Ampersand Families has been generously supported by many individual and foundation donors since before we opened, literally.

In the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015 we received funding from these

Generous Foundation Partners







Purple Moon Foundation

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

Charlson Foundation


The voters of Minnesota through a grant from the

Minnesota State Arts  Board,  thanks to a legislative

appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.




WCA Foundation, Paige Department

Mount Sinai Community Foundation

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation


A Gannett Foundation Grant, as recommended by KARE 11

Luther I. Replogle Foundation


Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation

Foundation for the Development of People

Irwin A. Porter Foundation

M&T Charitable Foundation


Giving WoMN $1million in 10 years Celebration

Thank you. Thank you.

Our individual, foundation and corporate donors since 2007

Why choose Ampersand Families?

“My interest in adoption is based on the way that I was raised. I was blessed to be a part of a happy, healthy home.  One of the things my parents instilled in me is that it is not right to just sit back and watch the world wishing for change.  If something is important, […]


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