Foundation gives $1.6 million in grants
Dakota Medical Foundation has given more than $1.6 million in grants to area organizations. The organizations are: Access of the Red River Valley Inc., Moorhead, $40,000 for a children's behavior management project; Altru Health System, Grand For...
Dakota Medical Foundation has given more than $1.6 million in grants to area organizations.
The organizations are: Access of the Red River Valley Inc., Moorhead, $40,000 for a children's behavior management project; Altru Health System, Grand Forks, N.D., $200,000 for the Family Medicine Residency Program; Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State University and Jamestown (N.D.) College, $80,000 for nursing scholarships for students seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing; Family Healthcare Center, Fargo, $80,000 for matching funds to employ a dentist to provide free or low-cost dental care for underprivileged people; Fargo Cass Public Health, Fargo, $40,500 for rural first responders and $10,000 for colorectal-cancer screening media campaign; Fargo Public Schools, $24,570 for fourth-grade obesity intervention project; FirstLink, Fargo, $20,000 for a suicide hot line; Healthy North Dakota, Bismarck, $170,064 over two years to empower a community to improve health issues; Heart, Enderlin, N.D., $10,000 for home visitation program for senior citizens; Jamestown College, $27,974 for patient simulation equipment to enhance nursing skills; Nelson County Health System, McVille, N.D., $50,000 for chemical-analyzer equipment; North Dakota Department of Human Services, Bismarck, $150,000 over three years, as matching funds for a federal grant supporting Alzheimer's education and respite care; North Dakota Military Medical Conference Inc., Bismarck, $9,980 for the 2005 conference in Fargo; Office of the First Lady of North Dakota, Bismarck, $28,590 for the first lady Mikey Hoeven's Women's Health Summit in Fargo; Red River Valley Dental Access Project, Fargo, $44,600 for the Urgent Care/Walk-in Dental Clinic; Southeastern North Dakota Community Action, Fargo, $38,800 for the Red River Children's Advocacy Center; South Central Adult Services, Valley City, N.D., $49,331 for a prescription assistance program; St. Joseph's Area Health Services, Park Rapids, Minn., $18,000 for a program to prevent diabetes and other obesity-related diseases; and United Blood Services, Fargo, $100,000 to match funds to purchase blood irradiator equipment, $50,000 generated from community and $50,000 matched by the foundation.