Grants

Minnesota Power Foundation Awards $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Minnesota Power Foundation Awards $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Minnesota Power Foundation granted $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch for safety upgrades on its Bismarck campus. Specifically, funds will be used to update the fire alarm system.…

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First Lutheran Church Foundation Awards $5,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

First Lutheran Church Foundation Awards $5,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Fargo, ND, was the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the First Lutheran Church Foundation in Fargo, ND. The funds will be used to create a safer living environment for children at the Ranch as they heal from the trauma they have experienced.…

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Enbridge awards $3,700 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Enbridge awards $3,700 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Minot, ND, was the recipient of a $3,700 Fueling Futures grant from local energy transportation company, Enbridge. Funds donated to the Ranch will purchase a vaccine refrigerator for the Ranch’s Nursing department.…

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The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province Awards $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province Awards $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase new bikes for the girls, ages 12-17, on its Fargo campus.…

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod granted $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to support the Garden Program on its Bismarck, ND campus.…

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BNSF Railway Foundation Awards $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

BNSF Railway Foundation Awards $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

BNSF Railway Foundation awarded $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to upgrade the security on its Minot campus.…

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Kiwanis Club of Fargo Awards $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Kiwanis Club of Fargo Awards $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Kiwanis Club of Fargo granted $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase replacement trees for its Fargo campus to beautify the green spaces available to the kids. Children who come to the Ranch have suffered extreme neglect, abuse, and trauma. In their time at the Ranch, the kids learn how to regulate their emotions and develop coping skills to deal with the trauma of their pasts.…

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Sertoma Club of Minot Grants $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Sertoma Club of Minot Grants $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Sertoma Club of Minot awarded a $2,000 matching grant to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase furniture for Cornelsen Cottage, which houses the Ranch’s youngest children, boys ages 10-14.…

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Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Awarded $1,000 by Elmer & Kaya Berg Foundation

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Awarded $1,000 by Elmer & Kaya Berg Foundation

The Elmer & Kaya Berg Foundation awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase trees that will beautify its Fargo campus and restore the green spaces for the children served.…

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The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Grants $81,680 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch at National Convention

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Grants $81,680 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch at National Convention

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch will receive $81,680 from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League to support the Deaconess Ministry portion of its Spiritual Life programming. Recognizing the need to minister directly to the hearts of the young girls and boys in their care, in 2018 the Ranch called LCMS Deaconess Kelly Bristow to complement the work of the Spiritual Life staff.…

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MDU Resources Foundation Grants $4,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

MDU Resources Foundation Grants $4,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

MDU Resources Foundation awarded $4,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase a commercial gas stove for the Nutrition Center on its Bismarck campus. The purchase is just one part of an overall transformation of the Nutrition Center.…

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FM Area Foundation Grants $3,500 for Wellness Program at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

FM Area Foundation Grants $3,500 for Wellness Program at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The FM Area Foundation granted $3,500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to support the Wellness Program on its Fargo campus. Funds will be used to purchase items and accessories such as helmets, rollerblades, bikes, longboards, skateboards, and more.…

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Kiwanis Club of Minot Provides Funds for Library Books at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Kiwanis Club of Minot Provides Funds for Library Books at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Kiwanis Club of Minot granted $300 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase library books for Dakota Memorial School, the on-campus school of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. Reading offers children at the Ranch the chance to expand their horizons beyond the tough and often traumatizing lives they’ve lived. It stirs the imagination, stimulates creativity, gives freedom to the soul, and inspires kids to dream big for the future.…

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Verendrye Electric Awards $1,850 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Verendrye Electric Awards $1,850 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Verendrye Electric Cooperative awarded $1,850 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to upgrade the security on its Minot campus.…

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Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Receives $1,000 from Great River Energy

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Receives $1,000 from Great River Energy

Great River Energy awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase equipment and sensory items for the sensory room on its Bismarck campus.…

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Sam’s Club—Fargo Grants $500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Sam’s Club—Fargo Grants $500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Sam’s Club—Fargo granted $500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to underwrite the cost of AED Trainers, which will be used during the mandatory CPR training courses on our Fargo campus. The granted funds from Sam’s Club were donated through Sam’s Club’s Community Grant Program.…

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Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch the Recipient of a St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation Twice-Blessed Grant

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch the Recipient of a St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation Twice-Blessed Grant

St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation (SJCHF) distributed $20,670 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to create outdoor learning areas at Dakota Memorial School, Minot—the on-campus school of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. Through the SJCHF’s Twice Blessed program we were able to raise $16,170 in addition to the SJCHF match grant of $4,500 to underwrite the entire project.…

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The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation Provides Funds for Technology Updates at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation Provides Funds for Technology Updates at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation awarded $25,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to stabilize the IT network on the Ranch’s Fargo campus. The upgrade will support the increased load on the network created by COVID-related distance education and telehealth.…

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Otto Bremer Trust Awards Funds to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Otto Bremer Trust Awards Funds to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Otto Bremer Trust awarded a $100,000 matching grant to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to be used for a remodel and update of the Bremer building on its Minot, ND campus.…

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The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to replace outdated appliances in Butt Cottage, which houses girls ages 10-14 on our Minot campus.…

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Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church awards $267,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church awards $267,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Walnut Creek, California awarded $267,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. The generously granted funds will be used as part of a rejuvenation project on the Ranch’s Minot, ND campus, specifically making necessary improvements to the Bremer building, one of the original buildings on that campus.…

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Otter Tail Corporation Foundation Grants $2,567 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Otter Tail Corporation Foundation Grants $2,567 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Otter Tail Corporation Foundation awarded $2,567 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Fargo, to replace the appliances at the Fargo Youth Home.…

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The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Michigan District Grants $7,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Michigan District Grants $7,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch will receive $7,000 from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML), Michigan District to purchase furniture for Seegers Cottage on the Minot, ND campus, which serves boys ages 14-18.…

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Midco Foundation Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Midco Foundation Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Midco Foundation awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to underwrite the additional costs (created by the pandemic) of safely operating the Bismarck campus of Dakota Memorial School (DMS), the on-campus school of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. Specific costs include purchasing masks for the children, disinfecting, Personal Protective Equipment for the teachers, and individual devices for the kids. Keeping kids safe, while providing the best possible care, is a top priority at the Ranch.…

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Elmer & Kaya Berg Foundation Awards $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Elmer & Kaya Berg Foundation Awards $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

The Elmer & Kaya Berg Foundation awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase school supplies for the residential and Day School children on the Ranch’s Fargo campus.…

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