PARSHALL, ND . . . Founded in 2011, the Parshall Area Community Foundation has since awarded nearly $59,000 in grants to the Parshall area. Grants have been awarded to many organizations including school groups, senior center, Parshall 2000, Parshall Ambulance, Boys and Girls Club, and more. The Arthur Solie American Legion Post 121 was one of last year’s grant recipients.

“The grant money helped with building repairs. We are very grateful for this opportunity to update the building so it can continue to be available for community use.”  Jackie Dwyer, Manager of Arthur Solie American Legion Post 121 building.

This year, the community foundation is awarding over $10,000 in grants to local organizations. Applications are being accepted through October 15, 2021. Applicants must be designated by the IRS as 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt groups, or government agencies. Groups without such designation seeking to apply may enlist a fiscal sponsor. Organizations can apply online at by clicking on Apply for a Grant. Applications are due by October 15, 2021. The Foundation’s advisory committee will discuss the applications and determine grant awards soon after the closing date.

Grants would not be possible without contributions from individuals and businesses. Donations, memorials, and many forms of Estate Gifts are welcomed and accepted at any time of year to help grow the endowment fund. Donations can be made online at, by clicking on “Donate Online” at the left or by contacting one of our committee members Shane Hart, Kristin Jaeger, Joyce Waldock, James Odermann or Carol Zacher. Certain donations from resident and non-resident ND income earners, qualify for a 40% state income tax credit.  Inquiries about the services of North Dakota Community Foundation contact John Heinen [email protected].

The Parshall Area Community Foundation (PACF) was established to help meet the needs of vital community projects, which enhance quality of life. The Foundation is within the umbrella of the North Dakota Community Foundation, which provides marketing, fiduciary, fundraising and gift processing support and is a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation under IRS code 501(c)(3) and North Dakota Law.