Grants Awarded - Education

2014

Black Hills State University

Scholarships

$225,000
Boys and Girls Club of Rosebud

General operations and programming

$60,000
Clarke Community Elementary School

To implement Steven Covey's "The Leader in Me" Program in the Clarke School District

$10,000
Dakota State University

Center for Theoretical Underground Physics (CETUP), a summer program where theorists and experimentalists work collaboratively to pursue the scientific goals of DUSEL (Deep Underground Science Experiment Lab) in Lead

$15,000
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Science outreach events at Neutrino Day, a project of the Sanford Underground Research Facility, in Lead, SD and for educational projects at the Lakota Nation Invitational to be held in Rapid City mid December.

$10,975
Hagen-Harvey Memorial Scholarship Program

South Dakota Native American Scholarship Fund

$42,000
Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls

Native Youth Club, a Native American cultural program to increase awareness of cultural traditions, history, symbolism and language, and provide homework assistance for students K-5 attending school in Sioux Falls

$10,000
Northern Hills Alliance for Children

For their First Start Child Care and Pre-school Center in Deadwood

$41,721
Oglala Lakota College

Scholarships

$90,000
Partnership Rapid City

TeenUp (A community youth engagement program)

$17,500
Rapid City Club for Boys

Afterschool programming for boys ages 6 to 17

$99,247
Rural America Initiatives

Ateyapi Program providing mentoring, support for school success, physical and general wellness activities to Native American children in the Rapid City School District

$200,000
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Scholarships

$285,000
South Dakota State University

Scholarships

$405,000
South Dakota State University Extension

Partnering with Oyate Center at Lakota Homes and Rural America Initiatives Ateyapi youth mentoring program to provide gardening education programs in Rapid City

$5,500
Starting Strong Program/Early Childhood Connections

Scholarship program for preschool education for 3 and 4 year olds from low income families in Rapid City

$567,500
United Way of the Black Hills

To adopt the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Initiative in Rapid City in partnership with the Rapid City Area School District

$375,870
University of South Dakota

Scholarships

$435,000
Western Dakota Vocational Technical Institute

Scholarships

$240,000
Youth and Family Services

Girls, Inc. Program for afterschool programming for girls ages 6 to 17 in Rapid City

$100,000
2014 Total $3,235,313