The South Dakota Community Foundation makes
grants to non profit and charitable
organizations across the state in support of
economic development, human services,
Health, education and cultural programs.
The SDCF Board of Directors awards
approximately $500,000 each year from the
South Dakota Fund to support charitable
How South Dakota Fund Grants Differ from Community Innovation Grants
South Dakota Fund Grants support a broader spectrum of charitable activities in the areas listed above, while the
Community Innovation Grants focus on supporting projects that aim to be a part of the community problem-solving process.
Read the grant
Fill out a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) in
eGrant. You will be notified within 15
business days of a decision.
If the LOI is approved, the applicant
will be invited to complete a full
application in eGrant.
The Foundation staff and board of
directors will review your application.
You will be notified of their decision
in 45-60 days if your grant has been
approved or denied.
Click the eGrant logo at the left to
start the Grant Application
A DRAFT Grant
Application is available for
preview before filling out
the actual application.