2024 Red Rock Run
June 13, 2024
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund is once again sponsoring the Red Rock Run! This is a 10K walk or run between Nashwauk and Keewatin held on the 4th of July.  Participation fee is $20.00. T-shirts are provided! Download the Form Here Registration begins... 'Keep Reading'
Goodland Volunteer Fire Department Receives $3,000 Grant
May 30, 2024
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund was honored to provide a $3,000 grant to the Goodland Volunteer Fire Department. With these funds, the Goodland Volunteer Fire Department will be able to supply their fire trucks and apply funds to help with fire suppl... 'Keep Reading'
GNK Youth Tackle Football Receives $500 Grant
April 10, 2024
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund was honored to award GNK Youth Tackle Football with a $500 grant. GNK Youth Tackle Football promotes health and safety of athletes and occasionally needs equipment upgrades. The grant funds were spent on purchasing n... 'Keep Reading'
City of Keewatin is Awarded $2,500 Grant
February 21, 2024
The City of Keewatin was awarded a $2,500 grant in Fall of 2023! The grant will provide a gathering space for community events or private use, as well as for repairs to historic boy scout log cabin located in the City Park of Keewatin.  The Nashw... 'Keep Reading'
NK Band Receives $1,000 Grant!
January 24, 2024
A $1,000 grant was given to the Nashwauk High School Band that will will go towards a band experience in January in Orlando, Florida! Funds will be used for a variety of trip-related expenses, such as entrance fees, security, on site personnel for th... 'Keep Reading'
Titans Baseball Team Awarded $1,500 Grant
September 26, 2023
The Titans 11U baseball team was awarded a $1,500 grant to help offset the cost hotels, gas and food as they traveled after qualifying for state. These young athletes gained experience in athleticism, leadership, competition, and understanding in how... 'Keep Reading'
Keewatin Fire Department Awarded $3000
September 5, 2023
The Keewatin Fire Department was awarded $3,000 to help replace fire boots. Many of the departments' former boots were expired, according to the NFPA guidelines that say gear needs to be replaced every ten years. The Keewatin Fire Department had ... 'Keep Reading'
Emma Williams Recipient of 1000 Dollar Scholarship
August 10, 2023
Congratulations Emma Williams on being awarded a NACF $1000 scholarship.  Emma is planning to attend the University of Minnesota, Crookston pursuing a double major in Health Science and Biology with a minor in Chemistry.  She has participated in Hi... 'Keep Reading'
Kaydence Bodin Recipient of 1000 Dollar Scholarship
August 10, 2023
Congratulation Kaydence Bodin on receiving a $1000 NACF scholarship.  Kaydence is heading to Bemidji State University with the intent of becoming a teacher! Kaydence has participated in volleyball, band, student council, senior class secretary, Natio... 'Keep Reading'
Cody Carroll recipient of 1000 dollar scholarship
August 9, 2023
Congratulations Cody Carroll on being awarded a NACF $1000 scholarship.  Cody is heading to the University of North Dakota to pursue Commercial Aviation. Cody has been involved with High School Band (2016-present), Marching Band (2017-present), Arc... 'Keep Reading'
2023 Red Rock Run Results
July 20, 2023
Great job to all of those who participated in the 2023 Nashwauk Red Rock Run!  Thank you to all of those volunteers that made it happen.  Download the results by division or overall results by clicking on the links below. 2023 RRR 10k results by ... 'Keep Reading'
NK Esports Awarded $2000
June 19, 2023
Esports helps students with team building, leadership, and has positive impacts on student self-esteem.  The grant of $2000 will directly fund the fees of the league that manages and coordinates all of the competitions.  It will also be used to purc... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk High School Committee Awarded $500
June 5, 2023
