The North Dakota Community Foundation has awarded $150,283 in grants from its Statewide Greatest Needs (Unrestricted) Fund to 36 organizations across the state working to improve the quality of life for state residents.
Kevin J. Dvorak, President and CEO of the North Dakota Community Foundation will be delivering the grant checks in northwestern North Dakota on Tuesday, October 10 according to the schedule below. NDCF Development Director John Heinen of Dickinson will also participate in the presentations.
The NDCF Board of Directors reviewed and discussed 171 grant applications at their meeting in September to make the determination of awards.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – Western North Dakota 8:00 am MT Location: Killdeer Area Ambulance Service (25 High Street, Killdeer) Grant: Killdeer Area Ambulance – $3,800 for CPR Manikins 11:45am CT Location: Family Crisis Center (421 34th St, Williston) Grant: Family Crisis Center – $3,175 for Computers 3:45pm CT Location: Grenora School (402 Robinson St) Grant: Grenora Foundation – $5,000 for Playground Equipment.
Established in 1976, the NDCF is a public, non-profit tax-exempt corporation which receives and distributes charitable funds to support a wide range of programs that benefit North Dakotans. It currently manages over $70 million in assets in over 600 component funds, including local community foundations, agency endowment funds, donor-advised funds, and scholarships. It has made over $65 million in grants since its inception with the mission of improving the lives of North Dakota citizens and their communities through charitable giving and promoting philanthropy.