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Grant Programs & How to Apply

For Nonprofits & Government Agencies

The North Dakota Community Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations and government agencies through three programs:

  • Statewide Greatest Needs Grant Program - An eligible nonprofit or government agency from anywhere in North Dakota may apply for up to $5,000 for a project or program each year.
  • Community Endowment Fund Program - An eligible nonprofit or government agency may also apply to its local Community Endowment Fund for a grant. Visit this section to learn how to apply for a grant in your community.
  • Otto Bremer Trust Community Responsive Fund - An eligible nonprofit organization may apply for funding through NDCF if they meet certain criteria, as specified by the Otto Bremer Trust.  Learn more by visiting their page.  

For Individuals (Students)

Individuals (students) may apply for an educational grant from one of the many scholarship funds managed by the North Dakota Community Foundation. Visit our scholarship section to learn more.