Trust

Phileona Foundation

Pittsburgh Foundation

Pyramid Peak Foundation

RBC Foundation

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Rockwell Fund

Saint Paul Cultural STAR Program

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation

Washington Mutual Foundation

Margaret L. Wendt Foundation

David Wilson and Michael Peterman

Margaret and Angus Wurtele


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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. 





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Artspace gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the
National Endowment for the Arts.


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