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 -
- Other Gifts
The North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
The Foundation offers scholarships to help students prepare for beef industry and related careers and help offset the cost of their college education.
Memorials & Honorary Tributes
Recognize a loved one with a memorial or tribute gift.
Contributions in any amount are accepted and appreciated.
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.