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Pantries and Food Banks

Great Plains Food Bank
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota

Listed are all food pantries located across all 53 counties in North Dakota. Find the one nearest you if you are in need of food assistance.

New American Coronavirus updates

New American Consortium for Wellness and Empowerment
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Cass County
  • Provides translated COVID-19 updates from the State of North Dakota in Somali, Arabic, Swahili, and Kurdish.

Families and Workers Fund

Amalgamated Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Provides direct cash grants and loans to individuals and businesses with a focus on those who are most likely to be left out of the government’s emergency policy response.
  • Includes layoffs, temporary business and school shutdowns, and individuals struggling with caretaking duties.

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

One Fair Wage
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Direct cash assistance for tipped or service workers
  • See eligibility inside.

COVID-19 Family Support Fund

Dickinson Area United Way
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • The grants total up to $300 per community partner and must go toward preventing the spreading of the virus.
  • The grant is open to any nonprofit in Stark, Dunn, and Billings counties and is available until funds are exhausted.
  • The last thing we want is for a food pantry, shelter, or WIC provider to think twice about cleaning or sanitizing because it isn’t in the budget.
  • See other eligibility inside.

Pfund Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund

PFUND Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • This Fund micro grants to individuals and nonprofits that are most affected by the Coronavirus.
  • The first round of grants is prioritizing Low-income residents, Low-income workers in disproportionally impacted industries, Residents with greater health risks.
  • See eligibility inside.

Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Provides up to $10,000 grants to businesses facing financial pressure because of COVID-19 — especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other historically under-served enterprises.
  • See eiligibility requirements inside.

Grant Writing Support

The Nice Center
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Support in locating funding resources for your organization
  • Grant writing services and administrative support in applying for funding

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Job Service North Dakota
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • The Work Opportunity Tax Credit program is a federally funded tax incentive program that encourages employers to hire from specific target groups of people; people that often have barriers to employment.
  • See elibility inside.
December 31, 2020

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