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CF Knight Foundation Fund

Grants to North Dakota and Minnesota Nonprofits
for Community and Economic Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation Grand Forks/East Grand Forks and Region

Deadline Date:

08/25/17 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants to Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota nonprofit organizations to strengthen and invest in local communities. The Foundation seeks to make investments that inspire the actions of local residents to build a successful future and better democracy.

Talent: Knight Foundation invests in residents, immigrants, and entrepreneurs as economic growth, job creation, and neighborhood revitalization drivers.

Place: Knight Foundation invests in places that are primed to accelerate talent and opportunity.

Civic Innovation: Knight Foundation invests in innovation in governance and civic capacity.

Places that accelerate talent and opportunity:

-Connect assets and people
-Attract and retain talent
-Foster economic integration
-Result in a change that can be felt in the near term
-Incorporate quality design and new tools or technologies
-Respond and are authentic to the community
-Are sustainable
-Leverage public and private partners and enhance market potential

Critical Questions - Does this investment:

-Represent a true innovation? Have the ability to breakthrough or be transformative?
-Accelerate learning and the exchange of ideas?
-Have a champion equipped to execute?
-Have a path toward sustainability or completion?
-Promote retention and attraction of talent?
-Enhance opportunity and economic mobility?
-Incorporate opportunities for robust citizenship and/or engagement?
-Result in a change that can be seen or felt in the near term?

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156261

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations throughout the region.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for CF Knight Foundation Fund Grants is August 25, 2017.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Community Foundation GF/EGF & Region
620 Demers Ave.
Grand Forks, ND 58201

P: 701.746.0668
F: 701.772.3018

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: East Grand Forks;   North Dakota: Grand Forks