Every year, the Chatfield Center for the Arts relies on the generous philanthropy of our neighbors to raise 32% of its operating budget through individual donors and corporate sponsors. Join us in weaving a resilient tapestry of vibrant economic growth and a rich quality of life in southeastern Minnesota.

 
 

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Your donation allows us to bring vibrancy and inspiration to life in southeastern Minnesota. We offer year-round programs that build bridges between cultural, history and community by creating, experiencing, and participating in the arts.

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Circle of Friends

The CCA's Circle of Friends include families and businesses that have accepted the challenge to foster sustainability with a 10-year pledge of a $500 annual gift to the support operations of the arts center.

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2016 Circle of Friends

Thank you to our Circle of Friends members who in 2016 committed to an annual contribution of $500 or more in support of the mission of the Chatfield Center for the Arts.

Terry & Jennifer Bradt • ŸSara & Joseph Chase • ŸAllan & Victoria Dietz • ŸJim & Carla Gallina • ŸLynn & Charles Harstad • ŸTom Hilgren & Robyn Loewen • ŸMichael & Marj Martin • ŸMatt & Therese Opat • ŸStephen & Sherry Paynic • ŸJoel & Julie Young


2016 Partners & Donors

Thank you to our additional partners and donors, who in 2016, made a gift of $500 or more in support of the mission of the Chatfield Center for the Arts.

Alan C. Anderson Chartered, CPA • ŸCharles & Vonnie Aug • ŸMolly & Sue Baum • ŸJohn & Cindy Benike • ŸFrederic W. Cook & Co. Inc • ŸDennis & Alice Ann Gastineau • ŸF&M Community Bank • ŸJohn & Janice Finnegan • ŸEdward Graskamp • ŸTodd & Brenda Johnson • ŸCraig Manahan • ŸMolly-Jake Alumni Fund (Brian & Stacy Baum) • ŸCarl & Verna Schmidt Foundation • ŸMary & Jason Schwarz • ŸFred & Mary Suhler • ŸF. Mike & Gina Tuohy

We also thank those that gave up to $500 in 2016. All gifts make a difference and enrich life in the Chosen Valley through the support of our activities which bring art, culture and history to life for our community.

Carol Aylsworth • ŸRichard & Jennee Bakken • ŸMartin F. Fahje • ŸMichael Fischer • ŸDave Hinck • ŸSharon Kaufman • ŸNew Line Mechanical • ŸTiffany Strande • ŸRosie Seegmiller • ŸDennis & Ruth Stephens


Prior to 2016 Partners & Donors

The community has been rising to the occasion to breathe life into and foster the sustainability of the Chatfield Center for the Arts. Thank you to all of those who have given gifts - large and small, cash and in-kind - to make the vision a reality.

Foundations & Grants
Arlin C. Falck Foundation • ŸCarl & Verna Schmidt Foundation • ŸChosen Valley Community Foundation • ŸMinnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants • ŸSam’s Club Foundation • ŸSoutheast Minnesota Arts Council • ŸSouthern Minnesota Initiative Foundation • ŸUSDA Small Cities Development Program

Area Businesses & Organizations
Chatfield American Legion • ŸChatfield Ambulance Services • ŸChatfield Booster Club • ŸChatfield Commercial Club • ŸChatfield Community Choir • ŸChatfield Economic Development Authority • ŸChatfield Firefighters Activities Association • ŸChatfield Public Schools • ŸChatfield VFW • ŸCity of Chatfield • CountyLine Bootleg Liquor • ŸF&M Community Bank • ŸJames Brogan (Creative Hardwood Floors) • ŸLeague of Minnesota Cities • ŸManahan Machine Shop • ŸMeridian Lodge #25 • ŸStrongwell Corporation Chatfield Division • ŸThe Hangman, Inc. • ŸTuohy Furniture Corporation • ŸValley Design • ŸValspar Paint Corporation • ŸWit’s End Theatre

Families & Individuals
Norma Aarsvold • ŸElizabeth Atkinson • ŸMolly & Sue Baum • ŸTerry & Jennifer Bradt • ŸDorothy Chase • ŸClass of 1958 • ŸRobert Coe Memorial • ŸAllan & Victoria Dietz • ŸDr. Julie Elder • ŸHarley Flathers • ŸDr. Don & Becky Hainlen • ŸFranklin & Bonnie Kottschade•  Les & Reyne Knutson • ŸJoseph & Linda Lindsey • James & Joan Martin • Michael & Marj Martin • ŸMatt & Therese Opat • Ÿ Margorie Scott • ŸRobert Siegel • ŸJill Sletten • Bob & Signa Sorenson • Lorajean Vrieze Spencer Estate • ŸF. Mike & Gina Tuohy • ŸJoel & Julie Young • ŸMary J. Whalan • ŸRon & Sue Zeigler

In-kind Gifts
Linda Mitchie & Christian Hendrie • ŸPathfinder CRM, Inc. • ŸWSN Architects • ŸFillmore County Sentence to Serve • ŸCity of Kasson