Grants Awarded - Education

2018

Action for the Betterment of Our Community (ABC)
To purchase a facility for ABC's substance abuse prevention and diversion programs
$250,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills
For the Adopt A Class Program to provide mentors for elemetary age children in three Rapid City schools.
$83,500
Black Hills State University
2018 Camp Invention
$5,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Black Hills
For their sites located in Lead, Hill City and Hot Springs - safety and security upgrades, preschool sholarships and curriculum, technology upgrades, and general operating support
$115,000
Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Operating support/program coordination due to the increase in community need for tutoring adults in basic reading and writing skills, as well as English language learning
$10,000
Rapid City Area School District
College and Career Readiness Best Practices to accelerate capacity to better support students, staff and families
$177,000
Rapid City Club for Boys
General operating support for afterschool programming
$100,000
Red Cloud Indian School
Support for the construction of housing units in Pine Ridge for retention and recruitment of teachers
$50,000
Sanford Underground Research Facility
Neutrino Day in Lead, the region's premier science festival, July 14, 2018
$8,000
South Dakota Humanities Council
Statewide Young Readers Initiative
$5,000
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Foundation
Scholarships for Green Chemistry Summer Camp
$10,000
Youth and Family Services
General operations for the Girls Inc. Program
$100,000
2018 Total $913,500