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Forum staff reports , Published October 25 2013

Contributions - 10/26/13

Xcel Energy donates to Kid Quest program

The Plains Art Museum, Fargo, has received a $10,000 grant from Xcel Energy to help support the museum’s Kid Quest program, a free art program for families held on the first Saturday of the month from October through April.

Kid Quest offers children and parents the opportunity to explore the art galleries and then create an art project together at the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity at the museum.

More than 2,000 youth and adults attend the free Kid Quest programs each year. The grant will also help the museum offer a gallery and studio program for teens in the coming year.

Offutt foundation grant awarded for program

The Offutt Family Foundation has awarded the Jeremiah Program a $50,000 grant to help build a permanent campus in Fargo-Moorhead.

The program serves low-income single mothers and their children in a residential community that includes an early childhood learning center.

The Jeremiah Program has two sites in Minneapolis and St. Paul with another site opening soon in Austin, Texas.