Foundation

Foundation

MDU Resources is committed to supporting the communities where we operate. We believe our success is directly related to a healthy social and economic environment. Through the MDU Resources Foundation, we can share our success and help our neighbors make our communities better places to live and work.

The foundation was incorporated in 1983. MDU Resources is proud of its record of supporting qualified organizations and hopes the foundation's efforts will continue to have a positive impact.

For more information about the MDU Resources Foundation, contact Rita O'Neill.

Grant Application

Find the MDU Resources Foundation grant application here.

To be considered, all requests must include a completed grant request form and the following:

  • Name and address of organization or charity as shown on the IRS determination letter.
  • Name, address and telephone number of contact person.
  • A copy of an Internal Revenue Service determination letter indicating tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), OR evidence of eligibility under Section 170(c)(1) of the IRC. Organizations described in section 170(c)(1) of the IRC are the United States, a possession of the United States, any state, the District of Columbia or any political subdivision thereof. A political subdivision would include a county, a city, a school district, a park district, etc. Contributions are allowable if they are used exclusively for public purposes.
  • Purpose or use of the requested grant.
  • Other information deemed appropriate, including program or project brochures, etc. that will be helpful in understanding the request.

Requests should be submitted no later than Oct. 1 of the year prior to the year for which funding is being sought. The foundation operates on a calendar-year budget.

MDU Resources Foundation Annual Report

This report provides more information about the MDU Resources Foundation and its work.