Community News

GFACF to Partner with Kiwanis on Fundraising Effort

The Granite Falls Area Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Granite Falls Kiwanis as the organization initiates a new fundraising campaign to rebuild its Popcorn Stand building and upgrade equipment, all to continue its support of community youth activities. The current Popcorn Stand building was constructed in 1969, fifty years after the Ernston…

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We Did It!

Project IMPACT at Rice Park a Success! The summer of 2023 saw the completion of the new playground in Rice Park.  The project was kick started by the Bush Foundation with seed money for a project that would benefit the Granite Falls area.  With that start area residents, businesses and the city of Granite Falls…

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It’s Happening!

Project IMPACT at Rice Park GRANITE FALLS AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RECEIVES $15,000 BLANDIN FOUNDATION LEADERSHIP BOOST GRANT FOR “EXPANSION OF PROJECT IMPACT” The Granite Falls Area Community Foundation – Project Impact will use a $15,000 Blandin Foundation Leadership Boost Grant for the addition of an ADA Whirl to the State-of-the-Art Playground being built in Spring…

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Citizens Alliance Bank Donates to Project IMPACT

The Granite Falls Area Community Foundation (GFACF) is excited to announce that Citizens Alliance Bank has donated $15,000 to Project IMPACT to help with the purchase and installation of a new ADA compliant playground for Rice Park.  This donation, combined with the $180,000 already secured for this project from the Bush Foundation, is a giant…

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Project IMPACT at Rice Park

Announcing Phase 1 of Project IMPACT Project IMPACT (Investing Meaningful Projects Achieving Community Togetherness) at Rice Park is a multi-phase project intended to give our local Rice Park a facelift that will expose more people to our beautiful, unique, riverside community. Phase 1 of Project IMPACT at Rice Park calls for a new state-of-the-art playground, pictured here, which will Be…

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