Past Grant Recipients

2020 Grants

  • $10,000 to Essentia Health for COVID-19 Response
  • $500 to Mask Mania for free COVID-19 masks
  • $5,000 to ISD 317 Medical and Dental appointments
  • $2,500 to Deer River Boys and Girls Club
  • $2,500 to Mikinaak Park in Ball Club
  • $500 in Patient Assistance Fund Grants
  • $5,000 to Jim Tarbell Cancer Care Fund Recipients
  • $1,300 to Essentia Health-Deer River Infusion Center

2019 Grants

  • $1,000 to Essentia Health for water safety for children
  • $7,187 to Essentia Health for Bilimeter
  • $5,500 for Jim Tarbell Cancer Care Fund Awards
  • $500 to Essentia Health for Mental Health Awareness
  • $550 to King Elementary Garden
  • $5,000 to Movement/Step Coalition for Substance Use Prevention
  • $2,500 to Deer River Area Food Shelf

2018 Grants

  • $1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children
  • $1,700 to Deer River Pony League for AED
  • $2,500 to Second Harvest Food Bank for AED
  • $7,359 to Essentia Health Deer River for Comstock Gazebo
  • $$2,500 to Deer River Area Food Shelf
  • $500 to Deer River Farmers Market
  • $500 to Rollerblade for Cancer Aid

2017 Grants

  • $5,068 to ISD 317 for Community Fitness Center equipment
  • $1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children
  • $3,000 to Essentia Health-Homestead for new blinds for living room
  • $2,500 to Second Harvest Food Bank for Fresh Produce
  • $1,700 to Bethany Lutheran for AED
  • $500 to Deer River Area Food Shelf

2016 Grants

  • $1,200 to Essentia Health-Deer River for EKG Software
  • $5,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Deer River for Healthy Habits Curriculum
  • $1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children
  • $5,000 to ISD 317 for The Movement underage substance use prevention
  • $10,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for handicapped bathroom door openers
  • $1,500 to Essentia Health-Homestead Activities Department
  • $3,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River EMS

2015 Grants

  • $500 to Essentia Health-Deer River for a Mother’s Room
  • $1,000 to ISD 317 for Mother’s Rooms at King Elementary and Deer River High School
  • $1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for water safety for children
  • $4,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Student Internship Program
  • $6,500 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Newborn Audiology Screening Equipment
  • $6,718 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Department
  • $6,500 to Essentia Health-Deer River EMS for Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Additional Giving

  • $4,800 to Essentia Health-Homestead for Biodex Stepper
  • $9,545 to Essentia Health-Homestead Living Room Update
  • $600 to Essentia Health-Grand Rapids for Doppler Monitor
  • $2,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Wellness Garden
  • $3,100 to Essentia Health-Homestead Vital Signs Monitor
  • $1,000 to Essentia Health-Deer River for Waiting Room Update
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