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Community Benefit Financial Company Emergency Fund

Otto Bremer Trust
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • The fund will primarily provide small grants to qualified organizations
  • CBFC will also help qualified organizations with loan inquiries about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and other appropriate financial resources.

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.

Community Response Fund

FM Area Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Cass County

The grant priorities from the Community Response Fund include:

  • Support to nonprofit organizations directly involved in addressing needs in Cass-Clay, particularly for vulnerable populations, such as people experiencing homelessness, people with low incomes, people with physical and mental disabilities, senior citizens, people with limited English proficiency, people facing hardships due to lost or reduced work, etc.
  • Developing community well-being for coping and healing, including youth development and mental health services.

NWNDCF Relief Fund

Northwest North Dakota Community Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

The Relief Fund will provide support to verified nonprofits, community organizations, and volunteer groups that are directly addressing the needs of those affected by local oil and gas economy pressures and COVID-19. Examples of immediate needs include:

  • Access to food.  With recent school closures, many children are missing out on daily food service and access to weekend backpack programs.  Additionally, many are finding themselves without an income and ability to purchase groceries and organizations providing senior meals are overburdened with demand.
  • Human services sector support. Many families are in need of child care and other supportive services.
  • Healthcare sector support. Coronavirus poses unique challenges to educating, diagnosing, and treating patients.
  • Organizations Supporting Individuals & Families to Self-Quarantine. Stopping the spread of COVID-19 is integral to maintaining the health and well-being of our friends and neighbors and shortening its impact on our economy.

Barnes County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • This fund will award emergency grants to nonprofit organizations in Barnes County that provide direct service to those most in need during the pandemic, behavioral health services, and emergency and health care response needs.
  • IRS tax exempt nonprofit organizations, units of Government and/or a church or a tax-exempt school are eligible to apply.
  • See other eligibility inside.

Souris Valley Emergency Response Fund

Souris Valley United Way
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Ward County
  • If your agency has been impacted either directly or indirectly and are struggling, please click the "Nonprofits" on the linked page for access to the grant request form.

Open Road Alliance COVID-19 Loan Programs

Open Road Alliance
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota


Open Road will be offering four loan products to organizations affected by COVID-19:

  • Lost Event Revenue
  • Accelerating Incoming Emergency Funds
  • Co-investment to Support Social Enterprises
  • Deep Impact Loans

Open Road Alliance Direct COVID-19 Response Grants

Open Road Alliance
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota

Who: For organizations engaging in direct COVID-19 response. We will prioritize organizations and activities that have a clear and direct role in ‘flattening the curve’ and thus limiting, shortening, or minimizing the economic and social, as well as health effects of the pandemic.

Why: Slowing and stopping the spread of COVID-19 is directly linked to reducing and limiting the economic and social hardship our communities are experiencing.

What: Charitable Grants

  • One-time cash need
  • Up to $100,000 USD
  • Any geography and any sector, providing they can demonstrate that they are directly contributing to ‘flattening the curve’ in their community.
  • Prioritizing clear, demonstrable, and deep impact.

Apply Here.

The Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund

Booz Allen Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Nonprofits can apply for grants of up to $100,000.
  • Individuals, teams of individuals, and eligible for-profit organizations can apply for micro-grants of up to $10,000.
  • Through the Innovation Fund, the Foundation is specifically targeting solutions and projects that will build lasting community resilience through protecting vulnerable populations and frontline workers or providing for the safe return to work.
June 5, 2020

Microsoft - 6 Months Free Tools

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Web-based Office apps and business services. Office desktop apps not included
  • Get email, file storage and sharing, meetings, and instant messaging
  • Five layers of security and monitoring help keep your data safe
  • Guaranteed 99.9% uptime

Community Innovation Grant

Bush Foundation
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • The Bush Foundation provides Community Innovation grants of $10,000 to $200,000.
  • We will expedite consideration of Community Innovation grant applications that address emergencies, including projects related to COVID-19.
  • See eligibility inside.

Community Enhancement Grant

Divide County Job Development Authority
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Program is intended to make Crosby a better place by helping existing businesses to succeed, make their properties more attractive to their customers, and to make the community more attractive to potential new businesses, employees, residents and visitors by assisting businesses to take major steps to build, remodel, or expand their facilities.

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