Current Activities

  • Through the generous contribution of the North Dakota Petroleum Council and the Hess Corporation, two $5,000 scholarships and two $2,500 scholarships have been provided to students, who worked in the oil fields, and now want to expand their education in one of our institutions. The 2017 winners are attending Dickinson State University and Minot State University. The 2016 winners attended Minot State University and Bismarck State College.


  • Gate City Bank GateCity has provided the foundation with a gift and an award was presented to a faculty member through the Humanities Council.


  • Envision 2030 meetings and SBHE Retreat sponsored by the Lumina Foundation ($8,050).


  • Development of a giving program for families and institutions to donate to higher education and not just one single college or university.


  • Developing a Marketing Strategy.