Community Engagement

At Gate City Bank, a better way of life is what we believe, how we live, and how we contribute to making a better way of life a reality in the communities we serve. We certainly understand the value of money and time. It is our honor and commitment to give both throughout our communities.

"We would like to thank Gate City bank for supporting our Partner of Youth program and together with the Barry Foundation providing an intern to develop a summer reading program for our School Age program. Gate City’s generous support is making a big difference for youth at our YMCA and throughout our community.  Thank you very much, Gate City!"

-Paul Finstad, President, YMCA of Cass Clay Counties


“The employees of Gate City Bank are changing the lives of chronically hungry children with this very generous gift to the Great Plains Food Bank BackPack Program,” says Marcia Paulson, director of marketing and development for the Great Plains Food Bank. “When children are fed, they are equipped to learn, grow and dream of a future filled with possibilities.  Thanks, Gate City!”

-Marcia Paulson, Director of Marketing and Development, Great Plains Food Bank


"The incredible support of the local community has helped to make the Community Parkinson’s Symposium an annual event and a huge success. Thank you to Gate City Bank and it’s dedicated employees for the generous sponsorship of this event and promotion of Parkinson’s Disease awareness!"

-Sarah L. Matcha, MS, FNP-BC, Movement Disorders Clinic Sanford Neurology


"On behalf of North Dakota State University and the Development Foundation, please accept my sincere thanks for your recent gift. Your generosity impacts our students, faculty, staff, and programs, allowing significant development and growth to take place. Without your dedicated support, North Dakota State University could not have achieved many of the important new programs and projects underway. NDSU continues to be an exceptional university, and we thank you for your assistance with this accomplishment."

-Keith D. Bjerke, Interim President/ CEO, North Dakota State University


"I would like to thank Gate City Bank for your donation of $5,000 in support of our Scouting for Food campaign. Teaching our youth to give back to those in need is such an important part of how they learn servant leadership. Gate City Bank's generous donation helped to make that learning experience possible while at the same time addressing a vital community need."

-Roger B. Hoyt, Executive Director/ Scout Executive, Northern Lights Council, B.S.A.


"Thank you so much for your sponsorship of the Fargo American Legion Post 2 Baseball program. It is great when a local business steps up to the plate to help the youth of our community. I speak for our entire program when I send my thanks to you and the entire Gate City Bank family for sponsoring the starting line-ups for the summer at beautiful Jack Williams Stadium."

-Andrew S. Fritz, Board Member, Fargo American Legion Baseball


"The generous support of Gate City Bank spells hope for families across North Dakota. Their investment is one in the future of this community, and this state- working to make sure every baby is given the healthiest start possible. I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to work with all the great people at Gate City Bank- their energy and enthusiasm for making a difference is contagious!"

-Ashley Gerner, March of Dimes Sr. Community Director


“The YWCA Cass Clay is proud to have the support of Gate City Bank to fulfill our mission and work to provide safe housing and shelter. We are honored by the significant investment Gate City Bank is making to help YWCA create opportunities for women to change the course of their lives through education and employment opportunities including community based homeless prevention and financial empowerment courses, basic onsite job skills training, and educational opportunities in nontraditional fields.  Their investment will enhance and modernize the learning environment for both women and children on their journey to independence."

- Erin Prochnow, YWCA Cass Clay Executive Director.


"Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch would like to thank Gate City Bank for an engaging partnership to bring healing and hope to young persons whose lives have been shattered through abuse or neglect. Their support empowers the Ranch to give kids a second chance. Gate City Bank provided significant funding for construction of the (Al and Johnne Bierdeman Residential Treatment Center on the) new campus in the Red River Valley.”

- John Andreasen, Senior Development Officer, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch.


"Thank your for your support in helping meet the needs of our communities at risk youth. Your donation in support of a classroom located at our new Permanent Supportive Housing site, will assist the 1600 youth who utilized our services last year in meeting their personal goals for a better life. Because of your generosity they will have an opportunity to become contributing members of our community. THANK YOU!"

- Sandra Leyland, Executive Director, Fraser Ltd.


"We're so fortunate to have Gate City Bank join with us in elevating Giving Hearts Day and making the day even more exciting with their creative contest. The bank’s generous gifts serve to both support and spotlight the important work of charities. We’re very thankful for our Gate City partnership. Their contributions make a big difference to charities and touch the lives of many people in our region."

- Pat Traynor, President of Dakota Medical Foundation.


Gate City Bank’s support of the Young Artist Program at Fargo-Moorhead Opera demonstrates an incredible commitment to education and the arts not only in our community but nationwide. This program is integral to the development and career training of our young artists as they embark on their lives as performing artists on stages around the world. Gate City Bank's support tangibly fosters an appreciation of and pride in the arts community of Fargo-Moorhead in area schools and throughout the region.”

- David Hamilton, General Director, Fargo-Moorhead Opera.


“All of us involved in the planning and implementation of the recent Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic held at Concordia College would like to thank the employees of Gate City Bank for your financial and volunteer support. 1400 people in the Fargo-Moorhead area are sleeping better and in less pain this week because of your response to this challenge. The most amazing part of your support was that we didn't even ask you for help. You came to us with your talent and treasure. We truly do live in amazing community and Gate City Bank is a shining example of a business giving back.”

-Wayne Christianson DDS, Local Chair, Moorhead MOM 2016