June 24, 2019

The Warroad Area Community Fund (WACF) announced their 2019 grant award recipients on June 19th. A total of $152,275 was granted to the following projects and organizations:

Warroad Area Community Fund

  • Double Sharp Strings Club
  • Keys for Kids- Community Concerts
  • Weekend Food for Children
  • Lao Traditional Dance and Art Program
  • Movies in the Park
  • Laketrails Northern MN Youth Camperships
  • Folk School Warroad Launch
  • Warroad Softball Complex Fencing
  • Warroad Market and October Festival
  • Warroad Lookout Tower
  • Warroad Heritage Center: Enriching Community Service

Warroad Education Fund

  • Building for the Future
  • West African Music & Culture Artist Residence
  • Warroad Special Education Flexible Seating
  • Skater Tots

Gaylord Gunderson Fund

  • CTE Refurbish and Renew
  • Quilting for the Future
  • Warroad Public Schools School Garden
  • Hands-on History and Science Interdisciplinary Labs
  • Warroad Elementary Special Ed Flexible Seating

Warroad Point Restoration Fund

  • Warroad Point Lookout Tower

Warroad Swim Program

  • Warroad Public Schools Indoor Pool


The WACF held a reception at the Warroad Senior Living Center on June 19th to celebrate this years’ grant recipients. WACF is a component fund of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation. Their mission is to support charitable, educational and public purpose projects that will enhance or improve quality of life in the Warroad area.

Stay up to date with all of the fund’s activity by following their page on Facebook: Warroad Area Community Fund.