Grants Awarded - 2013

Arts

Allied Arts Fund Drive

2013 annual fund drive, benefitting 11 local member arts organization

$16,000
Chamber Music Festival

Chamber Music Festival in the Black Hills Area and Pine Ridge Reservation & the We Are South Dakota Project, a multi-media interactive project involving children throughout the Black Hills and Pine Ridge. The children will be brought together in a video as a virtual mass choir.

$15,000
First Peoples Fund

Assist in successful entrepreneurship of Native American artists.

$50,000
Hill City Arts Council
Arts Midwest World Fest
$8,000
Historic Homestake Opera House Society

Architectural costs, design development for stage and back stage improvements

$50,000
Rapid City Performing Arts Center

Strategic Planning & Operating Support

$100,000
Rushmore Music Camp

Scholarships to students attending camp summer 2013

$2,000
Arts Total $241,000

Education

Backroom Productions

Readiatrics Book Drive

$1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills

School Mentoring Program

$60,000
Black Hills State University
STEM Summer Camp Scholarships
$2,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Black Hills

Preschool scholarships, operating support, security improvements and demolition of hazardous area at their club in Hill City, SD

$40,000
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.

$21,500
Day of Excellence

Day of Excellence in Education Scholarships

$10,000
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Participation in 2013 Neutrino Day in Lead, SD and the Lakota Nation Invitational in December, 2013.

$10,600
Northern Hills Alliance for Children

First Step Child Care and Preschool Center in Deadwood

$39,604
Partners in Nursing Collaborative

On-site clinical training lab for nursing students at Rapid City Regional Hospital

$10,500
Partnership Rapid City (Rapid City Area Schools)

TeenUp (A community youth engagement program)

$17,500
Pennington County State's Attorney

Juvenile Diversion Truancy Program

$40,000
Rapid City Area School District

Rapid City Area Schools Civic Discourse Project, developing 21st Century school libraries

$200,000
Sicangu Lakota Youth Center

Substance abuse prevention, suicide intervention, high school retention, and cultural preservation in Mission, SD

$30,000
Whitewood Rural Elementary School

Sixth grade class will publish the Whitewood Schools history book. Monies raised from the sale of the book will be invested in new library books for the Whitewood students

$4,000
YMCA of Rapid City

Jump Start Child Care Program

$170,727
Education Total $658,431

Health and Human Services

American Red Cross (Black Hills Chapter)

Disaster relief and recovery services for western South Dakota families impacted by Winter Storm Atlas

$15,000
Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity

Volunteer Training and Administration Facility

$250,000
Black Hills Ski for Light

Winter Ski for Light

$5,000
Catholic Social Services

Help purchase a new facility

$100,000
Community Health Center of the Black Hills

To help build a consolidated Community Health Center

$1,000,000
Feeding South Dakota

Matching grant to help purchase a new facility in Rapid City

$500,000
Health Education and Promotion Council (HEAPC)

Women's Health Fair

$350
Helpline Center

Earned Income Tax Credit Program promotion

$9,450
Hope Center

Day center for the homeless

$81,000
Hope Gospel Mission

Ruth House Women's Shelter, Eau Claire, WI

$20,000
Lutheran Social Services

Stepping Stones Program

$75,000
New Start Housing Collaborative

Housing, case management and support services for the chronically homeless

$550,000
Northern Hills Area CASA Program

Equipment and security features at the Visitation Center

$31,000
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
Oglala Sioux Tribe Partnership for Housing

Homebuyer Education Program on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

$5,000
Pennington County Health & Human Services

Discretionary funds for miscellaneous expenses where no other county resource is available

$35,000
Pennington County Sheriff's Department

ARYSE Reception Center Renovations

$6,035
Rapid City Fire Department

Mobile Integrated Health Care Program

$257,750
Rapid City Regional Hospital

Palliative Care Unit for the John T. Vucurevich Regional Cancer Care Institute

$215,000
Southern Plains Behavioral Health

Trauma services to Native American children and young adults on the Rosebud Indian Reservation

$2,000
Sturgis Kiwanis Food Pantry

New facility

$100,000
Systems of Care Collaborative

Intensive Family Services Program

$200,000
Victims of Violence Intervention Program

Artemis House, Spearfish

$56,809
Volunteers of America

Mommy's Closet

$47,497
Wellspring

Residential treatment program for adolescent males

$150,000
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

Domestic Violence Shelter General Operations

$70,000
Health and Human Services Total $3,791,891

Other

Cambridge Community Library

Community Library Building Project

$50,000
Helpline Center

Black Hills 211 Referral and Information Center

$60,000
Poynette Area Library Friends

Community Library Expansion Project

$5,000
Serve South Dakota (aka South Dakota Nonprofit Assoc.)

Capacity building

$63,105
Other Total $178,105
2013 Grand Total $4,869,427