What's New at NDCF . . .


Ray Mascot


Ray Scholarship Fund


A scholarship fund for students graduating from Ray High School has been established in memory of Tanner Garman, Dalen Dorval, and Waylyn McRae. If you would like to make a donation to this fund, please click here.




Nelson County Health Services Foundation Endowment Fund


Nelson County Health Services is the largest rural healthcare delivery system serving the smallest and oldest population in the United States. This endowment fund will allow donors to provide support forever to this important organization that provides services through a hospital, care center, assisted living complex, and clinic, all located in McVille, North Dakota. Click here for more information.

Evan Vincent Schumacher


Evan's Support and Evan's Support Endowment


The family of Evan Vincent Schumacher is honoring his memory by starting two new funds in his name to provide support to families facing a medical crisis.  NDCF is honored to be a part of these efforts. Please click here to learn more about these new funds.



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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 60 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.


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.