The Nashwauk High School Committee was awarded $500 for the student prom dinner.  Funds from the grant were used to provide a meal for the students at prom after the Grand March and before the dance to prevent the need for students to leave, drive, a... 'Keep Reading'
Plan to Participate in the 10k Red Rock Run 2023
May 25, 2023
Get ready! Get set! Go!  Run or walk on the 10k Red Rock Run on Tuesday, July 4th from Nashwauk to Keewatin. Registration begins at 7am at the Mesabi Trailhead at Hwy 169 in Nashwauk. Walkers begin at 7:30am Runners begin at 8:00 am Medals for ... 'Keep Reading'
Goodland Township Awarded $2000 for TBall Improvements
May 8, 2023
Goodland Township was awarded $2000 to help with the youth baseball program.  The funds will be used to add a TBall field to the existing field, add a backstop, purchase lime for the field, benches for the players, install picnic tables for parents a... 'Keep Reading'
NK Cheerleading Awarded $500
April 17, 2023
NK Cheerleading has been awarded $500 to aid the development of the cheerleading program. After three years of NKHS not having a cheerleading program, it is not in the process of being rebuilt.  With a small squad of 6 girls, the funds will be utili... 'Keep Reading'
NK Trap Club Awarded $1500
April 3, 2023
The NK Trap Club was awarded by NACF $1500. The funds offset the students costs for supplies and equipment in the 2023 trap season.  Funds will be utilized to pay for shells, clays and use of the Hibbing trap range facilities for our spring trap sho... 'Keep Reading'
Goodland Community Awarded $7000
March 29, 2023
YAY! The Goodland Community was awarded a $7,000 grant to help acquire ADA accessible playground equipment.  The community had a matching grant of which the NACF grant helped go towards the raising of funds for the playground. We are excited th... 'Keep Reading'
2022 Keewatin Elementary Bike Safety
August 8, 2022
Making bike safety education fun, Keewatin Police Chief, Chris Whitney, hosts annual presentations for K-6th grade, where students not only learn about bike traffic rules and safety tips, BUT 1 boy and 1 girl from each grade wins a bike!!! Talk about k... 'Keep Reading'
2022 Red Rock Race Results
July 12, 2022
Here are the results for the 2022 Nashwauk Area Red Rock Run. Male Runners: 1st place - Michael Butterfield - 33:43 2nd place - Greg Peterson - 36:10 3rd place - Ryan Zenanko - 37:41 Female Runners: 1st place - Ellyssa Peterson - 37:32 2nd plac... 'Keep Reading'
Scholarship Awarded to Jazlynn Svaleson
July 6, 2022
NACF awarded Jazlynn Svaleson with a scholarship for higher education. Jazlynn plans to attend Mesabi Range College for Industrial Mechanical Technology. In high school, she participated in National Honor Society, Math Team, Student Council, Basketball, V... 'Keep Reading'
Scholarship awarded to Daniel Olson
June 28, 2022
NACF recently awarded Daniel Olson with a scholarship for higher education. Daniel will attend Southwest Minnesota State University where he plans to major in 5-12 Education. His high school activities included cross country, basketball, track, student co... 'Keep Reading'
NACF Awards Grant to Spartan After School Program
June 7, 2022
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund is pleased to announce the Spartan After School Program as a grant recipient. They received $5,000 to purchase snacks and craft supplies. The Program provides enrichment, academics, and fun activities after school for elem... 'Keep Reading'
July 4th Red Rock Run
June 1, 2022
Join us for the Nashwauk Area Community Fund Red Rock Run on Monday, July 4, 2022! Registration starts at 7:00 am at the Mesabi Trail info area - Hwy 169 west entrance. Registration Form Fee $20.00 Walker’s Race starts at 7:30 am Runner’... 'Keep Reading'
City of Nashwauk Receives Grant for Bike Trail Improvements
May 2, 2022
The NACF is honored to continue supporting our community through our 2021 grant program. The city of Nashwauk received $4,000 for mountain bike trail research and consulting. We are excited about the fun improvements this will bring to our city. 
