2006 Grant Recipients – George W. Neilson Foundation

NameProjectGrant ApprovedNotes
Adult Day ServicesHelp Purchase Van$11,336.58
Bemidji Concert SeriesArtist Fees/Support$10,000.00
Bemidji Community Food ShelfVenison Donation Program$10,000.00
Bemidji Fire DepartmentSafety Breathing Apparatus$20,000.00
Bemidji Senior Nutrition ProgramEquipment$1,300.00
Beltrami County 4H Youth Prog.Trapshooting Equipment$6,500.00
Beltrami County Humane Soc.Heating/AC/Misc.Equip$40,124.00
Beltrami County Sheriffs DeptCanine Unit Support$15,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiBuilding Pledge$235,000.00Grant 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, $100,000 in 2005($65,000 if this was prepaid for 2006), $315,000 in 2006($80,000 was pre-paid for 2007), & $270,000 in 2007.
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiPre-Pay 2007 Bldg Pledge$80,000.00
Boys & Girls Club-BemidjiRes.Dev.&Teen Programs Coord$50,000.00Grant of $150,000 to the BG Club of the Bemidji Area to be paid over three years for new program staffing.
Cass Lake Comm.Family CtrStorage Facility Material+20%$8,960.00
Central School PTOPlayground Improvements$7,500.00
Concordia Language VillagesRussian Language Camp$50,000.00Grant of $250,000 to Concordia Language Village for the Russian Language Camp was paid $50,000 in 2005, $50,000 in 2006, & $150,000 in 2007.
Headwaters Science CtrFA for Raptor Programming$7,500.00
ISD#31Academic & Senior Awards$1,000.00
ISD#31-Gamma PodCourage Retreat$2,300.00
Lets Go Fishing MN-Bemidji Chp.Pontoon Boat & Trailer$20,000.00
Miss.Hdwtrs Area Dental CtrStart-up Costs$25,000.00
Neilson Spearhead CenterLegal Expense$2,280.25
Neilson Spearhead CenterMaster-Plan Expense$10,000.00
North Country Health ServicesKNC Skilled Nursing Facility$400,000.00Grant of $2 Million to NCHS for the Katharine Neilson Cram Skilled Care Facility is to be paid in 5 equal installments of $400,00 per yr through 2006. $2,000,000 has been paid through YE2006. Add'l $209,000 was pledged for 2007.
Northern MN Reg.Science FairScience Fair$3,000.00
Northwest Indian OICOut of School Youth Project$40,000.00
NTC-Bemidji FoundationStart-up Costs-NTC Foundation$54,000.00
PATH Minnesota-Bemidji OfficeComputer/Software$10,000.00
Paul Bunyan Amateur RadioReplace & reinstall antennas$5,000.00
Paul Bunyan BarbershoppersPartial refund of 2003 Grant($5,396.84)
Region 2 Arts CouncilComputer/Office Equipment$11,675.00
Upper Miss.Mental Health CtrCommunications Equipment$4,000.00
Wells AcademyStart-up Costs-RL Tech.Educ.$30,000.00
Total: $ 1,166,078.99