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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

Student Loan Relief Program

Bank of North Dakota
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Borrowers may request to defer payments on their student loans for six months (on Bank of North Dakota backed loans)

Peace First Rapid Response Grants

PCDN Global
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Peace First provides tools, coaching, and $250 mini-grants
  • Access to a series of video calls and webinars
  • A resource list for young people seeking project-planning support, public health information, tips on building community digitally, and ideas to care for mental health while practicing social distancing
  • Connection with other youth leaders from around the globe

Summer Food Service Program

United States Department of Agriculture
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • locate food services for kids in your area.

Federal Student Loan Relief

U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, federal student loan borrowers are automatically being placed in an administrative forbearance, which allows you to temporarily stop making your monthly loan payment
  • This suspension of payments will last until Sept. 30, 2020
September 30, 2020

ND Career Builders Scholarship & Loan Repayment Program

North Dakota University System
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Skilled workforce scholarship and student loan repayment program aimed at attracting people into high need and emerging occupations in the state.
  • Up to $17,000 of tuition, fees, books and supplies
  • See eligibility inside.

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