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Park Rapids Area Community Fund

Grant Application Guidelines

The Park Rapids Area Community Fund invites grant applications in support of charitable, educational and public purpose projects that will help the greater Park Rapids community address the challenges and opportunities that are central to our future in the area.  The Fund is a tool for positive change to position our community for long-term success and prosperity.  

Grants will be considered from any nonprofit organization or public agency whose project addresses one of the following priorities:  education and youth, community character, recreation and cultural opportunities, health care, expanding leadership, drug and alcohol awareness.

Special consideration will be given to projects that align closely with PRACF priorities, collaborates with others, utilizes matching funds (either cash or in-kind) and provides a long-term community impact.

Applications are available at the Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce or you may call/email at 218-732-4111 or chamber@parkrapids.com for a copy to be sent to you.  An electronic copy of the application can be downloaded from www.nwmf.org, under grants, then open grant rounds or on the Park Rapids Area Chamber website at www.parkrapids.com. 

Park Rapids Area Community Fund grant applications are due December 9, 2022.  Mail or deliver one copy to the Park Rapids Area Community Fund, PO Box 249, Park Rapids, MN 56470.   Completed applications may also be dropped off at Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce, 1204 Park Avenue South in Park Rapids.  Grants will be determined by December 15.

Grants are made possible through the generous donations of Park Rapids residents, businesses and friends who desire to give back to our community. To contribute to the grant fund and make a lasting impact on your community, please visit www.nwmf.org/give-now and select the Park Rapids Area Community Fund as the recipient of your donation. 

The Park Rapids Area Community Fund (PRACF) is a component fund of the
 Northwest Minnesota Foundation, a 501 c (3) organization.  
PRACF is committed to enhancing or improving the
 quality of life for residents and/or visitors of the Park Rapids area.

PRACF 2022 Grant Application


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