GRANTS

Our grantmaking is focused on investing to improve the quality of life in the Black Hills.

CAPACITY BUILDING GRANT
We are proud to be able to respond to our community's changing needs and offer support to the nonprofits that make our region a better place every day. The information shared by the applicants will help our organization grow in understanding the issues and concerns of people in our community.

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COMMUNITY ACTION GRANT
The Black Hills Community Action Grant opportunity is available to our Agency Endowed Fund Holders. The $50,000 grant will go to support an organization that is employing innovative ideas, leveraging community partnerships, and focusing efforts on sustainable practices.

**NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 2021**

FOOD SECURITY COLLECTIVE IMPACT GRANT
Organizations may only apply for one Food Security Grant per year. Requested support must be for organizations and activities that take place in Pennington County and support the overall collaborative efforts of the Collective Impact Food Security Oversight Committee (FSOC).

**NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 2021**

~Only applicants that are personally invited by a member of the FSOC may apply for this grant opportunity. ~

 

 

 

LIV TO GIVE
The purpose of the Liv Hospitality Liv to Give Fund is to provide grants for charitable, educational, religious, and scientific purposes that will benefit the people and charitable organizations of the Black Hills area. Applicants must be an IRS-approved tax-exempt public charity under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) as described in IRC 501(c)(3). Preference is given to projects and organizations that benefit kids. **NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 2021**

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THE COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER TRUST FUND GRANT
The purpose of the Community Service Center Trust Fund (CSCTF) Grant is to support organizations that serve and benefit individuals and families with low incomes within the local area of Rapid City.  Special emphasis shall be placed on providing funds that benefit local Native American Indian groups to help provide services and programs for their people.

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BLACK HILLS BY CHOICE Giving Circle- GRANT
Black Hills by Choice (BHBC) is the Black Hills area Community Foundation’s original giving circle formed in 2013. This giving circle is comprised of people who love the Black Hills and want to support the nonprofit organizations in our region.

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SOUTHERN HILLS BY CHOICE Giving Circle- GRANT
Southern Hills by Choice (SHBC) is one of Black Hills Area Community Foundation’s giving circles, comprised of people from the Southern Black Hills who love their community and understand that philanthropy helps preserve the unique heritage and character of our area.

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YOUTH PHILANTHROPY GRANT
The students in Youth Philanthropy have created a grant program and each year invite select nonprofit organizations and government agencies to apply. Organizations applying can request up to $5,000.
This year, Youth Philanthropy is in search of organizations that are working to improve youth mental health and/or providing resources for youth mental health in the Black Hills area.
**NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 2021**

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COVID-19 RESPONSE DISASTER RELIEF GRANT
Organizations working to help provide relief and recovery efforts due to the COVID-19 pandemic are welcome to apply. See guidelines for details.

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