Grants Awarded - Health and Human Services

2014

Action for the Betterment of Our Community (ABC)

To implement a multi-leveled diversion program for adjudicated youth in Sturgis

$50,000
Bethany Christian Services

To recruit, qualify, and formally train host families for the Safe Families for Children Program in Rapid City

$120,000
Cornerstone Rescue Mission

Help purchase and renovate a new facility for the Women's and Children's Home

$500,000
Crisis Intervention Shelter Service

Strategic Planning for the Domestic Violence Shelter in Sturgis, SD

$40,000
Douglas County Memorial Hospital

Capital Campaign for Douglas County Memorial Hospital as a match grant with Farmers State Bank in Stickney, SD

$10,000
Feeding South Dakota

Rapid City food distribution programs including Food Pantry, Backpack Program and Food Bank

$115,000
Hope Center

Drop-in Day Center in Rapid City for those living in poverty and the homeless, providing advocacy services and Lifelong learning classes, a telephone/message center, mailing center, and a space for individual storage

$93,600
Lifeways

"Picture this…" Photography Contest for youth, adults and professionals in the Rapid City community, to inspire wellness and health related to substance abuse prevention/intervention services

$5,550
Mayo Clinic Health System

Match grant with United Bank for expansion of the clinic/hospital in Osseo, Wisconsin

$25,000
National Relief Charities

To help fund and equip a mobile food processing unit targeting nine Indian tribes located in South Dakota

$60,000
Native American Advocacy Program

Isnati Awica Lowanpi (Young Women's Ceremony Camp) and planning for Zuya Camp (Young Men's Camp)

$10,000
Northern Hills Drug Court

Assist participants/families with basic needs, medical or dental needs, psychiatric assessments or consults, educational services for the NHDC Team and ancillary services to participant families.

$10,000
Passages Women's Transitional Living

Residential re-entry support program in Rapid City providing services to women coming out of incarceration

$55,500
Pennington County Health & Human Services

Discretionary funds for individual's miscellaneous expenses where no other resource is available

$50,000
Rural Meade Ambulance Service

To purchase equipment

$12,827
Spare Key

Matching grant for housing support payments for South Dakota families living through a child's medical crisis.

$20,000
St. Francis Mission

Anti-bullying program in collaboration with Rosebud Tribal Council, reservation schools and local organizations

$40,000
Victims of Violence Intervention Center

Operations for Artemis House & Boutique in Spearfish

$77,615
Volunteers of America

For Mommy's Closet providing basic life necessities to families with children up to age five including housing, food, diapers, and clothing

$50,000
White Buffalo Calf Woman Society

General operating support for their violence shelter serving the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian Reservations

$69,483
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

Domestic Violence Shelter General Operations

$70,000
Young Life

Expansion of Wyldlife, a mentoring program geared toward middle school adolescents in the Rapid City area

$180,000
2014 Total $1,664,575