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  • Fergus Bucks Information

  • Shopping locally is critical to business success in our community.  The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce established the Fergus Bucks program to keep dollars local. Over $75,000 in Fergus Bucks are sold annually and spent with Chamber Members. THANK YOU for investing in our local economy by purchasing Fergus Bucks.


    Fergus Bucks FAQ's

    What are Fergus Bucks? Fergus Bucks are pre-paid bank checks that spend like a check or a "Fergus Falls Gift Card." The program promotes local spending, keeping money working in our community.

    When can I purchase Fergus Bucks? Fergus Bucks are sold at the Chamber office year-round.

    How do I buy them? Stop by the Chamber office (202 S. Court St., Fergus Falls). Please call ahead to order more than $500. We accept cash, checks and credit cards. 

    What dollar amounts are they available in? $5 and $20 increments.

    What do I do if I receive Fergus Bucks from someone? Go shopping! Eat out! Donate to a non-profit. Fill in the name of the business where you spend them on the “Pay to the order of” line and you sign the check. 

    Where can I spend Fergus Bucks? You can spend them with any Chamber member business or non-profit. This includes but is not limited to: retailers, restaurants, lodging, utilities, and services. You can even donate them to a non-profit, church or school. CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE LISTING OF PLACES TO SPEND FERGUS BUCKS.

    Can I deposit them into a bank account or redeem them for cash at a bank? No. Fergus Bucks can only be used for the purchase of goods and services. They cannot be redeemed for cash or deposited into a bank account.

    Do Fergus Bucks expire? No. 

    What does it cost my business to accept and redeem Fergus Bucks? Nothing. Fergus Bucks are a benefit of Chamber membership.  Participating businesses simply endorse the Fergus Bucks and deposit it in their bank account like any other check. There are no fees incurred by the depositor.