NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION

Address
PO BOX 489
CANDO, ND 58324
Contact
Phone: +1 (701) 968-4416
Nonprofit
NTEE: B12 - Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
EIN: 45-0455194

Mission

NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION WAS CREATED PRIMARILLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE BENEFIT OF DESERVING GRADUATES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN THE NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT #10. IT WAS ALSO CREATED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS TO THE NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT #10 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, PURCHASING EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND AIDS, AND FOR PROVIDING ADEQUATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND FACULTY.
 2012201120102009
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Metropolitan statistical area0000
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $0.00$0.00 
Number of employees 00 
Number of people compensated >$100k 00 
Number of volunteers 4417 
Personnel
Borstad, Dean
TitleDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personDEAN BORSTADDEAN BORSTAD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.10  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  
Bulman, Lee
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personLEE BULMANLEE BULMANLEE BULMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Elsperger, John
TitlePresidentPresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN H ELSPERGERJOHN H ELSPERGERJOHN H ELSPERGER 
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Jacksen, Vickie
TitleDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personVICKIE JACKSENVICKIE JACKSEN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.10  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  
Knutson, Jayson
TitleDirector   
Name of key/compensated personJAYSON KNUTSON   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00   
Miller, Rj
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personRJ MILLERRJ MILLERRJ MILLER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Morlock, Joni
Title DirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person JONI MORLOCKJONI MORLOCK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Oakland, Todd
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personTODD OAKLANDTODD OAKLANDTODD OAKLAND 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Peters, Steven
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentDirector 
Name of key/compensated personSTEVEN PETERSSTEVEN PETERSSTEVEN PETERS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Starr, Julie
Title PresidentPresident 
Name of key/compensated person JULIE STARRJULIE STARR 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.10 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE BENEFIT OF DESERVING GRADUATES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN THE NORTH STAR PSD #10, AND ALSO PROVIDES FUNDS TO THE NORTH STAR PSD #10 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE BENEFIT OF DESERVING GRADUATES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN THE NORTH STAR PSD #10, AND ALSO PROVIDES FUNDS TO THE NORTH STAR PSD #10 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. 
Primary exempt purposeNORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION WAS CREATED PRIMARILY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE BENEFIT OF DESERVING GRADUATES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN THE NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT #10. IT WAS ALSO CREATED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS TO THE NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICT #10 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, PURCHASING EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND AIDS, AND FOR PROVIDING ADEQUATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND FACULTY.   
Program service expenses, total$18,445.00$19,400.00$14,547.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR STUDENTS OF THE NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT # 10, CANDO, NORTH DAKOTA (CLASS SIZE RANGES FROM ABOUT 15 - 30 STUDENTS PER YEAR), AND ALSO TO GRADUATES OF THE SCHOOL WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THEIR THIRD OR FOURTH YEAR OF A POST-SECONDARY MAJOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION (THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS MEETING THIS CRITERIA CANNOT BE READILY DETERMINED, AND CAN FLUCTUATE GREATLY FROM YEAR-TO-YEAR). A COMMITTEE EVALUATES EACH APPLICATION, BASED UPON THE CRITERIA ESTABLISHED ON THE APPLICATIONS, AND AWARDS A NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN VARYING AMOUNTS, BASED UPON THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS AND THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS AVAILABLE TO BE PROVIDED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
Program expenses $14,425.00$10,146.00 
Grants and allocations made $14,425.00$10,146.00 
Program description SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR STUDENTS OF THE NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT # 10, CANDO, NORTH DAKOTA (CLASS SIZE RANGES FROM ABOUT 15 - 30 STUDENTS PER YEAR), AND ALSO TO GRADUATES OF THE SCHOOL WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THEIR THIRD OR FOURTH YEAR OF A POST-SECONDARY MAJOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION (THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS MEETING THIS CRITERIA CANNOT BE READILY DETERMINED, AND CAN FLUCTUATE GREATLY FROM YEAR-TO-YEAR). A COMMITTEE EVALUATES EACH APPLICATION, BASED UPON THE CRITERIA ESTABLISHED ON THE APPLICATIONS, AND AWARDS A NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN VARYING AMOUNTS, BASED UPON THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS AND THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS AVAILABLE TO BE PROVIDED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR STUDENTS OF THE NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT # 10, CANDO, NORTH DAKOTA (CLASS SIZE RANGES FROM ABOUT 15 - 30 STUDENTS PER YEAR), AND ALSO TO GRADUATES OF THE SCHOOL WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THEIR THIRD OR FOURTH YEAR OF A POST-SECONDARY MAJOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION (THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS MEETING THIS CRITERIA CANNOT BE READILY DETERMINED, AND CAN FLUCTUATE GREATLY FROM YEAR-TO-YEAR). A COMMITTEE EVALUATES EACH APPLICATION, BASED UPON THE CRITERIA ESTABLISHED ON THE APPLICATIONS, AND AWARDS A NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN VARYING AMOUNTS, BASED UPON THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS AND THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS AVAILABLE TO BE PROVIDED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS. 
