The North Dakota Community Foundation has awarded $172,646 in grants from its Statewide Greatest Needs (Unrestricted) Fund to 39 organizations across the state working to improve the quality of life for state residents.

“It is because of generous donors that we are able to award these grants,” said Kevin J. Dvorak, president and CEO of NDCF. “Their gifts years ago continue to make a difference today.”

The NDCF Board of Directors reviewed and discussed 104 grant applications at its meeting in September to make the determination of awards. Grants awarded to recipients in the Jamestown area include:

  • Jamestown Rural Fire Department, JRFD wildland firefighting equipment, $5,000
  • Fredonia American Legion Post #0260, Clifford Ost Post 260 Legion Hall north side roof shingles replacement, $5,000
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2923 in New Rockford, building updates, $5,000
  • Golden Manor, Steele, new medication cart, $2,546
  • Wishek JDA, Wishek day care equipment, $5,000
  • Wishek Senior Citizens Club, Wishek Senior Center energy efficiency project, $5,000
  • Hannaford Community Corporation, Hannaford Community Center roof project, $5,000
  • Lisbon Pool Preservers, Phase 3 - community wading pool renovation, $5,000
  • Good Samaritan Society of Oakes, outdoor patio for residents, $5,000