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About the Parshall Area Community Foundation

Established in 2011 by a group of concerned citizens, the Parshall Area Community Foundation provides a method of receiving donations and distributing grants to benefit projects or nonprofit organizations in the Parshall area. 

The Parshall Area Community Foundation is managed locally by a group of volunteer citizens whose primary activities are to build the fund and recommend grants annually.

HELPING US BUILD THE FUND: In order for the fund to have a bigger impact in the community, we invite those in the region to make some sort of a gift. Please refer to the "other information" tab for a report and brochure to find out more. Or please call one of us on the committee. We would be happy to answer any questions.

Local Advisory Committee

Kristin Jaeger
Shane Hart (chairperson)
Joyce Waldock 
Carol Zacher
James Odermann



Parshall foundation office email and phone: FOUNDATION COMMITTEE EMAIL 

          Parshall Area Community Foundation C/O RTC
          PO Box 68
          Parshall, ND 58770

or contact John Heinen at or (701) 590-4614 the North Dakota Community Foundation Dickinson office.

Please find attached various materials which you can download for your own or to pass along to a family member or friend. Help get the word out about the fund, helps the fund grow and serve the community in a bigger way. Any questions please refer to the contact page to contact a committee member. Thank you!

Brochure click here


Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2018


The Parshall Area Community Foundation has awarded nearly $70,000 in 44 grants since its inception in 2011. Recent grant awards are listed below.

Grants Awarded in 2021

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 121 - $1,000 Parshall Auxiliary Cares
  • Arthur Solie American Legion Post 121 - $3,000 Upgrade Entryway
  • Parshall 2000 INC - $3,500 AC Unit
  • Parshall Honor Society - $1,000 Close Up
  • Parshall Public Library - $837 Books
  • Parshall Public Schools - $1,500 Braves School Store

Grants Awarded in 2020

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 121 - $1,000 Parshall Auxiliary Cares
  • Arthur Solie American Legion Post 121 - $3,000 Update Entryway & Finish Gutters
  • Parshall High School - $3,040 Community Disc Golf Course & GAGA Ball Pit
  • Parshall Promoters - $1,389 Parshall Main Street Banners
  • Parshall Public Library - $1,000 Public Use Computers
  • Van Hook Association - $1,000 Pickleball Court

Grants Awarded in 2019

  • Arthur Solie American Legion Post 121 - $2,500 Beautify American Legion Building
  • Marketplace of Ideas - $250 Marketplace for Kids STEAM
  • Parshall Ambulance Service - $3,000 Portable Critical Care Ventilator
  • Parshall Public Schools - $2,137 Robotics
  • St. Bridget Catholic Church - $500 Cemetery Flowers
  • Van Hook Association - $1,000 Pickleball Court

ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION September1st - September 28th

We made it easy for you to apply online for a grant!

Step 1 - Review

Review the grant guidelines above to make sure your organization qualifies.

Step 2 - Register

Create an account on our Grant Portal. You will need your organization’s name, EIN, and executive officer's name. Be sure to write down your user name (email address) and password.

Step 3 – Complete Your Application

After registering or logging in, you will arrive at the application section. Click “Apply” to the right of the grant program to which you wish to apply. If you do not see your desired grant program on the list, contact our office. You will be able to save your application and return later to complete it.

Click here for more detailed instructions and tips for using our online grant system.


  • Grants shall be awarded only to those organizations designated by the IRS Code as 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt groups, or government agencies. 
  • Grants shall be awarded to organizations within Parshall and surrounding communities, as determined by the Advisory Committee. 
  • Grants to religious organizations will be limited to those activities which are non-denominational and serve the entire community. 
  • Applications shall be due October 1 of each year. 

Funding Priorities 
High Priority
• Projects or programs that benefit a greater number of residents 
• Requests that demonstrate applicant will seek or has secured other funding sources 

Low Priority 
• Requests for operating funds or day-to-day expenses 
• Requests for multiple-year funding




There are currently no other funds in this area. If you would like to establish a fund to support the Parshall area, please contact our office.