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NDCF gets grant

The North Dakota Community Foundation has received a $30,000 grant as part of support from the Philanthropic Preparedness, Resiliency and Emergency Partnership, a project of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities.

The grant will support NDCF staff in their work with volunteers in communities statewide.

Many of the grants from the NDCF improve and update emergency response services, which fits with PPREP’s focus of disaster preparedness and response.

Conservation award

Jan Swenson and Mike McEnroe, both of Bismarck, were honored by the North Dakota Wildlife Federation as Conservation Communicators of the Year.

The two made 25 presentations of “Keeping All the Pieces” in cities throughout the state. “Keeping All the Pieces” highlighted the balance of energy development with western North Dakota public lands, including Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Little Missouri National Grasslands.

The North Dakota Petroleum Council is seeking applicants for the Al Golden Memorial Scholarship program, which will provide a $2,000 scholarship to nine qualified college students pursuing degrees or training in an energy-related field.

Selection is based on academic achievement, work or internship experience in the oil and natural gas industry or a demonstrated commitment to a qualified area of study. Students must be attending a North Dakota college or university and remain a full-time student for the fall semester of 2018 and spring semester of 2019.

Applications are due June 1. For qualifications and application requirements for the scholarships, visit,