MPR receives anonymous $10 million donation

An anonymous donor has given Minnesota Public Radio and its parent company, American Public Media, a $10 million donation, MPR reported Wednesday. President and CEO John McTaggart told MPR staff that the donor is passionate about classical music ...

An anonymous donor has given Minnesota Public Radio and its parent company, American Public Media, a $10 million donation, MPR reported Wednesday.

President and CEO John McTaggart told MPR staff that the donor is passionate about classical music and music education, MPR reports.

"This is a very special donor who's making a transformative investment to help make those dreams a reality," McTaggart told MPR.

The donation was given without restrictions and will be used to enable digital growth and audience integration in addition to classical music programming, music in schools and marketing, MPR reports.