Applications for our 2019 grant programs will open by October 15, 2018 for programs/projects that will take place from January 2019-March 2020.

 

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For more information on each of our grant opportunities please read below:

 

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Community Partnership Grant

 

 

 

Opening: By October 15

Deadline: December 15

Award amount: Up to $1,000

 

Who can apply:

This grant is open to individuals or groups who are not members of Sons of Norway and wish to share their Norwegian heritage and culture through the project for which they apply for funding.

 

Eligible projects:

Projects that promote and preserve the culture and heritage of Norway are eligible. Examples of previously funded projects are cultural classes, cultural fairs/festivals, instructional classes or video tapes, etc.

 

Notifications of awards will be made in March.

 

Payment to award recipients will be made in late March or early April.

 

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Full Grant Guidelines




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Helping Hands to Children Grant

Opening: By October 15

Deadline: December 31

Award amount: Up to $500.00

 

Who can apply:

All Sons of Norway Lodges in Canada, Norway and the United States.

 

Eligible projects:

The Helping Hands to Children Grant will provide funds to be used to establish educational programming and/or mentoring for children. Examples of eligible projects are: Adopt-A-School, Barnas Norsk Klubb, children’s heritage programing, books for reading programs, school equipment, mentoring services, supplies and other special programs for children.

 

Notifications of awards will be made in March.

 

Payment to award recipients will be made in late March or early April.

 

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Full Grant Guidelines




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Lodge Culture and Heritage Grant

Opening: By October 15

Deadline: December 31

Award Amount: Up to $1,500

 

Who can apply:

All Sons of Norway Lodges in Canada, Norway and the United States.

 

Eligible projects:

Projects that promote and preserve the Norwegian culture and heritage are eligible. Examples of previously funded projects are cultural classes and presentations, documenting local cultural history, hosting of visiting groups, etc. 

 

Notifications of awards will be made in March.

 

Payment to award recipients will be made in late March or early April.

 

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Full Grant Guidelines




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Lodge Vitality Grant

Opening: By October 15

Deadline: December 31

Award amount: Up to $1,000

 

Who can apply:

All Sons of Norway Lodges in Canada, Norway and the United States.

 

Eligible projects:

The Lodge Vitality Grant has been newly created to "give lodges a boost" in their operating budget that they would not likely receive from other sources.  Applicants must provide an itemized budget, explain how they will use the funds and demonstrate how this grant will help with lodge maintenance and growth.  Examples include replacement of aged or failing equipment that may be vital to the lodge's meetings/programs, new initiatives to increase membership, a new program to engage younger generations, etc.

 

Notifications of awards will be made in March.

 

Payment to award recipients will be made in late March or early April.

 

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Full Grant Guidelines

 




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Helping Hands to Members

 

In 2004 the Sons of Norway Foundation established this grant to help current members by awarding funds of up to $1,000 per family following natural disasters including floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and wildfires. 

 

Guidelines & Application

 

To receive further information please contact the Foundation Director at foundation@sofn.com.