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.

  • Black Hills by Choice

    Black Hills by Choice is the Black Hills Area Community Foundation’s giving society comprised of people who love the Black Hills and understand that philanthropy helps preserve the unique heritage and character of this area.

  • Socialize, Learn & Work

    together to make grants that support the nonprofit organizations in our region.

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MEMBER BENEFITS? 

You will be invited to several exclusive events each year. These social events will provide opportunities to learn as well as to mix & mingle with BHBC members. At two of the events, the group will choose to fund grants for nonprofit organizations in the Black Hills.

SHOULD I JOIN?

Black Hills by Choice is a fun way to give and to learn about the work being done to serve the needs of our area. Working together, we grow philanthropy throughout the Black Hills area.

GET STARTED?

A membership requires an annual unrestricted gift to the BHACF of a minimum of $1,000 per membership (couple or single). These funds will be used to grow philanthropic efforts  of our foundation as well as providing BHBC grants twice a year. BHACF will remind you annually when your membership is due.

ABOUT US

Black Hills by Choice is the Black Hills Area Community Foundation’s giving society comprised of people who love the Black Hills and understand that philanthropy helps preserve the unique heritage and character of this area.  The BHACF provides philanthropic leadership to build community endowments to invest in people and solutions that positively impact the Black Hills Area.

Grants since 2013

2013: One grant for $1,000 2014: Seven grants for a total of $10,000 2015: Eight grants for a total of $22,000 June 2016: Four grants for a total of $11,000 September 2016: Four grants for a total of $11,000

Which puts Black Hills by Choice giving back a total of $55,000 in just three years! Help us grow and join our giving circle!

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THREE OBJECTIVES:

Socialize, Learn & Work

together to make grants that support the nonprofit organizations in our region.

Build a strong community

of givers who exchange information about their favorite causes.

Educate

people about the philanthropic work of the Black Hills Area Community Foundation.