Who can apply:
Local Lodge Partnership grants are only available to Sons of Norway Lodges. All lodges in the Canada, Norway and the United States are eligible to apply.
Projects that promote and preserve the culture and heritage of Norway are eligible. Examples of previously funded projects are cultural classes, cultural fairs, equipment that will allow a lodge to host a cultural activity, hosting of visiting groups, instructional videos, etc.
Lodge building repairs do not qualify.
How are winners selected?
The winners are selected by a committee appointed by the Sons of Norway Foundation. Award decisions are based upon:
- the lodge’s record of activities
- adherence to the mission of the Sons of Norway Foundation (listed above)
- to what extent the proposed project will benefit lodges and members of the Sons of Norway
What is the timeline for this grant?
To be considered for the 2017 grant season, all Local Lodge Partnership grant applications must be submitted online by December 15, 2016.
Notifications of awards will be made in March of 2017.
Payment to award recipients will be made in late March or early April of 2017.
The deadline to apply for this grant has passed.