Grants for Libraries

dollar signThese grants were also featured in the October issue of the Flickertale newsletter.



State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Deadline: October 30, 2015

Nationally, State Farm supports communities through social investments and countrywide relationships. At a local level, State Farm grants focus on safety, education, and community development. The State Farm Companies Foundation® and State Farm® value inclusiveness and diversity. Therefore, charitable funding is intended to advance access, equity, and inclusiveness.

AgriBank Rural Community Grant Fund

Deadline: November 30, 2015

Grants up to $50,000 will be available within the Rural Community Grant Fund to facilitate infrastructure improvement and/or development initiatives encompassing housing projects, health, safety and environmental programs, medical facilities, educational programs and more. Disbursements through this fund are designated for projects and programs in rural communities in western North Dakota.

Midcontinent Communications

Deadline: January 10, 2016

The Foundation distributes grants twice each year to organizations that advance socially desirable goals in the Midcontinent service area. The Foundation has contributed more than $3.6 million to support the work of non-profit organizations, local governments and schools. Organizations that serve our communities are encouraged to apply for future grants for special projects, facilities improvements, equipment, and programs (not operational costs). Priority is given to organizations that operate within our service area.

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Applications for grants are considered in the following areas: Education, Social Service, Healthcare, Civic and Cultural, Environmental. The categories are not intended to limit the interest of the Foundation from considering other worthwhile projects.  In general the Foundation guidelines are broad to give flexibility in providing grants.

North Dakota Council on the Arts Institutional Support Program

Deadline: March 15, 2016

The Institutional Support Program is designed to benefit artists, arts organizations, and the general public. The program provides general support for qualifying arts and cultural organizations that have proven they have strong management and leadership, quality artistic programming and services, and are an important part of the arts infrastructure in their communities. Applicant’s primary activity must be presentation, production, or service to the arts.

North Dakota Council on the Arts Special Projects Grants

Deadline: Ongoing; at least four weeks prior to event

Special Project Grants provide an opportunity for organizations to initiate new projects without delay and to take advantage of possible touring events. The matching funds may be in cash and documented in-kind services and contributions.

North Dakota Council on the Arts STE[A]M Team

Deadline: April 1, 2016

The STE[A]M Team Grant Program is a means of providing financial assistance, time, professional development, and support to teacher/artist teams committed to teaching the whole student and nurturing both sides of the brain to enhance creativity and 21st Century thinking and learning.

If you have applied for a grant you found in The Flickertale and received it, please let us know about your success!


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