Grants Awarded - Health and Human Services


Action for the Betterment of Our Community (ABC)

To implement a multi-leveled diversion program for adjudicated youth in Sturgis

Bethany Christian Services

To recruit, qualify, and formally train host families for the Safe Families for Children Program in Rapid City

Cornerstone Rescue Mission

Help purchase and renovate a new facility for the Women's and Children's Home

Crisis Intervention Shelter Service

Strategic Planning for the Domestic Violence Shelter in Sturgis, SD

Douglas County Memorial Hospital

Capital Campaign for Douglas County Memorial Hospital as a match grant with Farmers State Bank in Stickney, SD

Feeding South Dakota

Rapid City food distribution programs including Food Pantry, Backpack Program and Food Bank

Hope Center

Drop-in Day Center in Rapid City for those living in poverty and the homeless, providing advocacy services and Lifelong learning classes, a telephone/message center, mailing center, and a space for individual storage


"Picture this…" Photography Contest for youth, adults and professionals in the Rapid City community, to inspire wellness and health related to substance abuse prevention/intervention services

Mayo Clinic Health System

Match grant with United Bank for expansion of the clinic/hospital in Osseo, Wisconsin

National Relief Charities

To help fund and equip a mobile food processing unit targeting nine Indian tribes located in South Dakota

Native American Advocacy Program

Isnati Awica Lowanpi (Young Women's Ceremony Camp) and planning for Zuya Camp (Young Men's Camp)

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.

Passages Women's Transitional Living

Residential re-entry support program in Rapid City providing services to women coming out of incarceration

Pennington County Health & Human Services

Discretionary funds for individual's miscellaneous expenses where no other resource is available

Rural Meade Ambulance Service

To purchase equipment

Spare Key

Matching grant for housing support payments for South Dakota families living through a child's medical crisis.

St. Francis Mission

Anti-bullying program in collaboration with Rosebud Tribal Council, reservation schools and local organizations

Victims of Violence Intervention Center

Operations for Artemis House & Boutique in Spearfish

Volunteers of America

For Mommy's Closet providing basic life necessities to families with children up to age five including housing, food, diapers, and clothing

White Buffalo Calf Woman Society

General operating support for their violence shelter serving the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian Reservations

Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

Domestic Violence Shelter General Operations

Young Life

Expansion of Wyldlife, a mentoring program geared toward middle school adolescents in the Rapid City area

2014 Total $1,664,575