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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently awarded Pennington County with a grant to assist in criminal justice reform and to reduce the county’s jail population, reports the…
The Rapid City Council has voted to keep funding going for two nonprofits listed by Mayor Allender for possible cuts, but others are still moving forward. According to the Rapid…
Native Hope is discussing the dangers and signs of sex trafficking with Sturgis Rally attendees, reports KOTA News. The non-profit organization hopes to decrease the instances of sex trafficking during…
On July 25, 1974 Storybook Island officially reopened following the devastation of the 1972 flood. Symbolic keys were presented to Girls and Boys Club representatives at the dedication of the…
The United Way of the Black Hills has distributed over 4,300 books to children in the Black Hills, reports KOTA News. The books are being donated through a program called…
The Rapid City Club for Boys has developed a partnership with the SD Department of Corrections to hire several inmates to work in the club’s thrift store, reports KOTA News.…
The Black Hills Community Bank recently donated $1,000 to Rapid City Collective Impact in order to help the initiative address food insecurity in the region, reports KOTA News. The funds…
The Black Hills Area Community Foundation recently awarded $103,000 across 26 area nonprofits, according to KOTA News. The awards will support efforts to promote art, the environment, education and more…
The John T. Vucurevich Foundation granted the Rural America Initiatives $1 million towards their new head start facility reports the Rapid City Journal.  The grant brings them within $2 million of…
Rapid City Public Library will now offer assistance to people and organizations seeking grants. The Rapid City Journal reports that the library has added the Foundation Center to its available…
The Hope Center and Cornerstone Rescue Mission saw increased donations during the holiday season and continue to receive donations reports KOTA TV.  These shelters are used by more than 100 people…
The Humane Society of the Black Hills is currently housing 270 animals, its largest number in five years, reports the Rapid City Journal. After sheriff's deputies received an anonymous call…
Rapid City nonprofit organizations have released their holiday wishlists, which can be found in this Rapid City Journal article. Included in the article is a lists of nonprofit organizations along…
The Rapid City Journal reports the Rapid City Council approved 6 grant requests.  Four were accepted through the regular process for the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and two were…
Local agencies and the Summer Food Service Program are providing free meals for children and some adults during the summer, reports the Rapid City Journal. For many children in the…
A new community-wide initiative is taking on a new grassroots approach to bring about social changes to Rapid City at a faster rate. According the Rapid City Journal article, the…
Ground was broken May 17, 2016, on a new housing development in North Rapid City by Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity and a private contractor. According to the KOTA…
Non-profit organizations that work to help the disadvantaged in the Black Hills will get together at the annual Community Partners Meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Journey…
Longtime Native American newspaper publisher Tim Giago has formed a nonprofit corporation with the hopes of raising the more than $3 million needed to purchase 40 acres of land at…
Winter clothes will be returning to the president statues in downtown Rapid City. Groups have often adorned the statues with hats, gloves, and scarves during winter, making them available to…
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