GroundUP adventures is very fortunate to be receive support from both local and national sponsors - companies that provide products/services as direct donations or inkind donations that can be used against matching grants; and donors - private and corporate groups that have provided financial donations to be used towards our projects, programs, and operating costs.  We simply couldn't do it without them.  

Individuals (financial)
  Alison Kelly and Matt Burton-Kelly
Dan Salyers
Tim Bauer
Jane Dunlevy

Individuals (in kind)
The Peck Family
Greg Kuhn

Altru Health Systems
Grand Forks Parks District
Bremer Bank
Coalition for a Healthy Greater Grand Forks
Hope Church
State of North Dakota
City of Grand Forks

Businesses/Organizations(in kind)
Ski and Bike shop
Scheels Sports
JLG Architects
Dakota Harvest Bakery




"Having inspirational people around me during the camp motivated me to do my best."
-- Erin Peck after the 2012 Adventure Racing Camp

"Yeah, it's just like the Hunger Games except no one's trying to kill me".
--Abigail Salyers, age 13 (about END-FAR)

"Bremer believes in building healthy communities.....We have partnered with Ground UP..... as they work to make our community an even better place to live and work."
--Karen, Executive Associate, Bremer Bank

"I want to thank you for having the vision and energy to bring this sort of adventure to Grand Forks.  People like you make this a better community to live in."
--Jim Fairlcloth, Sr. Vice President of Marketing, Alerus financial

"Climbing club rocks!  Alison is my favorite coach - she is so goofy and makes climbing super fun!"
--Asaliah, Age 8