Ralph Engelstad Arena Distributes $1 Million to The University of North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (August 27, 2018) – Ralph Engelstad Arena (REA) announced today its annual distribution to the University of North Dakota (UND) in the amount of $1 million.
“This significant figure marks our continued commitment to UND and the surrounding community,” said Kris Engelstad of the Engelstad Foundation. “This commitment has lasted for 60-plus years, stemming from my parents’ passion for UND and extending well into our present-day efforts to support and enhance all that the university has to offer.”
The distribution – an amount that may vary or fluctuate annually – is part of a continued usage agreement between REA and UND running through June 30, 2020.
About Engelstad Foundation
The Engelstad Foundation was created in 2002 by Ralph & Betty Engelstad for the purpose of partnering to create solutions in medical research, improving day to day living for people with disabilities and raising the possibilities for high-risk individuals. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided more than $300 million in grants to organizations focused on animal compassion, at-risk individuals, education, historical preservation, medical research and support, people with disabilities and veterans.
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