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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

North Dakota
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Basic Care Assistance
  • Child Care Assistance
  • Healthy Steps Children's Health Insurance Program
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Food assistance for families of North Dakota children who qualify for free and reduced school meals.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

North Dakota
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Benefits are issued on EBT cards and can only be used to buy food products at grocers, farmers markets and other USDA-approved vendor

HealthWell Foundation COVID-19 Ancillary Fund

HealthWell Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Receive copay of up to $250
  • Funds can be used for the following COVID-19 related services: food delivery, medication delivery, diagnostics, telehealth costs, and transportation costs.

COVID-19 Assistance

United Way of Grand Forks East Grand Forks
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Grand Forks County
  • If you or your family has been impacted by the COVID-19 virus and is in need of assistance (In Grand Forks area)

CancerCare Financial Assistance Program

CancerCare
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota

Financial Assistance for COVID-19

Due to unprecedented demand for financial assistance, CancerCare is unable to accept any additional applications for our COVID-19 fund. We are actively seeking additional support so that we can reopen our COVID-19 fund as quickly as possible.

Transportation, home care and child care

  • Men and women with any cancer diagnosis

Transportation (air and car) and lodging

Pain and anti-nausea medication, oral hormonal medication, lymphedema supplies and durable medical equipment

  • Women and men with breast cancer

Pet Assistance and Wellness




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.

CERF+ Craft Emergency Relief Fund

CERF+
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment

Dramatists Guild Foundation Emergency Fund

Dramatists Guild Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Provides emergency financial assistance to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists and bookwriters in dire need of funds due to severe hardship or unexpected illness.
  • Includes muscician/composers, novelist/nonfiction/fiction writers, screenwriters, actor or performace artist, journalist, director.

FirstLink 211 Helpline

FirstLink
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Provides free and confidential health and human services information for people in Minnesota and North Dakota.
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week help and resources.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs)

Small Business Administration
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • This loan will provide up to $10,000 in relief funds.
  • The EIDLs are designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.
  • This loan advance will not have to be repaid.
  • See inside for eligibility.

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