FM Area Foundation Awards 18 Education Grants To Local Organizations

The FM Area Foundation recently awarded 18 grants totaling $69,211 to community organizations working to provide educational opportunities for community members in Cass and Clay counties. The goal of the Education grant round is to support charitable projects, programs and organizations that: Provide inclusive learning opportunities for people in our community. Develop and enhance skills to…

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How To Start A Scholarship Fund

Have you ever thought of setting up a scholarship fund to impact the lives and educational possibilities for students? With the assistance of the FM Area Foundation, establishing a scholarship fund is a relatively simple process. Here are a few things for you to consider before setting up your scholarship fund: Choose a name or designation for the scholarship, such as to honor or memorialize…

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Remembering Paul Ormbreck

Family Creates Scholarship Fund in His Honor Paul Ormbreck lived his whole life in Ulen, Minn., and spent his career at Northwestern Bank. He followed Ulen-Hitterdal High School sporting events and participated in a number of civic activities. To put is simply, Paul loved his community. Paul grew up in Ulen with his parents and three brothers, Neal, Clayton and Harlan. He earned a certificate …

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Scholarships Available For Local Students

The FM Area Foundation has more than 40 scholarship funds available for area students. Last year the FM Area Foundation provided 168 scholarships totaling $201,355. Scholarships are determined by various sources, including high schools and universities. The Foundation Scholarship Committee makes the decisions for nine scholarship funds and the applications are located on the website. The other …

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