MACF awards $28,050 in COVID-19 Response Grants

Posted: Apr 24 2020

The Minot Area Community Foundation (MACF) has awarded $28,050 in its first round of funding from the COVID-19 Disaster Response & Recovery Fund to organizations responding to immediate needs in Minot and the surrounding areas.  


The following organizations were awarded funding:  

Our Lady of Grace Food Pantry: Emergency Food

Lord’s Cupboard Food Pantry: Emergency Food

Minot Commission on Aging: Meals on Wheels

McHenry County Food Pantry: Emergency Food

Community Pantry of Ryder: Emergency Food

Domestic Violence Crisis Center: COVID-19 Response

Minot Public School District: COVID-19 Response


“The Foundation and its Board of Directors are pleased to provide this assistance to these organizations who are providing essential services to our communities at this time of need and uncertainty” stated Jason Zimmerman, President. “They are among the many on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response, ensuring the availability of goods and services that are greatly needed by those impacted the most by the pandemic and we are incredibly grateful for their work.”



 About the MACF COVID-19 Disaster Response & Recovery Fund

The MACF COVID-19 Disaster Response & Recovery Fund was activated to accept charitable donations to support nonprofits affected by disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Contributions to this fund may be from individuals, families, businesses, private foundations, and the like, that support community response initiatives. All gifts to this fund are tax- deductible as charitable contributions. Additionally, MACF will waive all administrative fees to ensure the dollars have the largest reach possible. Per IRS regulations, the MACF works through recognized nonprofits and does not make grants directly to individuals. For more information or to contribute to the fund, go to

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