Grants

Walmart—Minot Grants $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Walmart—Minot Grants $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Walmart—Minot granted $2,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, through the Community Grant Program. The funds received will be used to purchase new windows for the cottages on the Minot campus, replacing the windows that are original to the cottages.…

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Sam’s Club—Bismarck Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Sam’s Club—Bismarck Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Sam’s Club—Bismarck granted $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, through the Community Grant Program, to underwrite the cost of materials for the Gardening Program and Greenhouse on our Bismarck campus. The donated funds will be used to purchase various gardening tools, tables for the plants that are grown, topsoil, and seeds.…

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Trinity Lutheran Church Foundation Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Trinity Lutheran Church Foundation Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Trinity Lutheran Church Foundation awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch for the purchase of guitars to be used on our Fargo campus.…

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Great River Energy Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Great River Energy Grants $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Great River Energy awarded $1,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to underwrite the cost of new flooring for Dakota Memorial School (DMS), Bismarck. DMS, the on-campus school of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, educates residents at the Ranch’s psychiatric treatment facility and day students (students who live at home but come to DMS for school). The flooring will create a quieter learning space for children who are highly sensitive to noise and other distractions.…

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Cass County Electric Cooperative Grants $5,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores

Cass County Electric Cooperative Grants $5,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores

Cass County Electric Cooperative granted $5,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to underwrite a portion of the purchase of a delivery truck to be used by Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores across the state.…

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North Dakota Community Foundation Funds Mental Health First Aid Training for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

North Dakota Community Foundation Funds Mental Health First Aid Training for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

North Dakota Community Foundation (NDCF) granted $3,200 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to underwrite the cost of sending one Ranch staff to become a certified instructor of Mental Health First Aid.…

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Kiwanis Club of Fargo Funds Purchase of Mattresses for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Kiwanis Club of Fargo Funds Purchase of Mattresses for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Kiwanis Club of Fargo granted $4,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to underwrite the purchase of mattresses, waterproof mattress pads, and bedding for the Al and Johnne Bierdeman Center for Hope and Healing.…

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Great River Energy Awards Grant to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Great River Energy Awards Grant to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Great River Energy awarded $600 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch to purchase American Red Cross Automated External Defibrillator (AED) simulators to be used in staff training.…

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American Crystal Sugar Company Funds Purchase of STEM Equipment

American Crystal Sugar Company Funds Purchase of STEM Equipment

American Crystal Sugar Company granted $5,000 to Dakota Memorial School (DMS), the on-campus school of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, to underwrite the purchase of tools and equipment to teach four science units (Weather, Aquaponics and Aquaculture, Ecology—Water Quality, and Genetics).…

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Hello? Can you hear me?

Hello? Can you hear me?

Thanks to a grant from the Midco Foundation, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch was able to purchase an audiometer for the Bismarck campus. The new audiometer allows the Bismarck nurses to complete hearing tests at the Ranch, rather than having to take kids out of school to undergo hearing tests off campus.…

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First Aid for the Brain

First Aid for the Brain

First Aid is no longer just for cuts and bruises that can be seen on the outside of the body. Researchers are now recognizing the importance of Mental Health First Aid. Thanks to a grant from the North Dakota Community Foundation, the Ranch can use the Mental Health First Aid curriculum to train all of its employees.…

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LWML ND District Supports Spiritual Life Program at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

LWML ND District Supports Spiritual Life Program at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received $5,000 from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, North Dakota District to support its Spiritual Life programming. The Spiritual Life Program is a key part of the Ranch’s work to provide hope and healing for troubled children and adolescents. Ranch employees encourage residents to participate in Chapel, Christian education, and Spiritual Life groups, as well as to meet individually with an on-campus Chaplain or Spiritual Life Specialist.…

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LCMS Awards $1,500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Greenhouse Program

LCMS Awards $1,500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Greenhouse Program

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received $1,500 from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod through the Walter Ray Meyer Endowment. This donation will be used to support the costs of the Greenhouse Program on the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch campus in Minot. These grant funds are available because Meyer had a desire to connect boys and girls with agriculture.…

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Sanford Health Donates $15,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Sanford Health Donates $15,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received $15,000 from Sanford Health towards the cost of health and wellness programs and classes at Dakota Memorial School. Health and wellness are important to the healing of children at DMS, and this donation will help fund programs that teach the children lifelong healthy habits.…

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Capital Electric Supports Ranch Greenhouse

Capital Electric Supports Ranch Greenhouse

Dakota Boys and Girls received $2,000 from Capital Electric’s Operation Round Up Program. This donation will be used towards the cost of the Greenhouse and Gardening Program at the Ranch’s psychiatric, residential, and educational facility in Bismarck.…

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The Ranch Receives Grant for Fargo Youth Home Appliances

The Ranch Receives Grant for Fargo Youth Home Appliances

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received $5,000 from the Cass County Electric Cooperative Foundation. The grant funds will be used to purchase appliances for the Fargo Youth Home, as a part of a renovation project with the Home Builders Association of Fargo Moorhead (HBA-FM). The HBA-FM, with the help of the Home Builders Care Fund, is donating time and materials for the rest of the kitchen remodeling project.…

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Minnesota Power Foundation Awards $3,500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Minot

Minnesota Power Foundation Awards $3,500 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Minot

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received a $3,500 grant from Minnesota Power Foundation. The Ranch will use the funds towards the renovation of a bathroom in one of the five children’s cottages on the Minot campus.…

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Farm Credit Services Awards $5,000 to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Minot

Farm Credit Services of North Dakota is proud to announce it has awarded the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation $5,000 as a recipient of the Pat-NOW Community Fund (PNCF). The grant funds will help fund the Ranch’s Minot campus greenhouse project.…

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Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Receives Grant from Great River Energy

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Receives Grant from Great River Energy

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from Great River Energy to support the Ranch’s Greenhouse/Gardening Program in Bismarck. Grant dollars will be used to purchase seeds, bulbs, potting soil, and other supplies for the Ranch’s greenhouse/gardening program in Bismarck.…

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Ranch Receives Grant from Sanford Health

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received a $5,000 grant from Sanford Health to fund the Health and Wellness programs at Dakota Memorial School (DMS), the on-campus school of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch.…

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LCMS Foundation Grant

LCMS Foundation Grant

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received a $15,000 grant from The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) to enhance the Ranch’s evidence-based trauma-informed care approaches to treatment.…

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