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO TOWNER COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, RESIDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST THEIR THIRD YEAR OF A POST-SECONDARY MAJOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN AN AGRICULTURE-RELATED FIELD. A COMMITTEE REVIEWS ALL APPLICATIONS AND, BASED UPON CRITERIA ESTABLISHED ON THE APPLICATIONS, AWARDS ONE OR MORE SCHOLARSHIPS, WITH THE CUMULATIVE AWARDS PER YEAR NOT TO EXCEED $1,000. THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IS NOT READILY DETERMINABLE.
Program expenses $500.00$500.00 
Grants and allocations made $500.00$500.00 
Program description SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO TOWNER COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, RESIDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST THEIR THIRD YEAR OF A POST-SECONDARY MAJOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN AN AGRICULTURE-RELATED FIELD. A COMMITTEE REVIEWS ALL APPLICATIONS AND, BASED UPON CRITERIA ESTABLISHED ON THE APPLICATIONS, AWARDS ONE OR MORE SCHOLARSHIPS, WITH THE CUMULATIVE AWARDS PER YEAR NOT TO EXCEED $1,000. THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IS NOT READILY DETERMINABLE.SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO TOWNER COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, RESIDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST THEIR THIRD YEAR OF A POST-SECONDARY MAJOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN AN AGRICULTURE-RELATED FIELD. A COMMITTEE REVIEWS ALL APPLICATIONS AND, BASED UPON CRITERIA ESTABLISHED ON THE APPLICATIONS, AWARDS ONE OR MORE SCHOLARSHIPS, WITH THE CUMULATIVE AWARDS PER YEAR NOT TO EXCEED $1,000. THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IS NOT READILY DETERMINABLE. 
THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS A VARIETY OF CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN WHICH STUDENTS OF NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #10, CANDO, NORTH DAKOTA (TOTAL SCHOOL ENROLLMENT IS CURRENTLY IN THE RANGE OF 250 STUDENTS) PARTICIPATE DURING THE YEAR. UPON APPROVAL BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, REQUESTS FOR FUNDS MADE BY VARIOUS ACTIVITY GROUPS ARE FULFILLED AS THOSE FUNDS BECOME AVAILABLE TO THE FOUNDATION.
Program expenses $4,475.00$3,901.00 
Grants and allocations made $4,475.00$3,901.00 
Program description THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS A VARIETY OF CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN WHICH STUDENTS OF NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #10, CANDO, NORTH DAKOTA (TOTAL SCHOOL ENROLLMENT IS CURRENTLY IN THE RANGE OF 250 STUDENTS) PARTICIPATE DURING THE YEAR. UPON APPROVAL BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, REQUESTS FOR FUNDS MADE BY VARIOUS ACTIVITY GROUPS ARE FULFILLED AS THOSE FUNDS BECOME AVAILABLE TO THE FOUNDATION.THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS A VARIETY OF CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN WHICH STUDENTS OF NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #10, CANDO, NORTH DAKOTA (TOTAL SCHOOL ENROLLMENT IS CURRENTLY IN THE RANGE OF 250 STUDENTS) PARTICIPATE DURING THE YEAR. UPON APPROVAL BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, REQUESTS FOR FUNDS MADE BY VARIOUS ACTIVITY GROUPS ARE FULFILLED AS THOSE FUNDS BECOME AVAILABLE TO THE FOUNDATION. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$16,368.00$13,918.00$17,578.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$12,499.00$8,482.00$10,801.00$21,249.00
Investment income, current yr$2,380.00$3,347.00$4,156.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $8,482.00$10,801.00 
Total unrelated business revenue $0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr $2,089.00$2,621.00 
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts $23,482.00$25,667.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events $2,000.00$4,325.00 
Contributions from related organizations $30.00$90.00 
Revenue from gov't grants  $2,000.00 
Revenue from all other contributions $6,452.00$4,386.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $0.00$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $0.00$0.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $2,685.00$3,590.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events $2,089.00$2,621.00 
Net inventory sales (total) $0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $19,400.00$14,547.00 
Total functional expenses: program service  $19,400.00$14,547.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general $0.00$0.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising $0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total) $0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total) $0.00$0.00 
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total) $0.00$0.00 
Investment management fees (total) $0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$274,123.00$275,120.00$280,793.00$274,454.00
Total assets, beginning of year$275,120.00$280,793.00$274,454.00 
Total liabilities$133,868.00$132,438.00$132,629.00$129,321.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$132,438.00$132,629.00$129,321.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons $0.00$0.00 
Net assets$140,255.00$142,682.00$148,164.00 
Net assets, beginning of year $148,164.00$145,133.00 
Other liabilities $132,438.00$132,629.00 
Intangible assets $0.00$0.00 
Other assets $0.00$1,015.00 
Investments: other securities $0.00$0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities $256,775.00$257,499.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing $12,126.00$16,129.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $16,129.00$10,494.00 
Investments -- program-related $0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use $0.00$0.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses -$5,482.00$3,031.00 
Advertising (total) $0.00$0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment $6,219.00$6,150.00 
Accounts receivable, net $0.00$0.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $0.00$0.00 
Total net assets or fund balances $142,682.00$148,164.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $0.00$0.00 
Payment to affiliates $0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 77 
Number of independent voting members 65 
Financial sheets audited TrueTrue 
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2012-01-012011-01-012010-01-01 
Tax year end date2012-12-012011-12-012010-12-012009-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entity True  
Org transacted with controlled entity TrueTrue 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990990 
Date e-filing submitted2013-07-122012-10-182011-10-28 
IRS schema version2012v2.02011v1.22010v3.2 
Filing identifier201301739349200305201221849349300207201132089349301008 
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