Grants Awarded - Health and Human Services


Black Hills Advocate Chair Lift
Provide transportion services to people who are unable to use traditional transportation in the Black Hills area
Black Hills Area Community Foundation
Rapid City Collective Impact Food Security Program
Black Hills Knowledge Network
To complete a comprehensive housing study for the Rapid City area
CASA Program Seventh Circuit Court
General operating support for staffing, training and building the CASA volunteer base
Catholic Social Services
  • $100,000 - Assist with the purchase of a low cost office space in Rapid City for small non-profits
  • $611,309 - Continued support over three years for the Prosperity Initiative, which includes community education, the Prosperity Coaches Network, and the Pathways to Prosperity Mentoring Program in partnership with Love, Inc. to help Rapid City become a poverty informed community
  • $1,474,529 - To support the programmatic side of research for the Uplifting Parents Mentoring & Scholarship Program over five years to design evidenced based programs and public policy to help move people out of poverty.  This randomized control trial will be done in conjunction with the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) in the Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame

Feeding South Dakota
Rapid City School Back Pack Program to supply food on the weekend for children in need
Fourth Circuit DUI Court

Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses and educational services for the team and the participants

Rapid City Area Schools Alcohol & Drug Prevention/Early Intervention Program
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
Summer Camp Program for children enrolled in MDA
New Dawn Enterprises
To remodel and upgrade their kitchen facilities at their residentail treatment facility in Vale
Northern Hills Drug Court
Assist participants/families with basic needs, training for the team, incentives for participants, as well as supplies for drug court graduation ceremonies
Pennington County Health & Human Services
Discretionary funds for miscellaneous expenses where no other resource is available
Spearfish Nutrition Site & Tree House Cafe
For their Senior Nutrition Program, providing meals in their dining room as well as to homebound and disabled recipients in Lawrence County
St. Francis Mission
Operating support for their free and reduced fee Dental Clinic
Premier Adolescent Care Center Capital Campaign
2017 Total $3,469,318