Grants Awarded - Education


Black Hills State University
Scholarships to low income youth to attend Camp Invention Summer Camp
Black Hills State University Foundation
Scholarships - BH State University Rapid City
Camp Thunderbird South Dakota
For students from low income families to attend a college access camp
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Early Learning Initiative to support statewide early education efforts in South Dakota
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
Northern Hills Alliance for Children
General operating funds for education services for young children and families in the Northern Black Hills.
Oglala Lakota College
Scholarships - Nursing Program
Rapid City Club for Boys
Capital Campaign to improve programming and safety at the Club
Rapid City Club for Boys
General operating support to provide outreach and expansion programming to middle and high school boys
Rushmore Consumer Credit Counseling
Operating support to provide financial/housing counseling and education on renting or buying a home
South Dakota State University Foundation
Scholarships - Rapid City Nursing Program
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
University of South Dakota Foundation
Scholarships - Rapid City Nursing Program
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
Youth and Family Services
General operations for the Girls, Inc. Program and Health Connections
2019 Total $4,548,830