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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

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.

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)

Economic Impact Payments

U.S Deparment of the Treasury
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • With the passage of the federal CARES Act, most adults will receive $1,200, although some will get less.
  • For every qualifying child age 16 or under, the payment will be an additional $500.
December 31, 2020

Women, Infants, & Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

Fargo Cass Public Health - USDA Food and Nutrition Service
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
North Dakota
  • Family of three can earn $3,289 per month (before taxes and deductions, pregnant women count as two).
  • Families are also eligible for WIC if they are receiving Medical Assistance or SNAP benefits (Food Stamps).

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.

Her Big Idea Fund 2020 Grants

HER BIG IDEA FUND
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Five finalists will have the opportunity to record videos explaining their idea to be promoted on social media. The two winners will receive mentorship & resources from the Her Big Idea team throughout her year as the 2020 Her Big Idea Fund recipients.

July 1, 2020

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