The Random Acts of Kindness program assists Bemidji State students who are experiencing temporary financial crises that may prevent them from making progress in their degrees. With grants ranging from $50 - $100, this fund provides temporary help with rent, child care, medical care, gas and more. The Random Acts of Kindness program assists Bemidji State students who are experiencing temporary financial crises that may prevent them from making progress in their degrees. With micro-grants ranging from $100-$200 per semester, this fund provides emergency temporary financial assistance with rent, childcare, medical care, gas and more. For more information, please contact Travis Greene, Associate Vice President for Student Life and Success, by emailing email@example.com.
This fund helps American Indian students overcome short-term financial hurdles that could prevent them from completing their education. The BSU American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) presents one-time awards up to $500 from the Naadamaageng Fund to help deserving American Indian students overcome emergency financial obstacles on their way to achieving their education goals. For more information, please contact Chrissy Koch, AIRC Executive Director, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Swipe Out Hunger program assists students who are experiencing food insecurity and could use a little help with receiving some regular meals. A limited number of meal swipes for Wally’s Dining Center will be loaded on to student ID cards and can be used at any of the regularly schedule meals at Wally’s.
"Give What You Can, Take What You Need” food boxes are located all over campus and serve as an informal food pantry for students to take food that will support their needs. Click here for a list of current box locations.
This Community Resource Guide will help you as a Bemidji area resident and BSU student with information about community services, finances, wellness and more. Find out if you are eligible for SNAP benefits.
In partnership with the United Way of the Bemidji Area, and through generous donations by BSU/NTC faculty and staff, the Food Pantry provides BSU and NTC students with supplemental, shelf-stable groceries for no cost. For more information, please contact Nina Johnson, Hobson Memorial Union Director, by emailing email@example.com.