Foundation Grants


2017 Grant Round

2017 BisMan Community Foundation grant applications were due on September 30. Thank you to all who applied! The committee will review applications and make grant awards soon.


The 2016 Grants Have been Awarded!

Hope Manor receiving check


Hope Manor 2014 grant recipient



The BisMan Community Foundation Advisory Committee awarded $27,180 in grants to three organizations in November of 2016.  The grant amounts and successful recipients included:



The Bismarck Mandan Community Foundation has awarded 18 grants totaling $103,700 to local organizations throughout its history. As the foundation grows, this amount will continue to increase. Each year the Foundation supports more and more local charities.


Who we have supported

The BMCF has supported many charities over the past few years. See below for a list of our most recent grant recipients.


Grant Date
Program Name
Dec 2015 Bismarck Library Foundation For unique technology in their new Teen Zone $8,000
Dec 2015 Northern Plains Dance To replace their backdrop of Act II for their production of The Nutcracker $7,500
Dec 2015 Sleepy Hollow Theatre & Arts Center For construction of covering for the Sleepy Hollow stage $5,000
Dec 2015 Village Family Service Center For Video Conferencing for families and staff $1,700
12/10/2014 Hope Manor To remodel the basement into living quarters for its Resident Manager $15,000
12/10/2014 Wing Theatre To convert from analog to digital movies $5,000
12/15/2013 Bismarck Art & Galleries Association For The Baga Entryway Renovation & Improvement Project $5,000.00
12/15/2013 Charles Hall Youth Services For The Purchase & Installation Of Selected Interior And Exterior Doors $4,000.00
12/15/2013 The Village Family Service Center For A Phone System Upgrade $3,000.00
12/15/2013 Youthworks For Technology Enhancements For School Support Services $4,000.00
12/15/2013 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Bismarck For The Ronald Mcdonald Care Mobile $4,000.00
11/30/2012 Dakota Media Access For Equipment And Awards For The Dakota Film Festival $3,000.00
11/30/2012 Guardian & Protective Services, Inc. For Assisting With The Cost Of Relocating The Office $3,500.00
11/30/2012 Aid, Inc. For Support Of The Self-Help Center $3,500.00
11/30/2012 Abused Adult Resource Center For Building Repairs At Pam's House $5,000.00
11/30/2012 Ruth Meiers Hospitality House For A New Dishwasher At The Stone Soup Kitchen $5,000.00