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MinnPost Festival 2021 Thank You Wall

This year we’re launching the inaugural MinnPost Festival as a new way to bring our audience into a deeper understanding of the people and ideas shaping civic life in this moment. With an amazing lineup of national and local speakers, we’re excited to present a full week of engaging and insightful conversations. We’re immensely grateful to the sponsors, VIP supporters, and donors who have stepped up to help us start this new event and expand the reach of MinnPost’s nonprofit newsroom. A big thank you to you all for backing our work as part of this Festival — VIP supporters and sponsors in boxes and event donors listed.

MinnPost is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations in any amount are crucial to the work of our reporters and keep our coverage free for all — no paywall and no subscriptions.


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   Shavlik Family Foundation  

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Thanks to the following donors who’ve supported MinnPost through the Festival. Want to see your name on this list of public-service journalism champions? Donate now, and we’ll add you.

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Barb Davis

Jan Ormasa & Tom Hiendlmayr
Ray Skowyra & Marianne Short

Diane Bublitz, in memory of Barbara Blomquist
Lois Duffy
Leah Kondes
David Miller
John Sullivan
Allison Moen Wagstrom & Peter Wagstrom
Susan & Terry Wolkerstorfer

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Michael Brott
Lyn Crosby
Joe Duffy
Elizabeth Hinz
Ken Keller & Bonita Sindelir
David Hakensen
Heidi Jedlicka Halvarson
Christine Maefsky
ML Menikheim
Ann Montgomery
Mary Mueller
Susan Peterson
Jacqueline Prince
Jeanne Poppe
Jeff Strate
William Vanderwall
Lori-Anne Williams

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Susan Bordson
Patricia Eldred
Susan Elsner
Nick Minnihan
Gretchen Otto
John Poretti, in memory of Kristin Martha Tillotson
Paula J. Schroeder
Mark Voorhees

Are you listed incorrectly or think your name should be here? Contact Samira Almalhi at, and we’ll get it straightened out. We want to recognize your generous support properly! (Note: The supporters listed above only include those who donated during MinnPost Festival. Our full list of generous donors for 2020 is available here.)

Special thanks to Martha Garcés for her graphic design work above!

MinnPost is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that receives support from donors, members, foundations, advertisers and sponsors. Donors and sponsors that underwrite MinnPost events play no role in determining the content, featured guests or line of questioning.