Grantees 2024

The following are grants awarded in 2024. This does not reflect all open grants. For more on open grants, explore our grants page.

Last updated June 2024.

Affordable Housing

Black Hills Area Community Foundation

  • $250,000 – One-year matching funds to establish a Housing Trust Fund for the Box Elder Area
  • $30,000 – One-time funding for the Memorial Park Apartments Fund to address needs of low-income seniors affected by the Memorial Park Accident


Early Learning

None Yet Announced

Economic Mobility

Black Hills Special Services Cooperative

Two-year general operations grant for mentoring and crisis funding support for adult education leaners in the Workforce Connections Program


Basic Needs

YFS Girls Inc. of Rapid City

Two-year operating support for out-of-school time programming for Rapid City girls


Seventh Circuit CASA Program

Two-year operating support for child advocate services in the Black Hills


Feeding South Dakota

Two-year operating support for hunger relief efforts in the Black Hills.


Volunteers of America Mommy’s Closet

Two-year operating support to meet needs of low income families with young children.


National Alliance on Mental Illness South Dakota

One-year general operations for mental health education and programming in the Black Hills area


SHIFT Garage

One-year general operations for the UPSHIFT car purchase program.


Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills

One-year general operating support for educational music programming for underserved and low-income youth


Fourth Circuit DUI Court

One-year incentive funding for problem-solving court participants


Pennington County Drug Court

One-year discretionary funds to help participants meet their basic needs.


Pennington County Mental Health Court

One-year of discretionary funding to help participants meet their basic needs.


Northern Hills Drug Court

One-year of discretionary funds to help participants meet their basic needs.


Lawrence County Teen Court

One-year  operating support to address increased case load for the Northern Hills




    • $5,897 – Black Hills Area Community Foundation
    • $1,000 – OneHeart
    • $500 – Youth and Family Services
    • $500 – Feeding South Dakota


2024 Total Grants Awarded


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