Grants Awarded - Education

2019

Black Hills State University
Scholarships to low income youth to attend Camp Invention Summer Camp
$5,000
Black Hills State University Foundation
Scholarships - BH State University Rapid City
$160,000
Camp Thunderbird South Dakota
For students from low income families to attend a college access camp
$4,400
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Early Learning Initiative to support statewide early education efforts in South Dakota
$50,000
Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Operating support/program coordination for tutoring adults in basic reading and writing skills, as well as the English language learning
$25,000
Northern Hills Alliance for Children
General operating funds for education services for young children and families in the Northern Black Hills.
$120,000
Oglala Lakota College
Scholarships - Nursing Program
$120,000
Rapid City Club for Boys
Capital Campaign to improve programming and safety at the Club
$400,000
Rapid City Club for Boys
General operating support to provide outreach and expansion programming to middle and high school boys
$130,000
Rushmore Consumer Credit Counseling
Operating support to provide financial/housing counseling and education on renting or buying a home
$100,069
South Dakota State University Foundation
Scholarships - Rapid City Nursing Program
$320,000
Starting Strong Initiative/Early Childhood Connections
Scholarship program for preschool education for 3 and 4 year olds from low income families in Rapid City as part of our prosperity cradle to career initiative
$1,691,889
University of South Dakota Foundation
Scholarships - Rapid City Nursing Program
$120,000
Western Dakota Technical Institute
  • $682,472 - Student Success Center to provide services and supports to assist high risk students to be successful and graduate
  • $320,000 - Scholarships - LPN/ADN Nursing Programs
  • $200,000 - Scholarships - Other WDT Programs
$1,202,472
Youth and Family Services
General operations for the Girls, Inc. Program and Health Connections
$100,000
2019 Total $4,548,830