The Black Hills Area Community Foundation recognizes the impact that COVID-19 has on our community. We are helping our community by utilizing two funds we have in place to support local nonprofits with immediate needs to serve our community during this pandemic.

Black Hills Disaster Relief Fund

The purpose of the Black Hills Disaster Recovery Fund A field of interest fund to provide emergency support, disaster relief and recovery, and disaster mitigation in the Black Hills region.


The Food Security Fund

BHACF is actively working to address immediate food security needs that arise as a result of
COVID-19 prevention efforts.


Coronavirus Response Funds


Click here to view grant application and guidelines


Click here to view grant application and guidelines




The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community.  This guide is to help you navigate recent events.  If you or a family member may have recently lost employment, childcare, or other support, this guide will help you prioritize staying safe while actively planning for several weeks of disruption in employment and income.

Click Here to view the WHAT NOW TIP SHEET

by Tracy Palecek , on behalf of Black Hills Area Community Foundation




"During this pandemic, we have been busier than ever. So far this year, we have channeled and granted more than $700,000 to nonprofit organizations throughout the Black Hills. Individual donors, foundations, and our giving circles have mobilized to direct charitable resources where they are needed," says Liz Hamburg, Executive Director of BHACF.

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BHACF Awards $64,000 to agencies keeping people fed!
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