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