Use Our Community Room

The FM Area Foundation offers a free, professional meeting space for nonprofit organizations to hold meetings, small events and trainings.

***We have been closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19, and have decided to suspend use of our community room and outdoor patio by outside organizations until further notice. Thank you for your understanding as we work to protect the health and well-being of our staff and community members.***

The Brad and Carol Schlossman Community Room is for use by charitable and service organizations. We do not rent this space out for private parties or to groups doing direct sales.

The room is available for use before, during and after FM Area Foundation business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), as well as on the weekends. The room comfortably seats 20 people and offers:

  • 65” digital display for Polycom video conferencing
  • Connection cords for PC, laptop or other devices
  • Telephone with speaker and conference capabilities
  • Projector (upon request)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tables and chairs configured based on your needs
  • Kitchenette, equipped with full sized refrigerator, sink, microwave and coffee machine
  • Private parking lot with seven spots and one handicap spot (street parking also available, as well as extra public parking across the street in Island Park)

Reserve the Community Room

Due to COVID-19, the community room is closed to outside organizations until further notice. 

To reserve the community room, please read and fill out the Community Room Policy Form. Return the form to Michelle Johnson at or mail to:

FM Area Foundation
Attn: Michelle Johnson
409 7th Street South
Fargo, ND 58103

Please return the form at least five days prior to your event. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. You will be contacted for reservation confirmation. *Please note that submission of this form does not constitute approval of the request.

The community room is offered to nonprofits and other civic organizations at no cost. For other groups, a donation to the FM Area Foundation grant round is recommended.

Outdoor Patio

Due to COVID-19, the outdoor patio is closed to outside organizations until further notice. 

Are you in need of a fun, outdoor space this summer? The Foundation's back patio is available for small meetings and gatherings. 

The patio is free to use for nonprofits and community organizations. If you are interested in reserving the space, please contact Michelle Johnson at