Grants Awarded - Education

2015

Boys & Girls Club of Rosebud
Afterschool and summer programming
$60,000
Camp Thunderbird South Dakota
Summer camp serving third through middle school age children on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations
$10,000
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Youth and family service programming
$100,000
Dakota State University
Center for Theoretical Underground Physics (CETUP), a summer program where theorists and experimentalists work to serve as a collaboration point for scientists from the around the world interested in theoretical and experimental aspects of underground science to address the most exciting questions in particle and nuclear physics, astrophysics, geosciences, and geomicrobiology at the Sanford Underground Lab in Lead
$15,000
Family Services Center
Lawrence County Evening Reporting Center
$50,000
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
  • Create a "Basic Elements of Drawing" DVD with Dick Termes for SDPB Digital Learning Library
$22,869
Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Hire staff to help coordinate efforts and support volunteers due to the increase in community need for tutoring adults in basic reading and writing skills, as well as English language learning
$30,000
Northern Hills Family Recreation Center
Renovations to the Handley Recreation Center in Lead, SD
$200,000
Partnership With Native Americans
For the Four Directions Leadership Program, a training for emerging leaders in their partner agencies in South Dakota
$30,000
Rapid City Area School District
Credit Recovery Program at Central High School
$121,500
Rapid City Club for Boys
Afterschool programming for boys ages 6 to 17
$100,000
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Culture and Attitude Scholarship & Mentoring Program for Women
$125,000
Teach for America - South Dakota
Continue the growth of corps members in South Dakota Teach for America
$500,000
University Center Rapid City
Scholarships for students not eligible for traditional scholarships  
$125,000
Youth and Family Services
Girls, Inc. Program for afterschool programming for girls ages 6 to 17 in Rapid City
$100,000
2015 Total $1,589,369