NACF Awards Grant to the City of Nashwauk
April 28, 2022
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund is honored to continue supporting our community through our 2021 grant program. The city of Nashwauk received $4,000 for mountain bike trail research and consulting. We are excited about the fun improvements this will brin... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk Area Community Fund Awards $5,000 to Nashwauk Library
March 31, 2022
The Nashwauk Library was one of seven recipients of grants totaling $25,000 awarded by the Nashwauk Area Community Fund (NACF) in 2021. The Nashwauk Library was awarded $5000 and was able to purchase eight computers to replace computers that were no long... 'Keep Reading'
NACF awards $1,000 to the NK High School Band
February 8, 2022
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund is proud to support our local community! Providing grants to our local schools has a great impact, and that's why we're proud to award $1,000 to the NK High School Band during the 2021 grant cycle. These funds will be util... 'Keep Reading'
Red Rock Run 10K Race Results
July 13, 2021
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2021 Red Rock Run 10K! The Nashwauk Area Community Fund was overjoyed to bring back the event this year, held on July 4th. Take a look below to find out overall race results and results by division.  ... 'Keep Reading'
Red Rock Run 10K – 4th of July Race
June 2, 2021
Sponsored by Nashwauk Area Community Fund and local businesses, the Red Rock Run 10K will be held on Sunday, July 4th. The fee for participating is $20.00. The race starts in Nashwauk and ends in Keewatin. T-shirts are provided and water is also pr... 'Keep Reading'
Congratulations, scholarship recipients!
May 26, 2021
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund is excited to announce this year's scholarship recipients for higher education! These students have worked diligently to each earn a $1,000 scholarship. Chloe Williams volunteers locally, plays various sports, and i... 'Keep Reading'
NACF donates calculators to Nashwauk High School Science Lab
May 19, 2021
Science is a hands-on subject. Students need to experiment, make observations, collect data, and find the results. However, the Nashwauk High School science lab lacked adequate supplies to allow for proper Covid-19 safety precautions during the pandemic.... 'Keep Reading'
NACF Gives Back to the Nashwauk Public Library
April 22, 2021
COVID-19 restrictions have presented a challenge for the Nashwauk Public Library. Materials need to be sanitized as they go out and especially as they return. Library Director Julie Stolp commented “Funding or maintaining our media, will directly affect... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk Area Community Fund reaches goal of $1 million
March 25, 2021
It started off with an idea from Nashwauk resident, Marion Kumpula, in the year 2000 and ended with a Community Fund of more than $1 million in December 2020. In twenty years, Nashwauk residents and other supporters of the Nashwauk Area Community Fund we... 'Keep Reading'
NACF Provides New Swings for the Keewatin City Park
January 14, 2021
The Keewatin Police Departments' Bike Safety Program submitted a grant application for the City of Keewatin during the 2020 grant season. The Nashwaulk Area Community Fund is proud to support the Keewatin community with safe, new playground equipment for ... 'Keep Reading'
July 19, 2020
We at the Nashwauk Area Community Fund are excited this year to award higher education scholarships.  Spenser Engel was awarded $1000 and plans to attend UMD to study Biology.  Lexi Clusiau received a $500 scholarship and plans to also attend UM... 'Keep Reading'
Angling - It's Part of #nashwaukcommunity
March 4, 2020
Spartan Angling is a class at Nashwauk High School dedicated to the betterment of youth angling in NE Minnesota and are pioneers in the craft.  The goal is to equip youth anglers to be stewards of Minnesota's waters by teaching them the art and science o... 'Keep Reading'
NACF Loves Libraries
January 26, 2020
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund loves serving our community.  Providing grants to our communities' libraries is a joy as we know the impact that books have on children.  It is our pleasure that we were able to give $2,500 grants to both the Nas... 'Keep Reading'
$1000 Granted toward ISD 319 Character Challenge Program
September 24, 2019
Nashwauk Keewatin High School started the school year with a great postive message. The Character Challenge Program held on September 3, 2019 helped to set the tone of the new year that NKHS is a welcoming environment, focused on building a positive c... 'Keep Reading'
NACF Donated $1000 to the Keewatin Elementary Bike Safety Program
July 14, 2019
Participate in the Red Rock Race
June 17, 2019
Red Rock Run – 4th of July race Sponsored by Nashwauk Area Community Fund and local businesses The race is run between Nashwauk and Keewatin – starts in Nashwauk and ends in Keewatin Fee is $15.00 – registration starts at 7:00 at the Me... 'Keep Reading'
$1000 Donated to Titans Cross Country Club for Warmups
May 7, 2019
The GNK cross country booster club submitted a grant application with the goal of purchasing team warm ups. The club specified that the warm-ups would belong to the program, not to the individual athletes, thus extending the use of the items in future... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk Home Sport Travel Show April 12-13, 2019
April 4, 2019
Nashwauk Area Community Fund will have a booth at the 34th Annual Nashwauk Home, Sport, and Travel Show.  There will be great food, kids activities, home made goods, and a wide range of vendors to see and learn more about.  Come and find out how NAC... 'Keep Reading'
NACF donates $1000 to ElderCircle Bone Builders Fitness and Exercise
February 25, 2019
Are you a senior?  Have a parent or grandparent in the Nashwauk area?   If you aren't familiar with Bone Builders, NACF has supported the organization for many years because of its significant impact on the well-being of the seniors in the Nashwau... 'Keep Reading'
NKHS receives a grant for the Character Challenge Program to Purchase Spartan Spirit Wear for Teachers & Students
January 27, 2019
Along with supporting the NKHS Character Development Program, the Nashwauk Area Community Fund also provided a $1,063 grant to help gift each student and NKHS staff member a SPARTAN STRONG shirt with a message on the back which supports the Ch... 'Keep Reading'
November 12th - 2018 Grant Decision - Final Meeting
November 4, 2018
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund will be holding a meeting on November 12, 2018 to make grant decisions for all of the applications submitted.  Be on the lookout for information being posted about the grant winners.
