Support MinHua Chorus
Minhua Chorus is an IRS approved, Minnesota registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our financial resources rely on government grants, and generous contributions from local businesses and individuals. Over the years, we have received grants from the Minnesota State Arst Board, Metropolitan Arts Council and University of Minnesota. While we continue to aggressively seek support from the state government agencies and foundations, we also ask for your support.
You can support Minhua Chorus by becoming a member and/or making a donation to Minhua Chorus. Annual membership dues are $100 per year per member. Donations to Minhua Chorus are tax-deductible. Here is one of the easy ways you can help our organization:
If you donate through United Way campaign, you may designate your donation to Minhua Chorus. On the United Way pledge form, check the box for OPTIONAL pledge and write in the amount. Under OTHER write:
501(c)3 Non-Profit, Tax ID 41-1763739
Forms may vary, but you should be able to find rooms to provide above information. If you prefer, you may send your checks, payable to Minhua Chorus, to the above address. We will send you a letter of compliments and proof of your donation, which you may use for your tax return.
The Chinese Heritage Foundation was established, in 2004, by members of the Chinese community of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area of Minnesota, in cooperation with The Minneapolis Foundation, to preserve and promote, through grant making, the understanding of Chinese history, culture, and heritage among all Minnesotans. The inaugural fund, the Chinese Heritage Foundation Fund, is an endowed fund, with grants of income restricted to the Foundation’s funding priorities.
Recognizing that the charitable interests of Chinese families are broad and diverse, individual Donor Advised Funds have been incorporated as part of the Chinese Heritage Foundation.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota (CIUMN) was created in 2008 to promote the study of Chinese language and culture throughout Minnesota. It is a collaborative initiative between the University of Minnesota, the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, and Capital Normal University in Beijing. CIUMN offers Chinese language courses and trainings for Minnesota communities, professional development for Chinese language teachers, and cultural exchanges at all levels. It engages both campus and community partners. It engages both campus and community partners. CIUMN is one of more than 400 Confucius Institutes worldwide. Confucius Institutes are named for the Chinese philosopher known for encouraging deep independent thought and the study of the outside world. CIUMN is a unit of the University�s Global Programs and Strategy Alliance.
2015 Organizational and Individual Donors
Confucius Institute, Kunming Scenery Custom Travel Intl Ltd, Teppanyaki Grill & Supereme Buffet-郑廷贵, 邓治刚会计师事务所,明华中文学校, 育才中文学校, 康乐老人中心, 陈宽车行
Gold (> $1000)
Zhiqun Zhang/Boling Zheng, Anonymous, Lu Ye/Robert Tibetts, Nancy Tang, Sophie Liu/Hans Othmer
Silver ($300 ~ $999)
Anonymous, Yaoqi Joe Liu /Likun Cai, Xie Fenlan/Jay Wettlaufer, Jingchun Wang/Liming Zhang, Jianli Yuan/Tianjun Li, Yi He, Danli Wang/Hongshi Li, Haiyan Zhang/Weili Shen, Jingjing Ma, Jay Lou/Wendi Lou, Julie Wang/Xin Wang, Xiaoming Dong/Changjiang Zheng
Jie Yang/Yanhong Liu, Ming Li/Wei Shen, Zhongyu Chen/Qing Yao, Hongying Jiang, Lihua He, Liangsheng Cheng/Yuhua Liu, Anonymous, Anonymous, Betty Chan
Special In-kind Donors
Jijun He, Shuling Lai, Zhen Zou, Longwu Wu, Sharon Kwan, Nancy Tang, Jingchun Wang
Local Business and Chinese Community Sponsors
Shaw-Lundquist Assoc. Inc
Chinese American Association Minnesota (CAAM)
Teppanyaki Grill & Supreme Buffet
Little Sichuan Restaurant
TC Discount Granite
Tea House Restaurant
Grand Sichuan Restaurant
Legacy Adult Daycare Center
Jay Lou/Wendy Lou
Xin Wang/Julie Wang
Xiaoming Dong/Changjiang Zheng Norris Sun
Flora Yang/James Feng
Ming Li/Wei Shen
Jianling Yuan/Tianjun Li
John Chen/Jean Yao
Zhiyi sha/Lei Liu