Grants Awarded - Health and Human Services

2015

Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity
To help complete accessibility features of their Volunteer Training Facility
$88,000
Catholic Social Services
To coordinate the Prosperity Coach Network and a community mentoring program in partnership with Love Inc. to help Rapid City become a poverty informed community
$319,707
Children's Home Society
To pilot the “What If” Card Project, an interactive teaching tool that can help assess a child's understanding of a situation as well as the adult on a variety of topics through their Youth Advocacy Center in western South Dakota
$33,980
Clarke County Hospital
Renovations/addition project at the hospital
$25,000
Cornerstone Rescue Mission
General operating support for the men's shelter
$100,000
Family Connection, Inc.
To expand their Children's Connections Program, working with children who have a parent or close relative in prison
$10,000
Feeding South Dakota
Black Hills School Back Pack Program
$54,000
Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons
For the Girl Scout STEM (It's Your Planet Love It) Program in nontraditional settings on Pine Ridge Reservation and Rapid City
$27,500
Good Shepherd Clinic
Start-up equipment and supplies for an emergency dental care program in Spearfish
$8,550
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
$102,000
Horizons Health Care
To implement a data backup plan for their community health and dental clinics throughout South Dakota
$86,943
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
Summer Camp Program for children enrolled in MDA
$5,000
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
To implement NAMI programs in the Black Hills area and surrounding reservation communities
$30,000
Northern Hills Drug Court
Assist participants/families with basic needs, training for the team, incentives for participants, as well as supplies for drug court graduation ceremonies.
$15,000
Pennington County DUI Court
Assist participants and their families with ancillary services to encourage and reinforce positive behavior while participating in the program
$20,000
Pennington County Sheriff's Office
Pennington County Chaplain Program (local ministers/priests donate their time to provide counseling and support for both law enforcement and victims)
$3,500
Realtors for Kids
Providing financial assistance to children with medical needs throughout the Northern Black Hills
$10,000
Renee Parker Honorarium
United Way of the Black Hills
$25,000
South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Abuse
To identify the unmet needs of child victims of crime in South Dakota through a statewide survey
$27,757
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation
Matching funds to provide wraparound services for a construction training grant in the Porcupine District on the Pine Ridge Reservation
$500,000
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
$40,000
Wellspring
Purchase vehicles to transport youth.
$120,000
Western Resources for Independent Living
Purchase a wheel chair accessible, twelve passenger van for the Adult Day Center in Rapid City
$50,000
Working Against Violence, Inc.
  • Upgrades to the security system
  • General operations to support their increased focus on community outreach and education efforts, children's programming and Project SAFE domestic and sexual violence programming
$116,000
2015 Total $1,817,937