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2012 Grant Recipients – George W. Neilson Foundation

NameProjectGrant Approved and Paid in 2012Approved for Future YearsNotes
Belt.Cty Fair BoardRepair "Doud" Cabin$ 16,000.00
Belt.Cty Fair BoardEnviron.Educ.Ctr$ 10,000.00
Bem.High School BandMatch.Grant-Vibraphone$  2,130.00
Beltrami Cty Hist.SocietyBelt.Cty Histy Disp.$ 10,000.00$ 20,000.00
Beltrami Humane SocietyEquip/Bldg Reprs$ 37,779.00
Bemidji Area Prev. AssnDrug/Alcohol Prog.$ 200,000.00$ 400,000.00Grant of $1 Million to the Bemidji Area Prevention Association to be pd in five install: $12,500 ppd in 2009; $172,000 for 2010; $215,500 for 2011 & $200,000 each for 2012-2014.
Bemidji Area Serv.CollaborativeStudents First!$ 30,000.00$ 20,000.00Grant of $100,000 to the BASC for Students First! Project to be paid over three years: $50,000 in 2011; $30,000 in 2012; $20,000 in 2013.
Bemidji ChoraleMatching Grant$ 3,500.00
Bem.Community Food ShelfBuilding Acquisition$ 100,000.00
Bem.Community Food ShelfGarden Expense$ 2,000.00
Bemidji Public LibraryLibrary Book Festival$ 4,000.00
Bemidji Senior CenterHandicap Entr/Ltg$ 13,675.00
Bem. State University FdnFull Tuition Schol.$ 8,106.00$ 40,530.00
Bem. State University FdnFund 25 Schlrshps$ 25,000.00Grant of $25,000 per year for five years to the BSU Fdn to fund 25 $1,000 scholarships each year. Grant may be re-applied for after 2012.
Bemidji State UniversityFund 14 Internships$ 35,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of BemidjiProgramming$ 100,000.00
CassLake/Bemidji Fire DptsTech.Rescue Team$ 29,090.00
Chief Bemidji StatueMatching Grant$ 25,000.00
Churches UnitedComputer/Equip$ 4,000.00
City of BemidjiBemidji Events Ctr$ 400,000.00Grant of $1 Million to the City of Bemidji paid in five installments: $200,000 ppd in 2009; $200,000 ppd in 2010: $200,000 ppd in 2011; $400,000 remaining 2013-2014.
City of Bem.-Save CarnegieBldg Renovation**********$ 150,000.00Grant of $150,000 to Save the Carnegie Library to be paid over two years,Jan 2014 & Jan 2015.
Concordia Language VillageRussian Camp*********$ 100,000.00$ 100,000.00Grant of $200,000 to help fund Phase II of the Russian Language Village paid out over two years, 2012 & 2013.
First National Bank FdnDonation$ 2,500.00
HRDC Active LivingBike Rpr Blitz$ 1,000.00
HRDC-Shifting GearsBike Rpr Equip$ 1,500.00
Headwaters School Music/ArtsMatch.Grant-Furn Sys.$ 6,405.00
Headwaters Shooting SportsEng/Env./Fund Dev$ 38,500.00
ISD#31Awards Banquet$ 2,200.00
JEDCEc.Development$ 50,000.00Grant of $100,000 as training funds & economic development tool. Paid out over two years, 2011 & 2013.
Lakeland Public TVCapital Campaign$ 400,000.00Grant of $400,000 to Lakeland Public TV for their capital campaign to be pd in five installments: Jan'13,Dec '13,Dec'14,Dec'15,Dec'16.
Leech Lake Tribal CollegeLibrary Facility$ 100,000.00Grant of $100,000 to the LLTC for building a library & archive facility. Payout will be 2013 contingent on funding.
Northern ArtistsComputer/Equip$ 2,120.00
Northwest Technical CollegeCollege Success$ 35,000.00
Northwoods CaregiversEquip Purchase$ 5,500.00
NWTC FoundationFund 15 Schlrshps$ 15,000.00$ 45,000.00Grant of $15,000 per year for five years to the NWTC Fdn to fund 15 $1,000 scholarships each year. Grant may be re-applied for after 2015.
Sanford Health Foundation24hr Cardiology$ 375,000.00Grant of $375,000 to Sanford Health Fdn to be paid over three years: $125,000 in 2013; $125,000 in 2014 & $125,000 in 2015.
Solway Fire DepartmentWater Tanker$ 10,000.00
Wounded Warrior ProjectEnclosed Trailer$ 6,500.00
Total: $ 874,005.00Total: $ 2,108,030.00