Our Mission

The mission of Coffee House Press is to publish exciting, vital, and enduring authors of our time; to delight and inspire readers; to contribute to the cultural life of our community; and to enrich our literary heritage. By building on the best traditions of publishing and the book arts, we produce books that celebrate imagination, innovation in the craft of writing, and the many authentic voices of the American experience.

Help Support Good Books

Funders

Coffee House Press is a nonprofit literary publishing house. Support from private foundations, corporate giving programs, government programs, and generous individuals helps make the publication of our books possible. To you and our many readers around the world, we gratefully acknowledge your vital and continuing support. We are pleased to acknowledge our supporters between September 1, 2014 and September 1, 2015 below.

Corporations, Foundations, and Government

$50,000 and above

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to the legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota.

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$10,000 – $49,999

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a 2013 ADA Access Improvement Grant administered by VSA Minnesota for the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

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$1,000 – $9,999

Alexander Family Fund
Elmer & Eleanor Andersen Foundation
David & Mary Anderson Family Foundation
Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation
Buuck Family Foundation
Carolyn Foundation
Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
GiveMN
The Nash Foundation
Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth
US Bank
Archie D. & Bertha H. Walker Foundation
Woessner Freeman Family Foundation

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$999 and under

Bookmobile
Penguin Group
The Wells Fargo Foundation of Minnesota
Mead Witter Foundation, Inc.

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Publisher’s Circle

PC Platinum ($10,000 and above)

Anonymous
Jeffrey Sugerman & Sarah Schultz
Mary Ebert & Paul Stembler

PC Gold ($5,000 – $9,999)

Nan G. & Stephen C. Swid
Patricia Beithon
Bill Berkson & Connie Lewallen

PC Silver ($2,500 – $4,999)

The Buuck Family Foundation
Chris Fischbach & Katie Dublinski
Ken Kahn & Susan Dicker
Mary & Malcolm McDermid
Marc Porter & James Hennessy
E. Thomas Binger & Rebecca Rand Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Patricia Tilton
Woessner Freeman Family Foundation / Warren D. Woessner and Iris C. Freeman

PC Bronze ($1,000 – $2,499)

Sue Allen
Claire Casey
Louise Copeland
Jane Dalrymple-Hollo
Sally French
Jocelyn Hale & Glenn Miller
Nor Hall & Roger Hale
Isabel & Steve Keating
Kenneth Koch Literary Estate
Dean & Kathryn Koutsky
Sarah Lutman & Rob Rudolph
Carol & Aaron Mack
George & Olga Mack
Joshua Mack
Gillian McCain
Sjur Midness & Briar Andresen
Peter Nelson & Jennifer Swenson
Jeffrey & Lea Scherer
John Sjoberg & Jean Hagen
Stu Wilson & Mel Barker
Margaret & Angus Wurtele

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Individual Donations

Cobalt ($500 – $999)

Emil & Marion Angelica
Anitra Budd & Carol Roth
The Archer Bondarenko Munificence Fund
Katharine Freeman
Hans Gallas & Vishwa Marwah
Randy Hartten & Ron Lotz
Carl & Heidi Horsch
Cinda Kornblum
Ron & Pat Padgett
Julie Schaper & Steve Horwitz
Marla Stack
Karen Tei Yamashita
Joanne Von Blon
Betty Jo Zander & Dave Kanatz

Copper ($100 – $499)

