Institutional Donors

Northern Clay Center is always interested in speaking with other grant makers, including family foundations, who may be interested in supporting Northern Clay Center’s general operations or other specific areas of our programming.  Please contact NCC’s director, Sarah Millfelt, at 612.339.8007 x302 or for more information.

The following institutional donors provide general operating support, project grants, and in-kind support for NCC programs:

Ameriprise Financial
BNSF Foundation
Boss Foundation
Harlan Boss Foundation for the Arts
The Boss Foundation
Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation
Code Creative Services
Continental Clay Company
Constance Mayeron Cowles and Charles Fuller Cowles Foundation
Authur T. Erickson Foundation
General Mills Foundation
Walter McCarthy and Clara Ueland
    through the Greystone Foundation
John L. and Catherine J. Hill Charitable Gift Fund
Jerome Foundation
Lacoste Gallery
The McKnight Foundation
Minneapolis Craft Market
​Minneapolis Jewish Federation
Minnesota State Arts Board’s Arts Access Fund
Minnesota State Arts Board’s Arts Learning Fund



Peregrine Capital Management
Printing Enterprises, Inc.
Prospect Creek Foundation
RBC Foundation-USA
Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation
Riverland Bank
Robert Steinman Family Charitable Foundation
Smith-Sharpe Fire Brick Supply
Soup-It-Up for Kids, Inc.
Harriet and Edson Spencer Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation
John A. & Karen J. Meslow Charitable Fund
     through the Stablish Foundation
R.E. Swager Family Foundation
Target Foundation
Thorpe Family Foundation
TRAX Gallery
The United Arts Fund, a program of COMPAS
US Bancorp Foundation
Veto Design
Archie D and Bertha H Walker Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Windgate Charitable Foundation

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, a grant from Wells Fargo.

Northern Clay Center is a recipient of a Google Grants award. The Google Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google's philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy and the arts. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords.