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2008 Grant Recipients – George W. Neilson Foundation

NameProjectGrant ApprovedNotes
Beltrami Cty Historical Soc.Women Through the Ages Proj.$ 9,500.00
Bemidji Citizen PatrolEquip & Uniform Exp.$9,125.00
Bemidji Comm. Arts CenterSecurity/Fire Alarm System$9,125.00
Bemidji Middle School-GammaYouth Frontier Courage Prog.$2,098.00
Bemidji Police DepartmentThermal Imaging Equipment$12,641.00
Bemidji Public LibraryBooks for Babies Program$2,700.00
Bemidji Public Library Fdn.Remodel Funds$16,000.00
Bemidji Senior NutritionKitchen Rem/Walk-in Cooler,etc.$28,896.00
Bemidji State UniversityWellness Camp-Child Obesity $4,204.00
Bemidji State Univ.FdnFund 25 Scholarships$25,000.00 Grant of $25,000 per year for five years to the BSU Fdn to fund 25 $1,000 scholarships each year. Grant may be re-applied for after 2012.
Bemidji Youth HockeyBal of 2008 Pledge$57,000.00 Grant of $650,000 to Bemidji Youth Hockey to be paid in five installments, 2007-2011. $203,000 paid in 2007; $217,000 paid in 2008.
Bemidji Youth Hockey2009 Pledge + $30000 of 2010$160,000.00
Bemidji WELLNESSChildhood Obesity Project$25,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiRes.Dev.&Teen Prog.Coord$50,000.00 Grant of $150,000 to the BGC of Bem. Area to be paid over three years for new program staffing through 2009. $50,000 pd in 2007; $50,000 pd in 2008.
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiProgramming$50,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiFuture funding$150,000.00 Grant of $300,00 to Boys & Girls Club-Bemidji paid over three years: $150,000 pre-pd in 2008; $100,00 in 2010; $50,000 in 2011(payable in Jan.)
Boys & Girls Club-Leech LkProgramming$45,000.00
Friends of Lk Bem.State ParkPlayground Equipment$5,000.00
Friends of Lk Bem.State ParkCertified Mulch for Playground$1,845.00
Habitat for Humanity ReStorePurchase Building$200,000.00
Headwaters Science CenterCamp Invention$10,000.00
Headwaters Sch.Music/ArtsLk Bemidji Summer Opera Fest.$8,400.00
Headwaters Sch.Music/ArtsRemodel Funds$15,360.00
HRDC-Bemidji GreenUpSesquicentennial/Arbor Day$14,000.00
ISD#31Senior & Academic Program$1,500.00
JEDCEc.Dev.Training Program$50,000.00
Lakeland Public TVBemidji 1918-1941:Bet.the Wars$49,250.00
Northern Dental Access CtrEquipment Purchase$10,000.00
Northwest Indian OICStudent Supp-Educ.Prog$25,000.00
Oak Hills Christian CollegeSmall Business Admin Program$25,000.00
Old BHS Arch.Preserv.GrpSave Arch Piece from Demolition$9,000.00
PATHOffice Furniture$2,400.00
Shared Vision / HRDCRace Relations-moved to 2008$10,000.00
Wells AcademyExpand Program$60,000.00 Grant of $90,000 to Wells Academy to be paid over two years: $60,000 in 2008 & $30,000 in 2009
White Earth Res.Trib.CouncilYouth Treatment Ctr Remodel$50,000.00
Total: $ 1,200,581.00