Press Releases

Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Special Project Grants: Spirit Lake Schools

December 19, 2023

 In 2023, the Advisory Council awarded $123,751 and also chose to make four Special Project Grants. All agreed that one way to continue our focus of ‘making broad impacts throughout the County’ would be to work with our schools. Each District was contacted to consider projects that would have direct student impact and submitted their […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Special Project Grants: Okoboji Schools

December 19, 2023

 In 2023, the Advisory Council awarded $123,751 to eighteen nonprofit applicants and also chose to make four Special Project Grants. All agreed that one way to continue our focus of ‘making broad impacts throughout the County’ would be to work with our schools. Each District was contacted to consider projects that would have direct student […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Special Project Grants: Harris-Lake Park Schools

December 19, 2023

 In 2023, the Advisory Council awarded $123,751 and also chose to make four Special Project Grants. All agreed that one way to continue our focus of ‘making broad impacts throughout the County’ would be to work with our schools. Each District was contacted to consider projects that would have direct student impact and submitted their […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Special Project Grants: Graettinger-Terril Schools

December 19, 2023

 In 2023, the Advisory Council awarded $123,751 and also chose to make four Special Project Grants. All agreed that one way to continue our focus of ‘making broad impacts throughout the County’ would be to work with our schools. Each District was contacted to consider projects that would have direct student impact and submitted their […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2023 Grants

December 19, 2023

 The Dickinson County Endowment Fund, in support of eighteen projects led by Dickinson County non-profit organizations, has distributed grants totaling $123,751.95.  Chairman Sue Blake recognized the 2023 Advisory Council, which is made up of volunteers who broadly represent the County’s residents: Evan Bensley – Lake Park, Sue Blake – Spirit Lake, Sandi Bueltel – Superior, […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2022 Grants

May 9, 2023

The Dickinson County Endowment Fund, in support of sixteen projects led by Dickinson County non-profit organizations, has distributed grants totaling $96,328. DCEF Council Advisor Ann Ditsworth recognized the 2022 Advisory Council, which is made up of volunteers who broadly represent the County’s residents: Evan Bensley – Lake Park, Vice Chair Sue Blake – Spirit Lake, […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2021 Grants

May 5, 2022

The Dickinson County Endowment Fund, in support of thirteen projects led by Dickinson County non-profit organizations, has distributed grants totaling $94,308.  DCEF Council Advisor Ann Ditsworth noted, “Our Non-profit organizations work hard to serve the diverse needs and opportunities throughout the county. The Dickinson County Endowment Fund is excited to support these positive projects in […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2020 Grants

March 26, 2021

In lieu of a public event, this year we recognize our Council, Staff and Grantees in print format only. The Dickinson County Endowment Fund Advisory Council is made up of volunteers who broadly represent the County’s residents; we live throughout the County and have diverse backgrounds. Austin Fairchild (Terril) – Chair Sue Blake (Spirit Lake) – […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2019 Grants

October 7, 2019

2019 Grantees The Dickinson County Endowment Fund, in support of seventeen projects led by Dickinson County non-profit organizations, has distributed grants totaling $94,262.  These awards were made during the Annual Grant Celebration held at the Terril Community Center on September 23. DCEF Council Advisor Ann Ditsworth noted, “Our Non-profit organizations work hard to serve the […]

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards 2018 Grants

October 4, 2018

The Dickinson County Endowment Fund has announced grants totaling $87,655 are being distributed in support of twenty-five non-profit organization projects benefitting Dickinson County.  Awards were made during the Annual Grant Celebration held at the Milford Fire Station on September 20th. DCEF Council Advisor Ann Ditsworth noted, “Dickinson County Non-profit organizations work hard to serve the […]

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