What's New at NDCF . . .


Welcome to our newest Community Foundations!


Williston Area Community Foundation


Strasburg Area Community Foundation

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Don't forget about the 40% State Tax Credit!

Individuals that give at least $5,000 and businesses that give any amount to a qualified ND endowment fund are eligible for a 40% State Tax Credit. Many of NDCF's funds, including all of our 58 community foundations listed at the right,are managed as qualified ND endowment funds so donations to these funds will qualify.


Click here or call Kevin at 701-222-8349 for more information.


Welcome to our new Community Foundations!


Enderlin Area Community Endowment Fund,

serving the communities of Enderlin, Nome, Alice, and Sheldon


Bowman-Slope Community Foundation,

serving communities in Bowman and Slope Counties


Dunn County Storm Relief Fund Established

The NDCF established a new fund to provide an efficient, coordinated vehicle for those who wish to assist with the disaster relief efforts in Dunn County. Visit the Dunn County Storm Relief Fund page for more details.

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Our Mission:  To improve the quality of life for North Dakota’s citizens through charitable giving and promoting philanthropy.


Established in 1976, the North Dakota Community Foundation is a public, non-profit, tax-exempt organization that receives and distributes charitable funds to support a wide range of programs that benefit North Dakotans.  The Foundation currently manages over $50 Million in assets and has made more than $54 Million in grants across the state of North Dakota.

Check out our new video "What we do & Who we are"!

Our thanks to Midcontinent Communications for helping us spread the word about our organization and the great things we do across the state!  Give us a call if you want to talk about leaving a legacy for your home town.

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Website Highlights

A map-based database displays the funds, grants, and board members from the cities of North Dakota.

Giving to the Foundation

Outright gifts, including gifts of appreciated property, stocks, closely held stock, cash and real estate, are accepted by the North Dakota Community Foundation. The Foundation can also work with you in deferred giving. We offer charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trust, charitable lead trusts, bequests and the full gamut of deferred tax-wise gifts. Of course, all gifts to the Foundation are fully tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for the current limits.