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.


Let us be your wingman!

The Black Hills Area Community Foundation represents the diverse interest and aspirations of donors from across our community. And we offer custom giving solutions that help donors to fund their charitable passions using tax-wise financial strategies. We want to partner with you and extend our first-class charitable services to your clients.


We understand that as a professional financial advisor, you look out for your clients’ best interests.

At BHACF, we have decades of experience collaborating with attorneys, accountants and financial planners. With our help you can be assured that your clients will fulfill their charitable wishes, meet their financial planning goals, and enjoy the maximum tax advantages.


We have a variety of fund types to help meet specific donor objectives. Our team can provide assistance, resources and materials to help advisors and their clients understand their options – from funding assets and vehicle structures to investment portfolios and grant making.
  • Community Grantmaking Fund
  • Donor Advised Fund
  • Agency Endowment Fund
  • Giving Circles / Field of Interest Fund
  • Special Project Fund
  • Scholarship Fund
Current Funds


We accept a wide range of type of assets. Often clients may not even be aware of the options available to them. BHACF is here to help simplify the process of converting complex assets into contributions.
  • Cash
  • Real Estate
  • Retirement Plan Assets
  • Bequests

Advisors Toolkit