Grant Guide

North Star Ski Touring Club (NSSTC)

North Star Fund Grants


This grant program seeks to enrich and grow the sport of Nordic skiing for all ages.

Application & Review Process

Deadline: March 31, 2024

An application template is provided and should be submitted with a budget by email.

Funding Amount

$500 – $5,000

Projects greater that $5,000 may be considered, depending on scope and needs. This fund has invested more than $45,000 in Nordic ski projects since 2016.



Education and training, trail and facilities development, equipment acquisition, and synergistic partnerships.

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501(c)(3) organizations focused on Nordic skiing; educational programs; municipalities and counties.

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Land Type & Geography

Projects that support Nordic skiing at parks or trails in Minnesota are eligible.

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Statistics & Examples

Past Award Examples

Loppet FoundationConstruction of the Trailhead Center at Theodore Wirth Park
Norpine Trail AssociationConstruction of a trail maintenance equipment facility
Sugarbush Trail AssociationPurchase of trail grooming equipment

The information about this grant was last updated on 1/21/2021. Be sure to contact the granting organization directly to verify details.