Shannon Institute - Funders

The James P. Shannon Leadership Institute is supported by foundations, corporations, and individuals throughout the United States. With the generous contributions from these supporters, the program is made accessible to leaders serving resource-poor organizations. The following is a current list of foundation and corporate funders to the Institute:

Current Supporters

Past Funders

  • UPS Foundation
  • Otto Bremer Foundation
  • The St. Paul Travelers Foundation
  • Target Corporation
  • Denny Family Fund*
  • The Blandin Foundation
  • Minneapolis Foundation
  • The Northstar Research Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation
  • Oakleaf Foundation*
  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi*
  • Patrick & Aimee Butler Family Foundation*
  • Burdick-Craddick Family Foundation*
  • Frey Family Foundation*
  • George Family Foundation




*Gifts to the James P. Shannon Leadership Fund at The Minneapolis Foundation

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