Grants Awarded - 2022

Black Hills Area Community Foundation
  • $300,000 - Matching funds to assist nonprofits to grow their endowments
  • $68,000 - Assist with the Friends of Food Security work
$368,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rosebud
Support for three youth centers and a teen center located in Mission, Rosebud, and Parmelee on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation 
$150,000
Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills
Educational music programming for youth in the Black Hills
$15,000
Chanku Waste Ranch
Medicine Root Construction Project to a pilot a mentoring program engaging local laborers to build skills to complete home repairs on the Pine Ridge Reservation  
$25,000
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Construction of Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Institute and Art Park 
$100,000
Early Childhood Connections
Assist with stabilization of high quality Starting Strong childcare programs
$500,000
Elevate Rapid City
Support for their Workforce Development Pillar
$250,000
Fork Real Community Café
Capacity building and operating funds for their pay-what-you-can community cafe that offers fresh farm-to-table meals in Rapid City  
$25,000
Helpline Center
Marketing efforts in Western South Dakota for the 988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
$15,000
Honorariums
  • $5,000 - Black Hills Area Community Foundation/Rapid City Strategic Housing Fund
  • $752 - Black Hills Area Community Foundation/Operating Endowment
  • $752 - Black Hills Area Community Foundation/RAI Endowment
  • $3,600 - Black Hills Special Services/Career Learning Center (Workforce Connections Program)
  • $500 - Feeding South Dakota
  • $5,000 - Lutheran Social Services 
  • $1,000 - OneHeart 
  • $2,500 - Rapid City YMCA
  • $500 - Youth and Family Services
$19,604
Hope Center
Drop-in Day Center providing support for the homeless and those living in poverty in Rapid City 
$95,000
Journey On
Purchase a vehile for their Street Outreach Program
$25,000
Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Program tutoring adults in basic reading and writing, as well as English language learning
$25,000
Main Street Square
Main Street Square Operations
$200,000
Oaya Luta Okolakiciye (OLO)
Provide talking circles in all Rapid City Area School (RCAS) Middle Schools
$25,000
Pennington County DUI Court
Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses while in the program
$20,000
Pennington County Health and Human Services
To assist individuals with miscellaneous expenses such as rental deposits, rental assistance, utility assistance and transportation costs
$100,000
Pennington County Mental Health Court
Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses while in the program
$10,000
Rapid City Club for Boys
Out-of-school and outreach programming to middle school and high school boys
$283,000
Sandford Underground Research Facility Foundation
Education and outreach program, providing STEM professional development for K-12 educators in South Dakota
$25,000
Volunteers of America
Coordination of the Black Hills Regional Homeless Coalition 
$250,000
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)
  • $160,000 - Support for Project Safe, children's programs and community outreach and education efforts related to domestic violence
  • $100,000 - Capital improvements at current shelter to increase capacity
$260,000
2022 Grand Total $2,785,604

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