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2007 Grant Recipients – George W. Neilson Foundation

NameProjectGrant ApprovedNotes
American Leg.Post#14Vietnam Veterans Trav.Exh. $6,000.00
Beltrami Cty 4-HAfter-School Programming$9,050.00
Beltrami Cty Historical SocietyDowntown Walking Tour$11,505.00
Beltrami Cty Sheriff's Dept.Two Passive Alert Canines$28,000.00
Bemidji Fire DepartmentEquipment$11,980.00
Bemidji Comm.Food ShelfVenison Donation Program$10,000.00
Bemidji Comm.Soup KitchenRemodel Kitchen Facilities$11,331.00
Bemidji Comm.TheaterKiss Me Kate Production$2,250.00
Bemidji Symphony OrchestraSponsor Orig.Music 70th$11,000.00
Bemidji Youth HockeyArena Area A&B Constr.$130,000.00 Grant of $650,000 to Bemidji Youth Hockey to be paid in five installments, 2007-2011.
Bemidji Youth HockeyPartial Pre-pay 2008 Pledge$73,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiBuilding Pledge$270,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiRes.Dev.&Teen Prog.Coord$50,000.00 Grant of $150,000 to the BG Club of the Bemidji Area to be paid over three years for new program staffing through 2009.
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiProgramming$50,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-Leech LakeProgramming$45,000.00 Grant of $90,000 to the BG Club of the Leech Lake Area paid over two years, 2007 & 2008
Cass Lake Fire DepartmentEquipment Purchases$16,500.00
Concordia Language VillagesRussian Language Camp$150,000.00
Evergreen HouseUsed Van Purchase$15,000.00
Freedom Defenders Mem.Veterans Memorial$50,000.00
Headwaters Science CenterReg.Science Fair Assistance$800.00
Headwaters Science CenterB.Schwartz Raptor Program$7,900.00
Headwaters Sch.of Music &Grand Piano Fund$4,740.00
Healthy Comm.Healthy KidsStudent Life Survey$11,276.00
Healthy Comm.Healthy KidsFamily Asset Bldg Program$15,000.00
ISD#31Senior/Academic Awards$1,000.00
JEDCOffice furniture/equipment$7,000.00
Lakeland Public TVEarly Bemidji History Program$10,775.00
Leech Lake Tribal CollegeBuilding Pledge$50,000.00
Leech Lake Tribal CollegePre-pay 2008 Pledge$50,000.00
MeritCare Clinic of BemidjiKindness Campaign$2,500.00
Minn.Finlandia Comm.SportsEquipment$10,000.00
North Country Health ServicesKNC Skilled Nursing Facility$209,000.00
Northwest Indian OICStud.Support-Educ.Programs$25,000.00
Trout Unltd-Hdwtrs Chap#82Equipment Purchase$1,400.00
Total: $ 1,357,007.00