Giving Hearts Day

THANK YOU to the more than 30,000 givers who together raised $16.3 million on Giving Hearts Day 2019!


We Work By & Through Others

We lead initiatives to create a region of the healthiest people, build the fundraising success of health-related nonprofits, and invest in new ideas that can create widespread health improvement.


Donor Resources

Dakota Medical Foundation helps donors distill their personal giving philosophy around passions, values and goals.

Meeting Spaces

Our Gift to the Nonprofit Community

DMF offers free or low-cost meeting space for health organizations and nonprofits for training, planning retreats, and other meetings. Scheduling and cost are no longer obstacles to mobilizing nonprofits, businesses, community leaders, and others to address important issues in our region.

A Little Of Our History

Our Story of Changing Impact

Dakota Medical Foundation was formed in the 1960s by pioneering physicians and community leaders with the vision to build a progressive new hospital on Fargo’s growing south side. Initial tax exempt status was granted May 26, 1962.

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Who We Are

Staff & Board Members

DMF has evolved from passive grant maker to the role of capacity builder. We leverage our expertise, financial investments, and collaborative networks to solve complex, multifaceted health issues. We help organizations and individuals fulfill their purpose and make an impact.

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Amount Raised in 2019



Thank you to the more than 30,000
Giving Hearts!

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Dakota Medical Foundation leads community-centered initiatives, builds the fundraising success of charities, and invests in new ideas that create widespread health improvement.

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