North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation
The North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that was established in 2008 to fufill important beef-related promotion, research, scholarship, leadership and building objectives and to leave behind a legacy for future generations.
With the support of generous donors it has:
- Provided more than 60 scholarships to students studying for beef industry and related careers.
- Delivered nearly a half-million dollars in relief to producers devastated by relentless floods, blizzards, wildfires and drought in 2009, 2013, 2017 and 2019.
- Established a beef research fund to help keep producers on the cutting edge of science and technology.
- Helped develop curriculum to assist families with the generational transfer of their farms and ranches to keep the industry strong for years to come.
- With the North Dakota Stockmen's Association, provided $20,000 of beef from North Dakota ranchers to feed hungry families through the Great Plains Food Bank.
Ways to support the Foundation:
- Memorials and Honorary Tributes - Honor a loved one with a memorial or tribute gift. Contributions in any amount are accepted and appreciated.
- Cash Donations
- Other Gifts
North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation Board of Directors
NDSF board members include Dan Rorvig of McVille, president; Jeff Schafer of New Rockford, vice president; Terrald Bang of Killdeer; Teresa Dvorak of Manning; Jerry Effertz of Velva; Gene Heinrich of Medina; Wendy Stuber of Bowman; Howdy Lawlar of Watford City; and Jason Leiseth of Arnegard.