2004 Grant Recipients – George W. Neilson Foundation

NameProjectGrant ApprovedNotes
Academy of Lifelong LearningSpeaker Programming$4,800.00
Alaska Volunteer Fire DeptHelp Purch Pumper Truck$6,000.00
American Legion / VFWPurch."Taps" Bugle$525.00
Beltrami County 4-HSummer Intern Program$2,700.00
Beltrami Cty Historical SocietyComputer Equipment$5,500.00
Bemidji Community TheatreHoliday Program$5,000.00
Bemidji Cross Ctry Ski ClubTrailing Grooming Equip$50,000.00
Bemidji Girls FastpitchRestroom Facilities$77,000.00
Bemidji Green Up!10,000 Tree Planting$10,000.00
Bemidji Gymnastics ClubReplace Practice Floor Sys.$23,000.00
Bemidji Police DepartmentFitness Equipment$11,260.82
Bemidji State UniversityWetlands Ecology Chair$84,000.00 Grant of $1 Million to BSU for the GWN Chair in Wetlands Ecology to be paid in five equal installments. $800,000 has been paid through YE2004. One year is remaining on this pledge.
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiBuilding Pledge$265,000.00 Grant of $1,050,000 to Boys & Girls Club of Bemidji to be paid in five installments, 2003-2007. $100,000 pd in 2003, $265,000 pd in 2004.
Camp DellwaterPlayground Equipment$7,500.00
Deaf & Hard of Hrg ServicesVisual Smoke Detectors$2,500.00
Headwaters Sch.of Music/ArtsBuilding Renovation$37,000.00
Headwaters Science CenterCons. Vol. in Schools Prog.$16,042.00
Headwaters Science CenterCptr & Office Equipment$5,000.00
ISD#31 Bemidji High SchoolAcademic & Senior Awards$1,000.00
North Country Health ServicesKNC Skilled Nursing Facility$300,000.00 Grant of $2 Million to NCHS for Neilson Place is to be paid in 5 equal installments of $400,00 per yr through 2006. $1,200,000 has been paid through YE2004.
NW Indian Opport.Ind. CenterH.Care Trng & Emp.Prog.$43,000.00
Paul Bunyan PlayhouseImprov/Equip$50,000.00
St.Mary's Mission SchoolBuilding Campaign$10,000.00
Total: $ 1,016,827.82