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Foundation Announces Community Grant Recipients

Our most recent Community Fund grants provide support for a unique neighborhood placemaking effort, new programs to help local Spanish-speaking youth succeed, an organization working to eliminate suicide among young South Dakotans, an education and advocacy program for future change-makers, and a safe event to help local Indigenous community members connect.

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Youth Advisory Council

Youth Advisory Council Announces Grant Recipients

After reviewing community needs, the Youth Advisory Council selected three areas of focus for its 2021-22 season: mental and physical health, substance abuse, and access to education. On Tuesday, May 17, the Council presented grants to three local organizations who, it said, are excelling in their efforts to address these areas.

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'Best Day Ever!'

A special gift to Promising Futures gave kids from Title 1 schools throughout Sioux Falls the chance to experience an unforgettable day of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” at the Washington Pavilion.

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Joan Zych

Investing in Local ArtWORKS

Thanks to support from the Foundation, a new Micro Grants Program is helping to activate artists and spark creativity.

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Exploring the Potential

With support from the Foundation, the Great Plains Zoo and the Butterfly House & Aquarium are exploring a formal partnership that could impact our community for generations to come.

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