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 (Chairperson) Russ Schank Jordan Selinger (VP) Danita Tysver Denise Steinbach (Sec) Suzi Sobolik Laurie Stromenn Josh DeMorrett

QUESTIONS: dickinsonacf@gmail.com MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 1513 Dickinson, ND 58602-1513

For questions regarding 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 1st 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 1st

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.

The committee is always looking for more programs and projects so please send your information ahead of the granting cycle to the email below.

Those that qualify are 501(c)3, governmental and political subdivisions. This can include Veteran groups, parks and rec, youth programs, school programs etc. Our goal is to build the foundation in the short term to award $5-10K per year.

 

GRANTEES FOR 2017 Cycle have been selected.

Questions: dickinsonacf@gmail.com

 

 

 

ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION ACCEPTED APRIL 1st - MAY 1st

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION: Be sure to fill out completely in one sitting since form does not save information. A copy of the form will be sent to the committee for review.

GRANT REPORTING:

ONLINE GRANT REPORT CLICK HERE: After you receive a grant, and within 6 months of using the money, use this link, fill out the information, so you are eligible for grants in the future.

GRANT AWARDS: Released as Grants are Given

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.