The North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation 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.
  • Brought more than $275,000 in relief to producers devastated by relentless floods, blizzards and wildfires in 2009, 2013 and 2017.
  • 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.

Ways to support the Foundation:
  • Memorials & Honorary Tributes - Honor a loved one with a memorial or tribute gift. Contributions in any amount are accepted and appreciated.
  • Cash Donations - 
  • Fundraisers 
  • Other Gifts
 
Contribution Form
 
2018 Donor Thank-You
 
The North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Scholarships

 
The Foundation offers scholarships to help students prepare for beef industry and related careers and help offset the cost of their college education.
 
Offering includes:
 
 
 

 

Memorials & Honorary Tributes

 
Recognize a loved one with a memorial or tribute gift.
 
Contributions in any amount are accepted and appreciated.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Fundraisers

The Foundation holds a variety of fundraisers. This year it will host the Stockmen's Foundation Ball at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck on Dec. 7, 2019.

More information will be available mid-summer.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NDSF board members include Warren Zenker, president; Dan Rorvig of McVille, vice president; Jeff Dahl of Gackle; Renee Erickson of Dickinson; Gene Harris of Killdeer; Mark Huseth of McLeod; Howdy Lawlar of Watford City; Jeff Schafer of New Rockford and Richard C. Tokach of St. Anthony.
 
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