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North Dakota Industrial Commission
Outdoor Heritage Fund
State Capitol, 14th Floor, 600 E Boulevard Ave. Dept. 405
Bismarck, ND 58505-0840
Phone: 701-328-3722 Fax: 701-328-2820
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Next Grant Round Deadline Date: May 1, 2019
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Industrial Commission OHF Advisory Board Grant Round 13 Approvals
Next Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board Meeting:

December 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m.  
Department of Mineral Resources Conference Room
1000 East Calgary, Bismarck, ND 58501

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Listen to the live Advisory Board meeting at the DMR - Oil and Gas Division Conference Room

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North Dakota's Outdoor Heritage Fund was established in 2013 as a multi-million dollar program to provide grants to state agencies, tribal governments, political subdivisions, and nonprofit organizations, with higher priority given to projects that enhance conservation practices in this state by:

bullet symbol  Directive A - Providing access to private and public lands for sportsmen, including projects that create fish and wildlife habitat and provide access for sportsmen;

bullet symbol  Directive B - Improving, maintaining and restoring water quality, soil conditions, plant diversity, animal systems, and by supporting other practices of stewardship to enhance farming and ranching;

bullet symbol  Directive C - Developing, enhancing, conserving and restoring wildlife and fish habitat on private and public lands; and

bullet symbol  Directive D - Conserving natural areas and creating other areas for recreation through the establishment and development of parks and other recreation areas.

The Outdoor Heritage Fund will receive up to $40 million per biennium from oil and gas production tax revenue.

The North Dakota Industrial Commission has oversight of the Outdoor Heritage Fund. The Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board (consisting of 12 voting and 4 ex-officio members) shall make recommendations to the Commission on the funding of grants.

Meetings and Grant Round Dates:
Grant round deadline dates will be November 1, 2017, April 1, 2018, July 15, 2018, October 1, 2018, May 1, 2019 and November 1, 2019. The Outdoor Heritage Fund Advisory Board meeting date - to be determined.

Laws, Policies and Forms
bullet symbol  Chapter 54-17.8
bullet symbol  Application Process
bullet symbol  Review, Scoring and Approval Process
bullet symbol  Sample Budget Form

bullet symbol Application Form (Fillable PDF - Please use Internet Explorer Browser.) Note: If having you are having difficulties accessing the form, we can email you the PDF application form or you can also use the word format below.

bullet symbol Application Form (Word)

bullet symbol NRCS Field Tech Guide Information
bullet symbol  Scoring Form and Ranking Form
bullet symbol  Sample State Agency Contract
bullet symbol  Sample Tribal Entity Contract
bullet symbol  Sample Political Subdivision Contract
bullet symbol  Sample Non-Profit Contract
bullet symbol  Report Form - Exhibit B
bullet symbol  Final Report
bullet symbol  Donor Form
bullet symbol  Volunteer Form
bullet symbol  Financials

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Mailing Address:
Karlene Fine
Industrial Commission
State Capitol 14th Floor
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 405
Bismarck, ND 58505-0840
Phone: (701)328-3722
Fax: (701)328-2820
E-mail: outdoorheritage@nd.gov

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