Dickinson Area Community Foundation: Serving the Area For Years to Come

OUR MISSION: To improve the quality of life for residents through charitable giving and philanthropy to make a lasting and beneficial investment in the Dickinson Area. OUR VISION: Promote Philanthropy, receive and manage charitable gifts, invest in wide-ranging program that promote economic and social well-being of area residents.

Our role as committee members is to network with area service organizations and government, marketing the mission of the foundation, drawing gifts to the foundation, all with the goal to grow the permanent fund and make it a great resource for the community.

Advisory Committee members are:

Linda Steve (VP) Russ Schank Jordan Selinger (Chair) Danita Tysver Denise Steinbach (Sec) Suzi Sobolik Laurie Strommen Rachel Logan, Dawn Reisenauer

QUESTIONS: dickinsonacf@gmail.com

For questions regarding services of the NDCF contact John Heinen NDCF Development Director for Western, ND at (701) 590-4614 or john@ndcf.net

HELPING US BUILD THE FUND: In order for the fund to have a bigger impact in the community, we invite those in the region to make some sort of a gift. Please refer to the "other information" tab for a brochure to find out more. Or please call one of us on the committee. We would be happy to answer any questions.

GRANT AWARDS EVENT May 3rd

The committee will be presenting grants at a gathering May 3rd.

PRE-GRANT WATCH LIST ENTRY

Use this form to tell us (the committee) about your organization any time of year. We will put you on our radar. We keep a list of various organizations and funding needs so along-side our endowment granting, if and when we find funding sources that match your mission, we can make a connection and augment any DACF grants you may be getting. This is not the formal grant request process. Formal grant requests from April 1st to May 15th are submitted by filling out the GRANT APPLICATION FORM BELOW.

TO SUBMIT PRE-GRANT WATCH LIST INFORMATION  CLICK HERE

 

GRANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED APRIL 1st to MAY 15th

GRANT CRITERIA:

Grants shall be awarded only to those organizations designated by the IRS as 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt groups, or government agencies. Contact the committee at the email below if you need a fiscal sponsor.

Grants to religious organizations shall be limited to those activities which are non-sectarian and serve the entire community. ie. food pantry

Extensions may be granted and additional grant application deadlines may be added at the discretion of the Advisory Committee.

Approved grant requests may be funded in full or partially, at the discretion of the Advisory Committee.

Requests for grants or scholarships for individuals will NOT be considered.

Requests for operating funds or day-to-day expenses will receive a lower priority.

Requests for projects or programs that serve a greater number of community residents will receive higher priority.

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.

GRANT AWARDS: Released as Grants are Given

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Dickinson Area Community Foundation (DACF) is assisting the Friendship Park project committee with marketing, fundraising coordination, donor gift planning, and donor stewardship.  Please find information below to request more information from the project committee or make a gift by sending a check to the address below OR credit card via SECURE ONLINE GIFT. Online gifts can be set up as one-time or monthly. Specify the type of gift "Project" or "Endowment for 40% Tax Credit". Project funds are used immediately to build the playground, the endowment earnings will be used for upgrading or maintaining the playground year to year. Endowment gifts qualify for 40% tax credit. 100% of the funds for Phase I of the project will be raised before construction starts.

GOAL Phase 1: $990,000, Endowment $150,000 (to ensure yearly upkeep)

FRIENDSHIP PARK BROCHURE: click here

CHECKS PAYABLE TO: DACF: Friendship Park: Dix (write on memo line "Project" or "Endowment")ONLINE SECURE GIVING: click here

MAILING ADDRESS:

Friendship Park C/O Dickinson Area Community Foundation (DACF) PO Box 1513 Dickinson, ND 58602-1513

PROJECT GIFTS given through NDCF QUALIFY FOR IRS CHARITABLE DEDUCTION and ENDOWMENT GIFTS QUALIFY FOR 40% ND INCOME CREDIT(click for qualifications) A TAX RECEIPT FOR EITHER "PROJECT" GIFTS OR ENDOWMENT ARE SENT DIRECTLY FROM NDCF

PROJECT QUESTIONS: email Project Committee: Sarah Carlson (Pres) click here.

GIFT GIVING QUESTIONS: To make an Anonymous gift, or general questions about DACF email  Community Foundation Committee click here. or john@ndcf.net (701) 590-4614

LAUNCHED APRIL 2016

Please find attached various materials which you can download for your own or to pass along to a family member or friend. Help get the word out about the fund, helps the fund grow and serve the community in a bigger way. Any questions please refer to the contact page to contact a committee member. Thank you!

Brochure General Foundation

Annual Activity Report 2017 (Coming in Fall): Reports detail grants given, committee activity, and any special grant and events for the year.