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—Jill Schoer, VP of Development, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

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Top 25 Women's Funders in Minnesota


Minneapolis Foundation and Donor Advised Funds Minneapolis $402,867 86 
Women’s Foundation of Minnesota Minneapolis $1,881,159 60
Saint Paul Foundation Saint Paul $2,027,335 52
Hugh J. Andersen Foundation Bayport $537,000 47
Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota and Donor Advised Funds Saint Paul $226,350 46 
WCA Foundation Eden Prairie $484,571 33
Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation Saint Paul $1,525,000 25 
Bank of American Charitable Trust Foundation Charlotte, NC $36,080 25 
Medica Foundation Minneapolis $361,000 24
Bush Foundation Saint Paul $1,667,260 21 
Minnesota Community Foundation and Donor Advised Funds Saint Paul $1,398,845 20
Wells Fargo Foundation Minneapolis $198,300 19
General Mills Foundation Minneapolis $560,000 17 
HRK Foundation Saint Paul $106,964 15 
United Way of Olmsted County, Inc. Rochester $608,395 14 
Hardenbergh Foundation North Oaks $235,000 14 
Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation, Inc. Duluth $208,612 14 
Pohlad Family Foundation Minneapolis $692,500 13 
The Head Family Foundation Minnetonka $14,650 13 
F. R. Bigelow Foundation Saint Paul $217,500 12 
TCF Foundation Wayzata $29,250 12 
Agape Foundation Maple Grove $19,500 12 
Illinois Tool Works Foundation Glenview, IL $17,832 12 
Mike & Linda Fiterman Family Foundation Minneapolis $8,800 12 
Phyllis & Donald Kahn Foundation Inc. Minneapolis $4,750 12