Enhancing Your Mission

Are you a nonprofit working to create a community where everyone thrives? As the community foundation, we provide services to help you do more.

We offer agency endowments, grant opportunities, trainings, and other resources to help you enhance your organization’s charitable efforts. We also seek to connect generous donors and community members with nonprofit organizations. Whether you need some simple guidance, structured assistance, or more, the FM Area Foundation is here to help.

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, we have suspended our regular grant cycles for 2020. We will instead focus on mobilizing these grant dollars through our Community Response Fund of Cass and Clay Counties to provide funding to nonprofits in Cass County, North Dakota, and Clay County, Minnesota, affected by the coronavirus pandemic and those providing direct services to vulnerable populations. We will continue to update our nonprofit partners through our website and nonprofit listserv as information becomes available. 

Areas of Impact

The FM Area Foundation considers grant applications covering a wide range of community needs within four primary focus areas. Visit the pages below to read about the positive change we’re making in these areas and stories of the work happening in our community: