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 Walt Award Scholarship is a one year $1,000.00 scholarship.


The Walt Award Scholarship

The Walt Award Scholarship is in honor of Dr. Walter Neiswanger, who through his generosity and community development work left a lasting imprint on the lives of many people in the Midwest region. The scholarship is a one-year, $1,000 scholarship renewable each year for up to four years.


Not available until 2020.