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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

Tiffany Kong

Associate Program Officer

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

Carrie Jo Short

Director of Community Impact

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