For more than 55 years, the FM Area Foundation has partnered with individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits to create a variety of funds to support our community. Today, we manage more than 300 funds, some with specific purposes, and others that support the community’s greatest needs.
Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra Podium Fund Agency Fund
Fargo Public Library Endowment Fund Agency Fund
Fargo Public Schools Foundation Fund Designated Fund
Established: Sep 08, 1992 This endowment was established to support the continued excellence in the Fargo Public Schools variety of programming.
Fargo Theatre Endowment Fund Agency Fund
Established: Jan 01, 1990 An endowment created to support the Fargo Theatre who serves as an art house theatre featuring independent and foreign film. The Theatre is also a venue for concerts and other live events in the Fargo downtown area.
Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum Fiscal Sponsorship
Established: Feb 12, 2019 The Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum project seeks to establish a permanent science museum in the F-M area featuring interactive exhibits that encourage hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for all ages.
Florence M. Hagstrom Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund
Established: Jan 01, 1987 Established in memory of Florence Hagstrom, a teacher at Wheaton High School, this fund awards scholarships to graduating seniors.
FM Area Landlord Risk Mitigation Fund Unrestricted
Established: Apr 11, 2014 This is a community fund established to support a formal partnership among housing providers, service providers and persons with barriers to accessing housing.
FM Coalition for Homeless Persons Agency Fund
FM Heart Health Fund Field of Interest Fund
Established: Aug 06, 1990 This field of interest fund provides support to charities promoting heart health, health education and health and fitness.
FMAF Administrative Endowment Fund Unrestricted
Established: Jan 01, 1987 Endowment income from this fund provides perpetual support for the operating budget of the Foundation.
FMAF Arts and Culture Fund Field of Interest Fund
Established: Jan 01, 1994 This field of interest fund provides annual support to the Arts Culture & Creativity grant round.
FMAF Basic Human Needs Fund Field of Interest Fund
Established: Jan 01, 1992 This field of interest fund provides annual support to the Basic Human Needs grant round.
FMAF Community Building Fund Field of Interest Fund
Established: Jun 22, 2015 This field of interest fund provides annual support to the Community Building grant round.
FMAF Education Fund Field of Interest Fund
Established: Jun 22, 2015 This field of interest fund provides annual support to the Education grant round.
FMAF General Community Fund Unrestricted
Established: Jan 01, 1991 This fund provides annual support to the FM Area Foundations grant round.
Francis and Adeline Hartl Trust Fund Designated Fund
Established: Oct 26, 2009 This designated fund benefits Farm Rescue in Cass County.
Francis J. and Doris Y. Butler Memorial Fund Donor Advised Fund
Established: Dec 04, 1981 This fund was created by the Butler family as a memorial to Francis and his wife, Doris. Through this fund, grants provide support to organizations throughout North Dakota.
Francis J. and Janet D. Beaton Memorial Fund Donor Advised Fund
Established: Dec 29, 2008 This Donor Advised Fund was established to honor the memory, Francis & Janet Beaton. Initially funds will be used to support First Congregational Church, Fargo, ND; Nativity Catholic Church, Fargo, ND; and Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo, ND.
Frank and Helen Buzzell Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund
Established: Jun 23, 1997 This fund was created to give scholarships to students at Jamestown College.