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2009 Grant Recipients – George W. Neilson Foundation

NameProjectGrant ApprovedNotes
Adult Day ServicesGarage/Maint. Fac.$35,000.00
Am.Legion/VFWHnr Grd Unif/Rifles$19,000.00
Belt Cty Historial Soc."Can You Dig It" Proj.$9,750.00
Belt Cty Humane Soc.Pay off Mortgage$19,000.00
Bem.Comm BiomesBioretention Basin$9,597.00
Bemidji Comm.Fd ShlfEqp Rent/Supp$2,600.00
Bemidji Comm.TheaterChildren's Play$3,500.00
Bemidji Fire Dept.Equipment$4,765.00
Bemidji GymnasticsEquipment$25,000.00
BHS Show ChoirsCostuming, Equip, Etal$20,000.00
Bem. HS/MS SpeechEasels$330.00
Bem.Area Prev.Coll.Drug/Alcohol Prog.$12,500.00
Bem. Sculpture WalkNew Program$12,000.00
Bemidji State Univ.FdnFund 25 Schlrshps$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 Yth BaseballSummer Program$2,000.00
Bemidji Youth HockeyBuilding Pledge$100,000.00 Grant of $650,000 to Bemidji Youth Hockey to be paid in five installments, 2007-2011. $203,000 pd in 2007; $217,000 pd in 2008; $100,000 ppd in 2009 & $130,000 in 2011.
Bemidji Xctry Ski ClubGrooming Equip$62,000.00
B & G Club-BemidjiProg.Coord$50,000.00 Grant of $150,000 to the BGC of Bem. Area to be paid over 3 yrs for new program staffing through 2009. $50,000 pd in 2007; $50,000 pd in 2008; Final $50,000 pd in 2009.
B & G Club-BemidjiFuture funding$100,000.00 Grant of $300,00 to Boys & Girls Club-Bemidji paid over three years: $150,000 pre-pd in 2008; $100,00 pre-pd in 2009; $50,000 in 2011(payable in Jan.)
City of BemidjiBemidji Events Ctr$200,000.00 Grant of $1 Million to the City of Bemidji paid in five installments: $200,000 ppd in 2009: $800,000 remaining 2011-2014.
Concordia Lang.Vill.Russ.Village-Ph.II`$ - First Pay-out is 2010Grant of $200,000 to Concordia Language Village - Phase II to be paid in two yearly installments from time of substantial completion.
Evergreen Inc.Bem.Skate Park$ - Pay-out is 2010
First National Bk FdnDonation$2,500.00
Hdwtrs Science CtrGifted Student Prog.$50,000.00
Hdwtrs Science CtrRocks/Min.Wrkshp$4,400.00
Hdwtrs Sch.MusicSummer Brochure$1,935.00
ISD#31-AuditoriumDig.Snd Brd-Aud.$20,154.00
ISD#31-BMSBMS STEM Lab Eq.$55,902.88
ISD#31-AwardsProg. Sr/Hnrs Awards$1,500.00
JEDCEcon.Dev. Prog.$17,500.00
Mask & Rose Theater2 yr Tent Rental$1,500.00
Neilson Spearhd Ctr.Legal Exp Reimb.$1,655.24
Neilson Spearhd Ctr.Repairs/Signage$17,500.00
North Ctry Health Ser.Xpert GBS Equip.$60,000.00
North Ctry Health Ser.CN Healing Garden$50,000.00
Northwoods Int.CrgvrExpand Vol. Prog.$9,053.00
Ours to ServeHouse of Hope$100,000.00
Shared VisionImplement Race Rel.Study$10,000.00
St.Mary's Mission SchPlayground Rem.$27,500.00
Salv.Army-Belt.CtyEmergency Assist.$2,500.00
Wells AcademyProgram Expansion$30,000.00 Grant of $90,000 to Wells Academy to be paid over two years: $60,000 in 2008 & $30,000 in 2009
Total: $ 1,175,642.12