Fertile-Beltrami Area Community Fund

The Fertile-Beltrami Area Community Fund is a nonprofit organization that has invested more than $50,000 in grants over its six-year history. At its core, the Community Fund is an organization created with gifts from generous people committed to local causes. For donors, the Community Fund serves as a philanthropic advisor. For the community, the Community Fund serves as a grant maker and a civic leader. Through the support of its donors and fundholders, the Community Fund has been able to address some of the community’s most pressing needs, including community improvement, hunger and education.

The Fertile-Beltrami Area Community Fund seeks project proposals that will address one or more of the following: beautification of our community, recreation or tourism, contribution to the Fertile-Beltrami quality of place, housing, economic development or youth/senior educational experiences and opportunities. Special Consideration will be given to projects that attract people to our community, impact a number of people/residents, employ area residents, support the local economy, partner with other organizations and provide a grant match through either cash or donated goods/services (in-kind).


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Completed applications can be emailed to Kylie@GrowingYourBusiness.com or mailed to:

Fertile-Beltrami Community Fund

P.O. Box 4

Fertile, MN  56540


Over the course of two years, the Community Fund has contributed over $10,000 for a number of beautification signs including Welcome Signs and the Marquee Sign at Fertile-Beltrami School.
In 2016, the Community Fund awarded a $10,000 grant to the Fertile-Beltrami Splash Park.
The Community Fund contributed $5,000 toward improvements at Fair Meadow Assisted Living.
In 2015, the City of Beltrami was awarded a $5,000 grant for community park and playground improvements.
The Lake Agassiz Regional Library in Fertile was awarded a grant to purchase new computers in 2015.