Our Partners

And Funding Opportunities

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Mississippi Market

We were thrilled to be the “non-profit of the month” for Mississippi Market. Throughout the month of October, 2021, proceeds from bag credits and rounded-up payments go to Sweet Potato Comfort Pie.

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MINNEAPOLIS FOUNDATION

Sweet Potato Comfort Pie partnered with the Minneapolis Foundation. As a recipient of a microgrant, SPCP was able to produce a Week of Healing events during the memorial week of the murder of Mr. George Floyd.

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King Arthur Baking Company

King Arthur baking company has been a generous donor for our initiatives. Over the summer of 2021, they also supplied us with plenty of flour for our Sweet Potato Comfort Pie Jubilee and bake-off!

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YOUTHPRISE

The Mission of Youthprise is to increase equity with and for Minnesota’s indigenous, low-income and racially diverse youth. We have worked with Youthprise on several programs for youth, including the Rose Service Scholar program.

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Bush Foundation

For two years Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ has been selected as a program partner with Bush Foundation’s Bush Connect. Participants from Minnesota, North and South Dakota experience the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ Approach and are provided resources to assist in replicating the process in their own communities. The story circle process of engagement and sharing stories about who they want to recognize with a beautiful Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™.

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Minnesota Humanities Center

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded MHC (Minnesota Humanities Center) a grant to facilitate and host conversations around race and healing after the killings of Philando Castile, Jamar Clark, the shootings in Dallas, Orlando, and Baton Rouge – all within months of each other. Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ was selected to work in partnership with MHC by using the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ Approach – story circle dialogues and the baking of sweet potato pies.

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Lunds & byerlys golden valley

Lunds & Byerly’s Golden Valley Location has partnered with Sweet Potato Comfort Pie from its earliest days, providing ingredients for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. gathering, and other special events.

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Breck School

Breck is hosting and providing extensive support for the 2021 annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday of Service.

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The Golden Valley Community Foundation

With a grant from Golden Valley Community Foundation, Rose McGee expanded the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ project.

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Calvary Lutheran Church

Pies made for most Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ responses are done in the certified kitchen of Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley.

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Fredrikson & Byron

Frederikson & Byron has generously provided extensive pro bono legal support, as well as funding for special projects.

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THANK YOU!

Our partners are essential ingredients in the Sweet Potato Pie mission. Thank you for all you do as we work hard to cook up a better world together.