The American Composers Forum gratefully acknowledges the following government agencies, individuals and private foundations, and corporations for contributing $1,000+ in general operating and/or project funds during the past fiscal year.

Dr. Fred Noah Gordon Charitable Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation


The American Composers Forum is a fiscal year 2017 recipient of an Operating Support grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. 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, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota.


Leadership Level Donors  ($1,000+)

  • Albrecht Family Foundation/Gale Sharpe
  • Charlie and Ginger Alden
  • Mary Ellen and Peter Alden
  • Meredith B. Alden
  • Mark Applebaum
  • Carol Barnett
  • Bruce and Mary Bean
  • James and Susan Berdahl
  • Robert and Pearl Bergad
  • Robert and Mary Brod
  • Barbara Ann Brown
  • Harry Brull and Myra Barrett
  • Philip and Carolyn Brunelle
  • Jeffrey Cadwell
  • Richard Cisek and Kay Fredericks
  • Scott F. Clugston
  • Kent and Dee Ann Crossley
  • Julia W. Dayton
  • Melitta Drechsler
  • Joan Duddingston
  • Susan Feder and Todd Gordon
  • Jorja Fleezanis
  • Jeff Graves and Hyun Mee Graves
  • Carol Heen, Ph.D.
  • Glen Helgeson
  • Louis F. and Kathrine E. Hill
  • Jack and Linda Hoeschler Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
  • Jennifer Howard DeGolia Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Sam Hseng-Hung Hsu
  • Nancy Huart
  • Thelma Hunter
  • Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
  • Barry and Cheryl Kempton
  • Deborah Kermeen and John Grochala
  • Daniel and Constance Kunin
  • Geoffrey Legler
  • Katherine Majkrzak
  • Bonnie Marshall
  • Mike and Kay McCarthy
  • Greg McNeely
  • Medtronic, Inc. Employee Matching Gift Program
  • Evans Mirageas and Thomas Dreeze
  • Alfred P. and Ann M. Moore
  • David Myers
  • John L. Nuechterlein and Daniel R. Monson
  • Louis and Gloria Nuechterlein
  • Gayle and Timothy Ober
  • John and Debbie Orenstein
  • Lawrence M. O’Shaughnessy Family Fund of the Catholic Community Foundation
  • Provident Trust Company
  • David and Judy Ranheim
  • Bill and Susan Sands
  • Gloria and Fred Sewell
  • Steve and Karen Sonnenberg
  • Dan and Ellie Thomas
  • Travelers Employee Matching Gift Program
  • Clara Ueland and Walter McCarthy
  • Don and Joyce Ursin
  • Kathleen van Bergen
  • Tom Voegeli
  • James Wafler
  • George and Elizabeth White
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele

A full list of our contributors is available in our most recent annual report. To find out more about contributing to ACF, please refer to our giving page.