Applications for 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant due April 26

Posted: Mar 26 2019
NDAD is seeking for applications for its 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant.

The $5,000 grant is awarded annually to one North Dakota agency / organization to be used for a health, welfare, social service or educational purpose for at-risk populations.

The grant is named for NDAD’s late co-founder and program services leader.
Faye Gibbens, in 2013.


The 2018 grant recipient was The Arc, Upper Valley, based in Grand Forks, for a Wings for All airport use rehearsal program for people with disabilities.

More information and a downloadable, fillable application form are available HERE.

The deadline for application submissions is 5 p.m. Friday, April 26. The recipient will be announced later this spring.

Jenny Chavez
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