Each week Neighborhood Networks provides potential funding sources
to help centers develop and improve programs and services. Featured
this week is the MDU
Resources operates natural gas and oil production facilities, electric
and natural gas utilities, construction services, natural gas pipelines
and energy services, and construction materials and mining operations
throughout the United States.
Areas: Established in 1983, the MDU Resources Foundation considers
requests in the following categories:
||Health and Human Servicesincluding
federated drives, national and local health and human service
agencies, hospitals, youth agencies and senior citizen organizations.
private secondary and higher education institutions, education
development foundations, economic education programs, and scholarships.
Generally, no contributions will be made to tax-supported educational
institutions or programs. |
||Civic and Community Activitiesincluding
community organizations and personal development organizations.|
||Culture and Artincluding
art funds and councils, public radio and television, museums,
theaters, libraries and cultural centers. |
that promote the wise use of resources without compromising
the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. |
consideration is given to institutions, organizations, and programs
within the geographic
areas where member companies conduct business. These include
the states of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida,
Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri,
Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon,
South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.
Areas: Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West.
Contributions are generally restricted to organizations qualified
as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Generally, no consideration will be given to private individuals;
athletic, labor, fraternal, veterans, political, lobbying, social
or religious organizations; or regional or national organizations
without local affiliation.
seeking endowment funds will receive low priority and, as a rule,
the foundation will not consider concurrent contributions to a single
donor. All grants are subject to annual review. The foundation reserves
the right to defer, alter, suspend, or cancel a contribution at
Amount: Award amounts vary.
Process: Organizations may submit a written request for a grant
request form to:
P. O. Box 5650
Bismarck, ND 58506-5650
grant requests must be in writing and contain:
||A completed grant request form. |
||A cover letter explaining the request and containing
any additional information that will be helpful in evaluating
||A copy of an IRS determination letter indicating
501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. |
For more information about the MDU Resources Foundation, contact:
P.O. Box 5650
Bismarck, ND 58506-5650