Courtenay Community Fund

About the Courtenay Community Fund

The Courtenay Community Fund was established in 2017 by Geronimo Energy to benefit the communities near the Courtenay Wind Farm, located near Courtenay, North Dakota. The fund will provide grants to nonprofit and community projects and programs for up to 20 years. A local Advisory Committee will make grant recommendations once or twice a year. For details and to apply for a grant, please choose the Apply for a Grant tab.

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Geronimo Energy funds the charitable component of the Courtenay Wind Farm in North Dakota

Advisory Committee

Tiffiney Dick
Marcia Bollingberg
Keith Mitchell
Darold Soupir
Terry Schoeler


Email the Courtenay Community Fund

Advisory Committee:

Tiffiney Dick - (701) 269-9734

Marcia Bollingberg - (701) 320-8783

Terry Schoeler - (701) 320-8359

Keith Mitchell - (701) 320-8850

Darold Soupir - (701) 309-0016

North Dakota Community Foundation:

Kara Geiger - (701) 222-8349

Granting Guidelines 

  • Grants shall be awarded only to those organizations designated by the IRS Code as 501(c)(3) non-profit tax exempt groups, or government agencies. No grants shall be made to individuals.
  • Grants shall be awarded to organizations that serve the citizens residing within a 25 mile radius of Courtenay, ND.
  • Grants to religious organizations will be limited to those activities which are non-denominational and serve the entire community.
  • Applications shall be available online at, or by contacting a committee member.
  • Applications shall be due by April 30. If all funds are not awarded in the spring, the Committee may hold another grant round later in the year.

Funding Priorities 

High Priority 

  • Projects or programs that benefit a greater number of residents
  • Requests that demonstrate applicant will seek or has secured other funding sources

Low Priority 

  • Requests for operating funds or day-to-day expenses
  • Requests for multiple-year funding

Deadline: April 30

New for 2019 and Beyond:

We made it easy for you to apply online for a grant!

Step 1 - Review

Review the grant guidelines above to make sure your organization qualifies.

Step 2 - Register

Create an account on our Grant Portal. You will need your organization’s name, EIN, and executive officer's name. Be sure to write down your user name (email address) and password.

Step 3 – Complete Your Application

After registering or logging in, you will arrive at the application section. Click “Apply” to the right of the grant program to which you wish to apply. If you do not see your desired grant program on the list, contact our office. You will be able to save your application and return later to complete it.

Click here for more detailed instructions and tips for using our online grant system (PDF).