The FM Area Foundation is a nonprofit community foundation by and for the people of Cass County, North Dakota, and Clay County, Minnesota. Our mission: We help donors maximize their philanthropy to create a vibrant community full of opportunities for everyone. The FM Area Foundation helps people give back to the causes they care about and ensures the community’s needs are addressed now and in the future. Giving should be easy, let us help! Working in partnership with individuals, families, businesses, and professional advisors, the FM Area Foundation manages more than 440 charitable funds and provides grants to qualified nonprofit organizations and causes. Connecting people and purpose in our region since 1960.