The Philanthropy 50 2009 Gift Profile: Caroline Amplatz

The Philanthropy 50 2009 Gift Profile: Caroline Amplatz 1

50 million dollar gift to MMF

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50 million dollar gift to MMF

Caroline Amplatz: $50-million

Beneficiary: Minnesota Medical Foundation

Donor’s background: Ms. Amplatz is a lawyer in Golden Valley, Minn.

Ms. Amplatz pledged $50-million to the Minnesota Medical Foundation, in Minneapolis, to support the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. The hospital is scheduled to open in 2011. The pledge will be paid over 12 years.

Ms. Amplatz made the