Welcome to the FM Area Foundation
Connecting people and purpose.

Established in 1960, the FM Area Foundation is North Dakota's oldest and largest community foundation. The FM Area Foundation is a charitable organization that helps people achieve their philanthropic goals and ensures the needs of the community are addressed now and in perpetuity. Working in partnership with nonprofits, businesses, individuals and families, the FM Area Foundation manages charitable funds and oversees the grantmaking of the income from these funds to qualified nonprofit organizations in Cass and Clay counties. The FM Area Foundation also has an annual community grant round to support nonprofits in the following areas.

  • Arts, Culture & Creativity
  • Basic Human Needs
  • Community Building
  • Education

Office Closed March 25-26 for Move

The FM Area Foundation will be closed March 25-26 while we move to our new office. Our staff will be available by email during that time. Our phone numbers, emails and web address will not change. Our new address is:

FM Area Foundation
409 7th St. S
Fargo, ND, 58103

We will host an official open house, in conjunction with our 55th year anniversary, this June. However, we encourage you to stop by before then!



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