Welcome to Black Hills Area Community Foundation

Connecting People Who Care to Causes that Matter.

The BHACF provides philanthropic leadership to build community endowments to invest in people and solutions that positively impact the Black Hills area.

  • Welcome to Black Hills Area Community Foundation

    The Black Hills Area Community Foundation provides philanthropic leadership to build community endowments to invest in people and solutions that positively impact the Black Hills area.

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  • Investing in our Community

    From 2014-2015 we awarded over

    $7 million through 378 grants to 178 organizations.

    Learn more about the nonprofits we support through our competitive grantmaking to strengthen and enhance economic vitality, education and civic engagement throughout the Black Hills area.

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  • HOPE

    The Black Hills Area Community Foundation was launched in 2006 and as we continue into 2016, we are filled with HOPE and expectations as we grow and enter a new chapter of our history - we have big plans for the future!

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We Are

BHACF is guided by professionals and civic leaders who care deeply about our region. We steward the charitable dollars of generous donors and support our local nonprofit organizations as they work to address the region’s most pressing challenges.

Local

We understand that the driving force behind philanthropy is the opportunity to give back and to feel connected with your community. BHACF provides local expertise and in-depth understanding of our region.

Financially Smart

We provide expert giving advice and the most advantageous tax benefits available for charitable giving. Contributing is easy and investment returns are excellent.

Flexible

We exist to make it simple to support what you love – in the Black Hills and beyond. We offer a variety of fund options so you can give both now and in the future.

Here for you

You focus on the change they want to make in the world. We do the rest. We handle the administrative work, investments, and compliance with laws and IRS regulations.

Here for our community

BHACF is privileged to steward and invest endowments that serve our community’s nonprofit organizations. Our competitive grants are working to improve the quality of life for all in our region.