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03/29/2018Power of the Purse Project Moves Forward
Power of the Purse (PoP), a giving circle under The Minot Area Community Foundation, has been quietly working on a significant project for about a year now that has recently attracted some community attention. This past Monday, March 26th, ...

03/08/20182017 Challenge Grant Results
The Minot Area Community Foundation's Arnold Besserud Fund sponsored a Challenge Grant to benefit Minot area food pantries in 2017 and the results are in! The Challege Grant ultimately resulted in an additional $3,000 going back to Minot ...

01/16/2018Air Supported Dome
On January 10th the long awaited air supported, seasonal dome on the campus of MSU opened to the public. The dome, which covers the field at Herb Parker Stadium, will remain up until the end of April. For more information and to reserve the ...

11/15/2017Power of the Purse grants $12,000 to Caleb's Clubhouse
The Minot Area Community Foundation’s Power of the Purse Giving Circle has granted $12,000 to Caleb’s Clubhouse for their indoor sensory gym.   Caleb’s Clubhouse is a preschool and after school program that opened ...

10/05/2017Roosevelt Park Zoo Grant
The Minot Area Community Foundation is excited to announce their largest grant to date of $500,000 to the Roosevelt Park Zoo. The grant will be applied to the zoo’s current project of building a new Amur Tiger habitat.   The Roosevelt ...

10/05/2017Minot Youth Robotics League
The Minot Area Community Foundation’s Mike and Dorothy Dolan Fund has granted $8,500 to Make a Scene Kid’s Theater in support of their Youth Robotics League.   The Minot Youth Robotics League will be open to children ages ...

10/05/2017UNITY Project
If you were on the campus of Minot State University (MSU) over the last couple of weeks, you may have seen a large artistic structure on the lawn of the Gordon B. Olson Library. The structure which was created over the course of MSU’s ...

08/08/2017Donation Station Challenge Grant
The Minot Area Community Foundation (MACF) launched the Donation Station, a mobile trailer for giving back, in the fall of 2016. To get the Donation Station out into the community, MACF has issued a challenge grant. Hold a food drive from ...

06/22/2017Caleb's Clubhouse Grant
On Tuesday, June 20th, The Minot Area Community Foundation presented Cable's Clubhouse with a check for $70,000 from their Arnold Besserud Fund. Caleb's Clubhouse, a pre-school and after school program, will open in Oak Park Village this August. ...

06/01/2017Berthold Veterans Memorial
On Memorial Day 2017, the Minot Area Community Foundation had the pleasure to attend the Berthold Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony in Berthold, ND. MACF provided a $4,500 grant  from the Donald & Genevieve Roush Fund to the ...


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Power of the Purse Project Moves Forward

Power of the Purse (PoP), a giving circle under The Minot Area Community Foundation, has been quietly working on a significant project for about a year now that has recently attracted some community attention. This past Monday, March 26th,

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