Cookie Cart

Mission Statement

Cookie Cart’s mission is to provide teens with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in urban nonprofit bakeries.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In 2019, Cookie Cart engaged 304 teens in 45,135 hours of job experience, job readiness workshops and community engagement. Within those programming hours, youth were to accomplish the following programming activities: 154 teens completed Foundations training, 109 engaged in Leadership training, 104 attended Bright Futures training focused on job search, resume preparation and interview skills, 157 completed Customer Service training, 134 attended Financial Literacy training, 109 achieved an industry skills certification.
Current Goals In 2020, Cookie Cart will engage 300 teens in 45,000 hours of hands-on work experience, classroom work readiness training, and community engagement in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Activity goals for both the Minneapolis and Saint Paul program sites for 2020 includes 150 teens will participate in Foundations training, 95 will engage in Leadership training, 95 will attend Bright Futures training, 150 will complete Customer Service training, 150 will attend Financial Literacy training, and 105 will obtain an industry-recognized credential.
Community or Constituency Served Teens ages 15 to 18
Geographic Area Served North Minneapolis, Saint Paul's East Side

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 05/25/2018

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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1119 West Broadway
Minneapolis , MN 55411
Phone: 612-521-0855

General Information

Alternative Name: The Cookie Cart
EIN: 41-1866804
Principal Staff: Matt Halley
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 17
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 300
Ruling Year: 1997


Board Chair: James Altman
Number of Board Members: 18
Board Meetings with Quorum: 8
Average Member Attendance: 15.5

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