Grants Awarded - 2012

Arts

Allied Arts Fund Drive
2012 Annual Fund Drive, benefitting 11 local member arts organizations
$16,000
Black Hills State University
Johanna Meier Opera Theatre Institute scholarships
$5,000
Chamber Music Festival

Chamber Music Festival in the Black Hills Area and Pine Ridge Reservation

$10,000
Destination Rapid City
Main Street Square Granite Sculpture Project
$1,000,000
Oelrichs School District
Equipment for Music Department
$4,950
Rapid City Arts Council

Education department, technology, accounting systems and software.

$40,000
Rushmore Music Camp
Rushmore Music Camp Scholarships
$2,000
Arts Total $1,077,950

Education

Action for the Betterment of Our Community
ABC Afterschool Program
$50,000
Asniya
Medical Intern Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation
$4,313
Belle Fourche School District
Matching Funds for the Career and Technical Education Program
$18,500
Clarke Community Elementary School
Steven Covey's - The Leader in Me Program
$33,000
Dakota State University

Center for Theoretical Underground Physics (CETUP), a summer program where theorists and experimentalists work collaboratively to pursue the scientific goals of SUSEL in Lead.

$25,000
Day of Excellence

Day of Excellence in Education Program Scholarships

$5,000
Family Services Center
Development of the Lawrence County Evening Reporting Center
$150,000
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Neutrino Day in Lead

$2,727
Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Literacy Network
$1,950
Northern Hills Alliance for Children

First Step Child Care and Preschool Center in Deadwood

$29,039
Partnership Rapid City (Rapid City Area Schools)

Authentic Youth Civic Engagement (AYCE)

$45,000
Partnership Rapid City (Rapid City Area Schools)
Crash Course Service Project
$3,000
Pennington County State's Attorney
Incentives and workshop costs for their Juvenile Diversion Truancy Program
$2,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Science, Technology, Education, Math (STEM) Summer Youth Programs

$10,000
South Dakota Voices For Children
Matching grant for the development of South Dakota Afterschool Partnership
$10,000
West River Transit Authority

Child Care Center and Early Education Program

$30,000
Western Dakota Vocational Technical Foundation
Black Hills Medical Simulation Center
$26,500
Youth and Family Services
Girls, Inc. Program
$75,500
Education Total $521,529

Health and Human Services

American Red Cross, Black Hills Chapter
Disaster relief in Western South Dakota
$140,000
Black Hills Ski for Light

Winter Ski for Light

$1,000
C-VISN
Women of War Facility, Belle Fourche
$50,000
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Youth and family programming, and development of the Cheyenne River Youth Project's Social Enterprises-the Keya Café.
$75,000
Community Transitions (Black Hills Works)
Interim funding for clients in the Brain Injury Program
$10,000
Cornerstone Rescue Mission

Kitchen renovations at the Mission

$150,000
Feeding South Dakota
Black Hills School Back Pack Program and food needs in Rapid City
$50,000
Front Porch Coalition

Suicide Prevention Program, Rapid City & Northern Hills

$30,000
Gaits to Heaven
Crazy Love Horse Camp, Pine Ridge
$2,500
Health Education and Promotion Council
Winyan Cokan ta Najinpi (Women Standing in the Center) Health Fair
$350
Jones County Emergency Care Council
SafeTech Assessment and planning for rural emergency services in South Dakota
$10,000
New Dawn Enterprises

Septic system upgrade at their facility in Vale

$18,000
Northern Hills Alcohol and Drug Services
Purchase and remodel building to combine services in Sturgis
$475,000
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
Pennington County Health & Human Services

Owens Apartment affordable housing complex start up funds

$30,000
Pennington County Health and Human Services
Discretionary funds for miscellaneous expenses where no other county resource is available
$35,000
Rapid City Club for Boys

General Operations

$50,000
Rushmore Consumer Credit Resource Center

Earned Income Tax Credit Program promotion.

$5,000
Teton Coalition
Homebuyer Education Program
$5,000
Western Resources for Dis-Abled Independence
Adult Day Services Program
$100,000
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

Domestic Violence Shelter General Operations

$70,000
Health and Human Services Total $1,316,850

Other

Association of Small Foundations
$1,000
Black Hills Area Community Foundation
Tool development to strengthen Black Hills philanthropic giving
$45,000
Helpline Center

Black Hills 211 Referral and Information Center

$60,000
Native Youth Leadership Alliance (NYLA)
Implementation of NYLA Leadership plans in South Dakota
$25,000
Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Spearfish
Expand training opportunities, networking, volunteer recruitment, board development and social media in the Northern Hills
$7,500
South Dakota Voices For Children

General Operations

$50,000
Other Total $188,500
2012 Grand Total $3,104,829