Thank you to our donors

The BrandLab’s mission is dependent on others to make change real. And a huge factor in realizing our dream of more diversity and representation is funding. We give our sincerest thanks to each and every one of our partners who support our efforts through donations that help fulfill our promise.

The following donations were received between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

Agency Donors

Champions ($20,000+):  Barkley, Bernstein-Rein, Edelman, ICF Olson, MMGY, Ovative/group, Weber Shandwick (Chicago)

Partners ($10,000-$19,999): Fleishman Hillard, Intouch Solutions, Sullivan Higdon & Sink, The Sandbox Agency, Zeus Jones

Friends ($5,000-$9,999): BBDO, BD’D, Carmichael Lynch, Celarity, Colle McVoy, Current Marketing, DEG, Dimensional Innovations, ingredient, JNA Advertising, KNOCK, inc., McCann Minneapolis, mono, Periscope, Sapient Razorfish, The Lacek Group, Trozzolo Communications, VML, Weber Shandwick (Twin Cities), Wunderman, Yamamoto

Additional Supporters ($1-$4,999): Antenna, Beehive Strategic Communications, broadhead., Ciceron, Clockwork, Fallon, Fame, Fast Horse, Force Multiply, Friends & Neighbors, FRWD, Fusion Hill, Horizontal, Integration, LEVEL, Maccabee Public Relations, Magnet 360, MarketingLab, Martin Williams, Mirum, Morsekode, Neka Creative, Nina Hale, Inc., Padilla, PMH, Preston Kelly, Schermer, SixSpeed, StoneArch Creative, Tunheim, Words at Work

Corporate and Foundation Donors

Champions ($20,000+): 3M, Best Buy, General Mills, H&R Block, Land O’Lakes, Inc., Post, Social Venture Partners, Target, UnitedHealth Group

Partners ($10,000-$19,999): Cargill, F.R. Bigelow Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation, SPS Commerce, Youthprise

Friends ($1-$9,999): Allianz, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, C.H. Robinson, Deluxe, Garmin, Mall of America, Staley Family Foundation, The McKnight Foundation, Wells Fargo

Individual and Community Donors

Fearless Donor Club ($5,000+): 4A’s, Ann Simonds, Kevin & Cathy DiLorenzo, Martha Campbell, Barry Wolfish, Anonymous, Spiwe Jefferson, Mark Addicks & Tom Hoch

Fearless Donor Club ($1,000-$4,999): Guthrie Theater, Walker Art Center, Barry Westrum, Gary Johnson, Janey Winterbauer, Katie Arnold, Lili Hall, Mark Derks, Peter Abein, Ellen Walthour, Raquel Melo, Rosalind Chevreuil, Steve Wehrenberg, Michael Caguin, Christine Fruechte, Mike Lescarbeau, Sonya Roberts, Amy Von Walter

Fearless Donor Club ($500-$999): GiveMN, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Mima Twin Cities, Brian Gioielli, Brian Lawrence, Christian Erickson, Dion Hughes, Elliot Payne, Eric Erickson, Erik Voge, Jennifer Bastian, John Arnold, Jorg Pierach, Katerine Dalager, Lisa Hannum, Lonnie McQuirter, Melinda Batz, Neil White, Richard Butwinick, Sean Irwin, Sue Kruskopf, Taylor Harris, Tina Sherman, Brenna Smithson, Leah Lawrence, Alfredo Martel

Friends ($100-$499): Pollen Midwest, Alex Mallinger, Arturo Mendiola, Bill Hart, Cathy and Jerry Sabath, Christopher Knoedler, Creighton King, Dan Horan, Danika Hoffmann, Dorion Taylor, Emily Ronning, Eric & Beth Hillman, Heather Olson, Jeanine Ronning, Jennifer Van Zandt, Julie Koepsell, Karen Deustch, Karen Wilson Thissen, Kelly Bent, Kevin Quinlan, Linda Valentine, Loran Meccia, Lorenz Esguerra, Mailee Yang, Naaima Khan, Richard Lawrence, Steve Peckham, Susan Hagstrom, Thomas Jollie, Will Schnabel, Lindsay Bacher, Jim Rein, Jacob Nassif, Kelsey Brown, Robert and Elizabeth Weil, Rose Wolfson, The William & Rebecca White Family Fund, Community Shares of Minnesota Campaign Management, Ashley Adkison, Barton Reed, Brian Reid, Debbie and Gene Gioielli, Jay Miller, Todd Paulson