Come Celebrate with us!
October 2, 2018
The Nashwauk Area Community Fund balance is over $760,000! Join us for an evening of conversation as we hear from the original board advisors. Hear their story.  Share your story. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 MJ's Resort and Lodge 28179 East Shore ... 'Keep Reading'
NKHS Character Development Program
September 5, 2018
On Septeber 5, 2018, Travis Guida and Ron Wilson, aka "Kaboose" presented a high energy, interactive team building program for all staff and students that kicked off the school year on the 2nd day of classes. The morning began with the staff, wearing... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk Area Community Fund Supported 61 Girls
July 16, 2018
The ISD 319 Spartan K-6 girls' basketball had 61 girls participate during the 2017-2018 school year. Each grade level practiced 2 times per week. Grades k-6 played at half time of varsity games, and Grades 4-6 had other tournaments and games as well. ... 'Keep Reading'
ISD 319 Spartan After School Fun Club extends educational day for students
June 18, 2018
The program received a $5,000 grant from NACF. The Spartan After School Fun Club provides enrichment and quality supervision for children from kindergarten through sixth grade after school. Daily events include academics, enrichment, fun activities... 'Keep Reading'
Find Out How Families Get Groceries at Neighbors Helping Neighbors
May 16, 2018
Our trusty board member, Robin Gangl, went out to find out how families get groceries at Neighbors Helping Neighbors.  Neighbors Helping Neighbors received a grant from the Nashwauk Area Community Fund during the 2017-2018 grant cycle.  Watch and Lear... 'Keep Reading'
Attend the 33rd Annual Nashwauk Home, Sport & Travel Show
March 20, 2018
****Purchase Raffle tickets at our booth for a chance to win a homemade quilt donated by Robin Gangl!!*** Come visit our booth and find out how the Nashwauk Area Community Fund is impacting the Nashwauk Communuity. 33rd Annual Nashwauk Home, ... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk Area Community Fund Grant Given to Neighbors Helping Neighbors
March 18, 2018
The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Shelf (NHN) is a well-known local food shelf in the Nashwauk community.  The Food Shelf distributes over 5,000 pounds of food and essentials monthly to approximately 190 households. Neighbors helping Neighbors ... 'Keep Reading'
Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Scholarship deadline approaching soon
March 1, 2018
 The deadline to submit a Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation scholarship applications is March 15. There are so many great scholarships.  If you or anyone you know is interested in getting any education or training this fall, please encourage... 'Keep Reading'
Nashwauk Community Fund Supports Bone Builders with a 2017 Grant
February 21, 2018
Bone Builders, a program of ElderCircle, helps to maintain the independence of older adults by linking them and their caregivers to services, which enable them to stay in their homes longer. Bone Builders is a no-impact, non-aerobic exercise progra... 'Keep Reading'
N-K Band Receives a $5,000 Donation from Nashwauk Community Fund to Purchase Instruments
February 12, 2018
The NK bands are the largest student group in the Nashwauk-Keewatin School District. They serve a diverse population of students at Nashwauk-Keewatin and have around 40% of the high school student body participating in the band program, and it’s gro... 'Keep Reading'

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