Anonymous (3)
Allan Appel
Douglas Armato
Elizabeth & Tom Boyd
Lee Briccetti
Edward Casey & Ellen Joyner Casey
Beverly Celotta
Michael Coffey
Douglas and Wendy Dayton Foundation
Holly Denis
Christine Di-Lapi
Elaine Equi & Jerome Sala
Roger & Janis Fischbach
Donna Fisher
Peg Flanagan
Laurie Foos
Pam Gagnon
Dobby & Kathy Gibson
Jessica Hagedorn
Patricia Hampl
James Hanson
Howard & Nicole Haugh
Jennifer Haugh
Randall Heath
Al & Dorie Heinen
Judy Helfand
Lolita Hernandez
Annamary Herther
Greg Hewett & Tony Hainault
Bob Holman
Amy Hubbard
Laird Hunt & Eleni Sikelianos
Ardes Johnson
Leslie Johnson
T. Geronimo Johnson
Suzzanne Kelley
Claire Kirch
Rena Kornblum & Joseph Schmitt
Peggy Korsmo-Kennon & Michael Kennon
May Kuroiwa
Kathryn Kysar
Linda LeClair
Marc Lempert
Jeffrey Lependorf
Peter Loewenson
Jack Marshall & Naomi Schwartz
Harry & Marie Mathews
Fiona McCrae
Jean McDermid
Maggie McLetchie
Margo Mead & Robert Gerstein
Michael & Naomi Nadelberg
James T. & Miyuki Nichols
Francine & Tim O’ Brien
Susan Oppenheim & Frieda Gardner
Lon Otto & Kathleen D. McKown
Felix Philips & Ann Shanedling Phillips
Charlie Quimby & Susan Cushman
Janna Rademacher
Mike Rollin
Alex Rosenstein & Margot Sands
Sam Savage
Patricia Schaffer
Jamie Schwesnedl
Gail See
Matthew Semanoff & Jessica Weltman
Motoyuki & Hitomi Shibata
Alyson Sinclair
Erik & Robin Skarstad
A.B. & Karen Spellman
Emily Anne Staples Tuttle Fund
Roslyn Stendahl & Richard Stone
Adam & Mikala Stewart
Elizabeth & William F. Swanson
Robin Swid
Liz Van Hoose
Paul Von Drasek
Robert & Susan Warde
Gabriele Werffeli
Gregory & Ellen Weyandt
Lani Willis

Mercury ($99 and under)

Anonymous (4)
Nicole Andonov
Joseph Barbato
Susan Barber
Kate Barr
Ruth Berger
Madeline Betsch
Megan Bowden & Justin McQuaig
Ed Bowes
Sarah & Matt Caflisch
Gary Carlson
Alyse Carpenter
Nick & Erin Caster
Mary Louise Clary
Patrick Coleman
Community Bookstore
Dorothy Cottrell
Neal Cuthbert & Louise Robinson
Joan Danylak
Patricia Davis
Gary Dop
David & Mary Doty
Ruth Dukelow
Jonathan Dunkle
Kelly Everding & Eric Lorberer
Bradley Failor
Anastasia Faunce & Dean Arnold
Elliot Figman
Margaret Fox
Nancy Fushan
Megan Grennan
Judith Guest
Charles Haas
Peter Heege
Scott Helmes
Andrea Herbst
Karen Hering
William Johnston
Christina Jones
Gladys Justin Carr
A.F & K.A Keenan
Deborah Keenan
Shannon & Cyril Kennedy
Dave & Jen Kennedy-Logan
Pamela Klinger-Horn
Jessica Knight
Josh Leventhal
Joel & Fern Levin
Rinehardt Linmark
Lisa Lucas
Elissa Mann
Jennifer Manion
Elizabeth Mann
Chris Martin
Diane Matza
Mary Matze
Robert Moskowitz
Janice Muir
James A. Mullin & Franchelle C. Mullin
Kadzi Mutizwa
Becky Norine
Bob & Nancy Olds
Glen Pangle
Henry Patino
Jay Peterson
Bao Phi
Daniel Ralston
Michael Rockland
Paul L & Norma J Rose
Tom & Gwynn Rosen
Amos Rosenbloom & Marsha McDonald
Randall Rupp
Selah Saterstrom
Andrea & Joseph Satter
Julie Schumacher & Lawrence Jacobs
Nancy & Steve Shapiro
Joseph & Sally Snyder
Lauren & Seth Snyder Harr
Lynn Speaker-Epping
Lisa Udel
Camille Verzal
Heather Von Itter
Anna Waggener
Sherri West & John MacDonald
Ardis Wexler
Daniel J. & Carol Shiner Wilson
Marjorie Wilson