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.

The Hunter J. Lewis Scholarship is a one year $1,000.00 scholarship.


The Hunter J. Lewis Scholarship

The family of Hunter J. Lewis are honoring him with a scholarship for $1000.00 to a graduating senior from either Custer High School (Custer, SD) or Campbell County High School (Gillette, WY).


1) Recipient must be a senior at either Custer, SD High School or Campbell County, WY High School.
2) Must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better at the time of selection.
3) Must have exhibited good citizenship in school activities and their community.
4) Must attend an institution of higher education (2 or 4 year college/university, or a vocational school. The award will be paid directly to the educational institution for tuition, books and other educational materials.

Selection Process: Award will be selected by the Hunter J. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the Black Hills Area Community Foundation. All applicants will be notified in writing. In the case of a recipient not being able to use the scholarship, an alternate recipient may be selected.