North Dakota Natural Resources Trust

-Small Grant Program-


Promoting public awareness and education of North Dakota's natural resources.


The Trust is seeking grant proposals to assist in the implementation of our mission and the education and outreach elements identified in our Strategic Plan Statement of Need, as follows:

1. Public awareness and education on the values of wetlands, grasslands, and riparian areas; the importance of maintaining soil health and the interconnection with water quality and the overall health of our natural resources.

2. Public awareness and education on the importance of North Dakota natural resources.


The Small Grant funding has a total of $40,000 available for 2021.  Please see the links below for more information. Applications can be emailed to or mailed to North Dakota Natural Resources Trust, Attn: Small Grant Program, 1605 E Capitol Ave, Ste 101, Bismarck, ND 58501 (you do not need to do both).


Application Deadline: April 15, 2021

Final approvals of awarded grants are made at our spring board meeting (mid-May 2021).


Small Grant Program Flyer

Request for Proposals


Example Agreement

Reimbursement Request Form & Progress Report Instructions (PDF fillable version)

     *MS Word versions available upon request


If you have any questions or would like to request guidance, feel free to contact our office at (701) 223-8501. Thank you and we look forward to seeing your project ideas!