Community Impact

Our community is our North Star, and we want to help it shine.

Learn about our North Star Foundation

We believe in community

Everyone deserves a chance to thrive, financially and otherwise. Here is a snapshot of our 2019-20 community efforts:

  • $30,000

    Amount raised during the “Flags for Heroes” event.

  • $10,700

    Amount delivered by our HEAT Program to pay heating bills for people in need.

  • 6

    Number of college scholarships awarded to Wyoming residents.

Meridian Trust North Star Foundation

The Meridian Northstar Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that was founded to provide assistance and support in our communities. We fund and celebrate local nonprofit causes that make our communities shine as bright as the North Star itself.

See what we do and how you can get involved

  • Become a member

    By making a $5 donation or more, you can become a member of the Meridian Trust North Star Foundation. Join us today.

  • Make a donation

    A recurring or one-time donation helps us provide assistance to fellow community members in need. Donate now.

  • Apply for funding

    Need financial support for a community event or local cause? Apply for a scholarship or a donation.

What We Support

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    College Scholarships

    We know education is the source of innovation in our communities, which is why we’re helping local students go to college. The Meridian Trust North Star Foundation will be awarding six separate College Scholarships. Two will be in the amount of $1,000 each; and four will be in the amount of $500 each.

    Learn more about our scholarship program

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    HEAT Program

    A home is where you feel warm, safe, and comfortable. The Meridian Trust North Star Foundation is proud to help members pay their home heating bills. We have established our Heat Energy Assistance Trust (HEAT) program, which is open between December and March of every year.

    Learn more about our HEAT Program

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    Organizations and Events

    With the help of our donors, the Meridian Trust North Star Foundation supports the Cheyenne Animal Shelter, CLIMB Wyoming, Meals on Wheels, and the Friday Food Bag Foundation. We also host the Big Itty Bitty 0.5K and Flags For Heroes.

    Learn more about organizations and events

Get involved

Learn more about our work and join us to help our community shine.

Visit the North Star Foundation

Disclosures

The Meridian Trust North Star Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your contributions may be tax deductible. Consult your tax advisor to determine how this important contribution may help you. The Meridian Trust North Star Foundation’s EIN number is 83-2331559.