Additional Supporters ($1-$99):  Noah Reister, Alex Gunderson, AmazonSmile, Amber Young, Megan Ireland, Shamelah Hampton, General Mills, Amaro Marlon, Andrea Blakely, Dustin Bardon, Hannah Burchill, Helen Kouba, Ingrid Sabah, Jarell Skinner-Roy, Jennie Kim, John Michniak, Karis Pryor, Lindsay Vargas, Maggie Pawlenty, Nick Hoverstad, Carl Swanson, Clare O’Neill, Der Yang, Elise Hawkins, Kathryn Gingrich, Marina Gazel, Stacey Amo, Alison Clark, Amelia Colwell-Reedy, Aneela Idnani, Caitlin Metzel, Casey Gioielli, Christopher Austin, Dan Jaker, Don Simon, Jeanny Macasio, Mackenzie O’Keefe, Michelle Hum, Sophie Pilhofer, Stacy Opitz, Suzanne Oh, Alice Lieberman, Anders Hopkins, Barry Epstein, Beth Klakoski, Brianna Gallet, Courtney Algeo, Dan Brandt, Daniel Tyler, Jonathan Erredge, Lisa Elsenbast, Mark Beyersdorf, Martha Tobin, Matthew Hart, Meghan McCormick, Nehwoen Luogon, Paul Fritscher, Sarah and Kirk Martin, Tim Brunelle, William Olive, Lisen Stoa, Peter & Lynn Mallinger, Tracey Snyder, Paula Patterson, Tracy Steeno, Joanne Brockington, John Hillman, Ka Vang, Best Buy Employee Giving Program, Amanda Bingham, Bruce Winograd, Carmen Kirchhoff, Carol and Brad White, Christina Zajic, Gabriela Lambert, Jane McLean, Jennifer Abbey, Jesse Vasquez, Jonathan Estes, Julia Mann, Julie Scheife, Kelly Corbo, Ken Lawrence, Kris Burns, Kristen Nassif, Kym Carranza-Meurer, Linda Ireland, Lisa Miller, Marie Mallinger, Matt Kucharski, Megan Bellmont, Meghan McInerny, Pashell Johnson, Sarah Johansen, Sarah Zanger, Shandra Tollefson, Shannon Heine, Timothy Lawrence, William Helgeson, Jeremy Kalin, Dan Ruppert-Kan, Kathryn Phelps, C.H. Robinson, Community Health Charities

In-Kind

AdFed, BD’D, Clockwork, Colle McVoy, Gongos, Hot Indian Foods, ICF Olson, LEVEL, MAFEL, microgigantic, Minnesota Timberwolves & Minnesota Lynx, Mirum, Ovative/group, Transform Corp, Walker Art Center, Zeus Jones

Financial Picture

The BrandLab
Income
Individuals: $108,026.03
Agency: $419,764.28
Corporate: $251,775.00
Foundation: $313,250.00
In-Kind: $16,800.00
Event: $4,145.86
Interest/Investments: $205.47

Expenses
Management & General: $79,202.07
Fundraising: $63,461.82
Program: $26,418.31
Classroom: $93,728.64
Internship: $209,981.12
Connect: $110,689.25
Fearless: $113,884.67
Scholarship: $35,883.35

Twin Cities
Income
Individuals: $108,026.03
Agency: $247,298.24
Corporate: $226,775.00
Foundation: $313,250.00
In-Kind: $16,800.00
Event: $2,391.58
Interest/Investments: $205.47

Expenses
Management & General: $71,965.25
Fundraising: $56,304.19
Program: $26,418.31
Classroom: $89,966.75
Internship: $205,865.92
Connect: $109,940.80
Fearless: $112,331.37
Scholarship: $35,509.13

Kansas City
Income
Individuals: -
Agency: $117,466.04
Corporate: $25,000.00
Foundation: -
In-Kind: -
Event: $1,754.28
Interest/Investments: -

Expenses
Management & General: $7,236.82
Fundraising: $6,791.80
Program: -
Classroom: $3,750.71
Internship: $4,115.20
Connect: $748.45
Fearless: $1,492.46
Scholarship: $374.22

New Markets
Income
Individuals: -
Agency: $55,000.00
Corporate: -
Foundation: -
In-Kind: -
Event: -
Interest/Investments: -

Expenses
Management & General: -
Fundraising: $365.83
Program: -
Classroom: $11.18
Internship: -
Connect: -
Fearless: $60.84
Scholarship: -