MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2002--Twenty-six arts and
cultural non-profit organizations in the Twin Cities are receiving
more than $600,000 in contributions from the U.S. Bancorp Foundation.
Arts and cultural organizations make a major contribution to our
community and quality of life, said John Murphy, Minnesota State
Chairman, U.S. Bank.
U.S. Bank values the work of these fine
organizations and is proud to support them.
The U.S. Bancorp Foundation is contributing a total of $647,500 in
grants to the following nonprofits:
American Composers Forum Children's Theatre Company
COMPAS, Inc. The Dale Warland Singers
Guthrie Theater and Foundation Illusion Theater
Jungle Theater The Loft Literary Center
MacPhail Center for the Arts Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Children's Museum Minnesota News Council
Minnesota Opera Company Minnesota Orchestral Association
Minnesota Public Radio Minnesota Zoo Foundation
Northern Clay Center Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Schubert Club Science Museum of Minnesota
Stepping Stone Theatre for Ten Thousand Things Theater Company
Youth Development Theatre De La Jeune Lune
Twin Cities Public Television Walker Art Center
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets in excess of $165 billion, is
the 8th largest financial services holding company in the United
States. The company operates 2,147 banking offices and 4,929 ATMs, and
provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance,
investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key
banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their
inconvenience. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of Firstar Bank and
U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com and Firstar
Bank at firstar.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp
Amy Frantti, 612/973-2431
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION/RADIO
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
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