North Star Grant Program
Shaping the Future of the Club and Cross Country Skiing
Norm Oakvik, a club founder, donated a part of his estate to NSSTC to support the club and to further grow the sport of Nordic Skiing in Minnesota.
Each year the North Star Grant program seeks, evaluates and funds worthy projects.
We are accepting proposals for the 2022 cycle, due by April 30, 2022. FFI on Grant Program Link #1; Link #2.
In 2021 this program provided $25,000 for these projects:
• Ottertail Nordic Ski Assoc.-skis for youth program
• Medicine Lake Ski Club–grooming equipment
• Loppet Foundation–lighting at Theo. Wirth Park
• M Ashwabay–construction equipment for trails
• North Superior Ski Club–ski equipment & course markers
• Washington Co. Ski Club–ski equipment
In 2020 this program provided $25,000 in funding for the following projects. FFI on 2020 projects: Link.
• MN Youth Ski League
• Bemidji Area Cross Country Ski Club
• Sugarbush Trail Assoc.
• Rochester Active Sports Club (RASA)
• Banadad Trail Assoc.
• Itasca Ski and Outing Club
• Agassiz Environmental Learning Ctr.