Grants Awarded - 2012


Allied Arts Fund Drive
2012 Annual Fund Drive, benefitting 11 local member arts organizations
Black Hills State University
Johanna Meier Opera Theatre Institute scholarships
Chamber Music Festival

Chamber Music Festival in the Black Hills Area and Pine Ridge Reservation

Destination Rapid City
Main Street Square Granite Sculpture Project
Oelrichs School District
Equipment for Music Department
Rapid City Arts Council

Education department, technology, accounting systems and software.

Rushmore Music Camp
Rushmore Music Camp Scholarships
Arts Total $1,077,950


Action for the Betterment of Our Community
ABC Afterschool Program
Medical Intern Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Belle Fourche School District
Matching Funds for the Career and Technical Education Program
Clarke Community Elementary School
Steven Covey's - The Leader in Me Program
Dakota State University

Center for Theoretical Underground Physics (CETUP), a summer program where theorists and experimentalists work collaboratively to pursue the scientific goals of SUSEL in Lead.

Day of Excellence

Day of Excellence in Education Program Scholarships

Family Services Center
Development of the Lawrence County Evening Reporting Center
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Neutrino Day in Lead

Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Literacy Network
Northern Hills Alliance for Children

First Step Child Care and Preschool Center in Deadwood

Partnership Rapid City (Rapid City Area Schools)

Authentic Youth Civic Engagement (AYCE)

Partnership Rapid City (Rapid City Area Schools)
Crash Course Service Project
Pennington County State's Attorney
Incentives and workshop costs for their Juvenile Diversion Truancy Program
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Science, Technology, Education, Math (STEM) Summer Youth Programs

South Dakota Voices For Children
Matching grant for the development of South Dakota Afterschool Partnership
West River Transit Authority

Child Care Center and Early Education Program

Western Dakota Vocational Technical Foundation
Black Hills Medical Simulation Center
Youth and Family Services
Girls, Inc. Program
Education Total $521,529

Health and Human Services

American Red Cross, Black Hills Chapter
Disaster relief in Western South Dakota
Black Hills Ski for Light

Winter Ski for Light

Women of War Facility, Belle Fourche
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Youth and family programming, and development of the Cheyenne River Youth Project's Social Enterprises-the Keya Café.
Community Transitions (Black Hills Works)
Interim funding for clients in the Brain Injury Program
Cornerstone Rescue Mission

Kitchen renovations at the Mission

Feeding South Dakota
Black Hills School Back Pack Program and food needs in Rapid City
Front Porch Coalition

Suicide Prevention Program, Rapid City & Northern Hills

Gaits to Heaven
Crazy Love Horse Camp, Pine Ridge
Health Education and Promotion Council
Winyan Cokan ta Najinpi (Women Standing in the Center) Health Fair
Jones County Emergency Care Council
SafeTech Assessment and planning for rural emergency services in South Dakota
New Dawn Enterprises

Septic system upgrade at their facility in Vale

Northern Hills Alcohol and Drug Services
Purchase and remodel building to combine services in Sturgis
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.

Pennington County Health & Human Services

Owens Apartment affordable housing complex start up funds

Pennington County Health and Human Services
Discretionary funds for miscellaneous expenses where no other county resource is available
Rapid City Club for Boys

General Operations

Rushmore Consumer Credit Resource Center

Earned Income Tax Credit Program promotion.

Teton Coalition
Homebuyer Education Program
Western Resources for Dis-Abled Independence
Adult Day Services Program
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

Domestic Violence Shelter General Operations

Health and Human Services Total $1,316,850


Association of Small Foundations
Black Hills Area Community Foundation
Tool development to strengthen Black Hills philanthropic giving
Helpline Center

Black Hills 211 Referral and Information Center

Native Youth Leadership Alliance (NYLA)
Implementation of NYLA Leadership plans in South Dakota
Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Spearfish
Expand training opportunities, networking, volunteer recruitment, board development and social media in the Northern Hills
South Dakota Voices For Children

General Operations

Other Total $188,500
2012 Grand Total $3,104,829