Frequently Asked Questions

1. For what purposes are Myra Foundation grants awarded?
For charitable, character-building and educational purposes in Grand Forks County, ND.

2. What groups or organizations are eligible to receive Myra Foundation grants?
To be eligible, the applicant must be a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization (not a private foundation as defined under 509(a).

3. Does the Myra Foundation limit its grant awards to a specific geographic region?
Due to demand and limited resources, all awards are confined to the boundaries and benefits of Grand Forks County, including the City of Grand Forks.

4. When are grant applications due in any calendar year?
All applications must be received by the Foundation on or before November 1 of each year.

5. When are grants typically awarded?
All awards are typically determined by early December of the calendar year.

6. If approved for a grant when might our organization expect to receive funding?
Normally funding will be received in mid-December.

7. Can application be made for multi-year grants?
No. The Myra bylaws specifically prohibit multi-year commitments.

8. What is the typical size grant awarded by the Foundation?
Typically the awards range between $500 and $5000, however there are no set parameters.

9. Are there any reporting requirements associated with the receipt of a grant?
Yes. All recipients are required to file a final report documenting expenditure of the funds in accordance with the stated request.