Kevin J. Dvorak, president and CEO of the North Dakota Community Foundation, presented grants from the North Dakota Community Foundation’s Unrestricted and Field of Interest Endowment Funds to local organizations yesterday. NDCF Board Member Doug Prchal and Jennifer Rasch also participated in the presentations. Area grantees are:
NDANO - $3,500 - Support the Association’s Education Programs
Ruth Meiers Hospitality House - $5,000 - Beds for the Homeless Campaign Support
UND Center for Family Medicine - $2,500 - Medical Equipment of the Clinic & Diabetes Center
Elgin Public Library - $1,500 - Projector, Screen & Electronic Equipment
New Lepzig-Community Grocery Store - $2,500 - New Freezer for Star Grocery
New England Library - $1,500 - Update Computer Equipment
Marmath Ambulance Service - $3,600 - Two-Way Teleconference Training System
“The North Dakota Community Foundation is pleased to provide this financial support to these important nonprofit organizations as they do the difficult, yet rewarding work of serving the needs of area citizens,” said Dvorak.
The above grants were made from the North Dakota Community Foundation’s Unrestricted and Field of Interest Funds. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. This year the Foundation received over 110 grant requests, and the Board of Directors was able to support 33 of those projects. This year the NDCF and its component funds will make over $2 million in grants all across North Dakota.
“These programs enhance the quality of life for our citizens. We are pleased that these North Dakota Community Foundation grants will allow each of these nonprofit organizations to carry out their missions and touch the lives of those in need,” said NDCF Board Member Doug Prchal.
The North Dakota Community Foundation was organized in 1976. The Foundation was formed as an efficient means of meeting the needs of North Dakota in the educational, charitable, arts, scientific and health areas. It is a public, non-profit tax-exempt corporation which receives and distributes charitable funds to support a wide range of programs which benefit North Dakotans. The Foundation administers charitable endowment and non-endowment funds in both the restricted and unrestricted categories on funds to support a wide range of programs which benefit North Dakotans. The Foundation administers charitable endowment and non-endowment funds in both the restricted and unrestricted categories on behalf of communities, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals.