Thank You to Our Donors

The Arts Partnership is extremely grateful for every donor that supports our ability to fulfill our mission, from the Tri-Cities to businesses to the many individuals who #SupportLocalArt each year. 

These lists represent donors over the prior 12 months and are updated in January and July.

All our donors are important to us. Our individual donor list below represents donors from the 2021 calendar year. If you donated in 2021 but do not see your name listed, please contact us.

Government Support

The Cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo support the City Arts Partnership Grants program, while the North Dakota Council on the Arts provides institutional support.

Business Supporters

$40,000 and above

Local and regional businesses and foundations support our programs and general operations with significant monetary support or its equivalent in the form of in-kind donations.

Thanks to West Acres, which underwrites Aptitude, our artist studios located in the mall.

$10,000 – $39,999

$2,500 – $9,999

Employee Matching Funds

$250 – $2,499

* denotes in-kind donation

Individual Supporters

$5,000 – $9,999

Julie Blehm
Shirley and Bob Montgomery

$2,500 – $4,999

David Hasbargen and Wayne Zimmerman
Dan Leeaphon and Laura Fulop
Kathleen Neugebauer

$1,000 – $2,499

Julie Burgum
Melissa Burkland and Grant Syverson
Jim and Cheri Buus
Tom and Georgia Dawson
Dayna Del Val and Mazz Marry
Jodi and Gary Duncan
Sally McCravey and Phillip Henry
Tracey and Richard Moorhead
Shirley Nelson
Kendra and Matt O’Brien
Muriel and Joe Richardson
William Roden
Robert and Nancy Schlomann
Carol and Brad Schlossman
Scott Seiler
Ellen and Rod Shafer
Judith and Stephen Spellman
Sue Spingler
Shyla and Josh Thompson
Steve Yie

$500 – $999

Dr. Thomas and Jane Ahlin
Ann Beebe
Patricia and Burton Belknap
Linda Boyd
Betsy and Jon Ewen
Beth Heller
Gwen Hoberg and Bruce Ringstrom, Jr.
Earnest Lamb
Danica McDonald
Christi McGeorge
Tim and Anne McLarnan
Roger Minch
Lauris Molbert
Austin Morris
Rhonda and Bernie Ness
Jon and Marie Offutt
Michael and Martha Olsen
Jeffrey Robinson
Melissa Tomlinson and Rachel Asleson
Kia and Carl Trout
Jane Winston and Roger Grimm
Ene and Nick Vogel

$250 – $499

Steve and Amy Baenen
Cynthia and David
Chad and Julie Belch
John Britton
David Clardy
Michael and Sheryl
Clare and Marv Degerness
Jan Feder
Noah Ford-Dunker
Margaret Gaynor
Zhimin Guan
Bill and Marilyn Guy
Brian Hayer
Teri-Lee and Evan James
Michael Lochow
Brandi Malarkey *
Ron and Sue Miller
Martha Moore
Susan and Daniel Pederson
Robert and Nancy
Erika Serquina
Karen Stoker
Sandy Thiel
Kia and Carl Trout
Jeff Walkinshaw
Jeff Walkowski and
     Jeff Wyant

$150 – $249

Valerie Axt
Margie and Richard Bailey
Ann Beebe
Ann Braaten
Eloise Breikjern
Jane Linde Capistran
Shelly and Ron Carlson
Charlie and Helen
Sally Harmon
Mitch Hoffart and 
     Karen Olsen
Charlie and Mary Johnson
Maureen and Martin
Tim and Nancy Kelly
Lori and Hardy Koenig
Angelique Kube and
     Brady Scribner
Barry and Sandra Kutzer
Michal and Chuck Lang
Tim Mahoney
Danica McDonald
Gene and Rennitta
Jamie Parsley
Larry Peterson and 
     Mary Struck
Davis Scott
Anne Thurmer
Lynn Tkachuck
Rooth Varland and
     Sigurd Johnson
Anne Zarling

$75 – $149

Brad and Sue Bachmeier
David and Mary Batcheller
Alyson and Mark Bjornstad
Matthew Brunsvold
Pam Burns
Andrew Byrnes
Rose and Travis Dunn +
Jay Evans
Jeremiah Gard
Dianne and Gregory
     Gibb ++
Nikki Gullickson
David Hamilton and Bernie
Paul Hegland
Joan Justesen
James Konrady ++
Shirley Leiphon
Colleagues at Modern
     Climate ++
Michael Olson
Sara Owens Granger
Jennifer Paulsrud
Lynne and Curtis Penney
Janet Peterson
Joni Janz Peterson
Ron and Nancy Saeger
Kay Shwarzwalter and
     Paul Gleye
Gary and Yvonne Smith
John and Sherri Stern
Jack Yakowicz

Under $75

Matt and Bridgette
Susan and Reid Curtis
Jennifer Donahue
Meridee Erickson-Stowman
Chuck and Kristi
     Fremstad ++
Becky Gilbertson
Debra Haarsager
Paul Harris and
     LuAnn Hagel
Katie and Mathew
Amy and Tim Johnson
Ryan Jonasson
Tamara Kapaun
Jason Jundt ++
Mari Krag ++
Joe Larson and
     Charles Jordan
Janelle Leiseth
Judy Lewis
Laetitia Mizero Hellerud
Naomi Nakamoto and
     Terry Adams
Jon and Marie Offutt
Nicholas Porbansky ++
Birgit Pruess
Elizabeth Raile
Paul Richard ++
Thomas and Ann Riley
Jaime Westbrook ++
Carl Wichman
Casey Wollschlaeger ++


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