Your Program Officer Team

Have questions about how our grantmaking works? Meet the experts. Comprised of professionals from wide-ranging disciplines, this team works closely with organizations and leaders across Minnesota to ensure all communities can thrive. This team manages grantmaking for The Saint Paul Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation and other grantmaking programs.

Portrait of Stephanie Battle

Stephanie Battle

Director of Community Impact
stephanie.battle@mnpartners.org
651.325.4236

  • General Human Services
  • Housing
  • Management Improvement Fund
  • Linking Leaders
  • Diversity Endowment Funds
  • African American Futures Initiative
  • Heading Home Minnesota
  • RUSH
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Portrait of Lori Berg

Lori Berg

Program Officer
lori.berg@mnpartners.org
651.325.4230

  • Health Care
  • Mental Health
  • Oral Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Community Building/Civic Engagement
  • Parenting/Family Support
  • William and Connie Carroll Fund
  • Census
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Portrait of Sharon DeMark

Sharon DeMark

Program Officer
sharon.demark@mnpartners.org
651.325.4262

  • Arts/Humanities
  • Disabilities
  • Legal Services
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Older Adults
  • Transportation
  • Lowertown Futures Fund
  • Solidarity MN
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Portrait of Takara Henegar

Takara Henegar

Associate Program Officer
takara.henegar@mnpartners.org
651.325.4211

  • E-16 Education
  • Diversity Endowment Funds
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Portrait of Tiffany Kong

Tiffany Kong

Associate Program Officer
tiffany.kong@mnpartners.org
651.325.4298

  • Out of School Time
  • Management Improvement Fund
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Portrait of Carrie Jo Short

Carrie Jo Short

Director of Community Impact
carriejo.short@mnpartners.org
651.325.4261

  • Workforce Development
  • Business Development
  • Environment/Land Use
  • Katherine B. Andersen Fund
  • MSPWin
  • Mission Investing/Loan Funds
  • East Side Funders Group
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