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Published November 03 2012

Contributions (November 03, 2012)

DMF awards $25,000 grant to FirstLink

Dakota Medical Foundation, Fargo, has awarded a $25,000 grant to FirstLink, Fargo.

The funds will be used to purchase and implement a new database resource system.

NDSU Impact Fund awards four grants

The North Dakota State University Development Foundation has awarded four grants totaling $136,000 through its Impact Fund, which offers major grants for NDSU programs that have a direct and positive impact on the lives and educational experiences of students.

The program is funded by contributions from alumni, parents and friends, and proceeds from the annual Bison Bidders Bowl.

Grants awarded include:

-$19,000 to the Department of Communication and Bison Information Network to purchase remote broadcasting equipment.

- $30,000 to the School of Music to host two upcoming symposiums.

- $41,000 to establish a Center for Cloud Computing.

- $46,000 to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to purchase high-performance computer equipment.