The Minnesota Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the following donors for their generous support of our programs in fiscal year 2019. Gifts of $1,000+ are listed below.

MNHS Premier Partner

Explore Minnesota

MNHS Presenting Partner

Xcel Energy

Mill City Museum Presenting Partner

General Mills

First Avenue Exhibit Sponsor


Native American Gallery Sponsor

U.S. Bank

Oliver Kelley Farm Sponsor

Midwest Dairy Association

Museums on Us Sponsor

Bank of America


The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Whaley Foundation


Katherine B. Andersen Fund
Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation
The Mark & Mary Davis Foundation
Ecolab Foundation
Rosemary and David Good Family Foundation
K.A.H.R Foundation

Longview Foundation
Schwab Charitable Fund
The Scrooby Foundation
Eugene C. and Gail V. Sit Foundation and Sit Investment Associates Foundation
WEM Foundation


Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation
Andersen Corporate Foundation
Marie Ankeny Legacy Foundation
Sally A. Anson Charitable Fund 
The Driscoll Foundation
George Family Foundation
Horton Holding, Inc.
HRK Foundation
The Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation
The John and Ruth Huss Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
Land O'Lakes, Inc.

George A. MacPherson Fund
The Paul D. Pratt and Marguerite Olson Pratt Fund of InFaith Community Foundation
Red Wing Shoe Company Foundation
Ruth A. & Raymond A. Reister Charitable Trust
The Saint Paul Foundation
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
Securian Foundation
U.S. Bank Foundation
Frank W. Veden Charitable Trust
The Thomas and Julianne Youngren Foundation


Pete and Margie Ankeny Fund
Athwin Foundation
Buuck Family Foundation
Cambridge Charitable Gift Fund
Cargill Foundation
Cherbec Advancement Foundation
Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul
The Dietz Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
Hardenbergh Foundation
Winton Jones Foundation Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
The Kendeda Fund

The Longview Foundation
Nicholson Family Foundation
Richard and Nancy Nicholson Fund of the Nicholson Family Foundation
S. Bartley Osborn Family Charitable Trust
The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota
Piper Jaffray Companies, Inc.
Ken and Nina Rothchild Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
Rick and Susan Taylor Spielman Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Sugarbeet Research & Education Board of Minnesota & North Dakota
Sundet Foundation


Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
Beito Foundation
The James Ford Bell Foundation
Boss Foundation
Albert W. Cherne Foundation
Michael V. and Ann C. Ciresi Foundation

Dellwood Foundation, Inc.
Driscoll Foundation
Margaret Rivers Fund
The Rosen Family Foundation
Summer Fund
Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Foundation


The Alces Trust
The Allegro Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
American Center for Philanthropy
The Julie M. and Douglas M. Baker, Jr. Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
The James F.  Bell Foundation
Rodney and Barbara Burwell Family Foundation
Chorzempa Family Foundation
Cooper Schneier Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
The Donaldson Foundation
Eden Prairie Community Foundation
Federated Insurance Companies
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Cecelia M. Goswitz Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
The Head Family Foundation
The Chris and Ann Hilger Charitable Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
Bruce E. and Terry L. Hutchins Fund of the Eden Prairie Foundation
King Family Foundation
Jim and Linda Lee Family Foundation
The Mauriel Family Foundation
Mayo Clinic
Mary H. and J. Milo Meland Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
John W. Mooty Foundation Trust

Barbara McGraw and Steven Mosow Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Philip and Katherine Nason Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
National Checking Company
The National Grange
National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Minn
Todd and Martha Nicholson Fund of the Nicholson Family Foundation
Open Door Foundation
John and Marla Ordway Charitable Lead Trust
Owen Lavander Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Phyllis S. Poehler Walter E. Stremel Charitable Trust
Bob and Judy Prentiss Schwab Charitable Fund
Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation
Renewal By Andersen
Revere Auctions
The Sieff Family Foundation
The Charles B. and Margaret L Sweatt Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
The Thom Family Foundation, Inc.
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation
WestWings Family Foundation II
E. J. Wexler Fund at Schwab Charitable Fund
Woodhouse Family Foundation

Corporate Matching Gifts

Aetna Foundation, Inc.
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
The Improve Group
Securian Foundation

Thomson Reuters
Your Cause

In-Kind Gifts

Surly Brewing Co.

Media Partners

City Pages
Minnesota Public Radio
Star Tribune