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FM Area Foundation Awards Community Building Grants To Local Organizations

Grants are evaluated by a special grants committee and approved by the FM Area Foundation’s Board of Directors. The FM Area Foundation’s community grant rounds address needs throughout Cass County, N.D., and Clay County, Minn., and promote collaborative efforts to improve life in these areas.

The 2016 community building grants were awarded to:

The goal of the Community Building grant round is to support charitable projects, programs and organizations that:

  1. Promote leadership development, volunteerism and civic participation.
  2. Preserve places essential to communities’ civic and historic identities, as well as outdoor spaces.
  3. Enhance community connections.