The South Dakota
accepts and manages seven types of funds.
All our funds are held in permanent
endowment and allow donors to meet their
Donor Advised Funds: Donors
reserve the privilege to recommend agencies
to be considered for grants.
Designated Funds: Benefit
specific charitable institutions named by
donors in establishing their funds.
Agency Endowments Funds:
Non-profit agencies benefit from the
investment returns and management expertise
of the SDCF.
Scholarship Funds: Benefit
South Dakota high school graduates pursuing
higher education opportunities.
South Dakota Fund: Benefits a
variety of organizations working to meet the
state's most pressing needs today and
Community Savings Accounts:
Benefit a specific community or region of
South Dakota. The earnings are awarded
at the recommendation of local board of
Field of Interest Funds:
Benefit areas of interest, specific issues,
populations or geographic areas without
identifying individual organizations.