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With over 17 million listeners nationwide, foundation support goes a long way toward informing, enriching and inspiring people with the content we provide. There are many opportunities for foundations to support American Public Media, be it programming support or vital operating grants.

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Past and present supporters:
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
3M Foundation
General Mills Foundation
Educational Broadcasting Corporation
IBM Corporation
The Cargill Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Deluxe Corporation Foundation
Ecolab Foundation
McGladrey & Pullen, LLP.
U.S. Bancorp Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Xcel Energy
The Kendeda Fund
Blandin Foundation
FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Huss Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Lilly Endowment
Northwest Area Foundation
The Ford Foundation
The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Comer Science & Education Foundation
John Templeton Foundation
The Bush Foundation
The George Family Foundation
The McKnight Foundation
The Poetry Foundation
The Spencer Foundation
The Starr Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Surdna Foundation
Mardag Foundation
McCormick Tribune Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Freeman Foundation
Katherine B. Andersen Fund
MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation
Righteous Persons Foundation
Compton Foundation
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
National Telecommunications & Information Administration
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
State of Minnesota

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