Philip Area Community Foundation

Learn about the CSA in Philip, SD.

Farmer on horse herding cattle

Founded in 2015 Giving Back to Philip

In 2015, DeMaris Nesheim challenged the community of Philip to create a sustainable asset for their future. The challenge was a 1:1 match up to $100,000. Once Nesheim and the community met their match obligation, the SDCF added $50,000.

Beth Massa, SDCF Regional Director for Foundation Relations and DeMaris Nesheim

Our Contributors

We are so grateful for the communities belief in creating a long-term asset for the Philip Area. Philip area alumni, businesses, and current residents have stepped up to do a great thing for our community.

  • Grady & Bernice Crew
  • Dakota Country Pharmacy, Inc.
  • Mickey Daly
  • First National Bank Philip
  • Dean & Janice Fitzgerald
  • Hoag Enterprises, Inc.
  • Kennedy Implement & Auto Company
  • Jerry & Karen Kroetch
  • KROFAM
  • Robert McDaniel
  • DeMaris Nesheim
  • The Pioneer Review
  • Roger & Lois Porch
  • Gerald & Barbara Rislov
  • Slade & Britni Ross
  • Rush Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Ray & Donna Smith
  • South Dakota Community Foundation
  • West Central Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Jack and Marty Hansen
  • Jan Hewitt Agency
  • Marion and Darlene Matt
  • Donna Newman
  • Anita Peterson
  • Ervin Nesheim
  • Grossenburg Implement

Meet Our Advisory Council

  • Ray Smith – President
  • Dillon Kjerstad
  • Jerry Kroetch
  • Mike Moses
  • DJ Rush
  • Britni Ross
  • Brittany Smith
  • Gerry Rislov
  • Marion Matt
  • Ryan McKnight

Support the Philip CSA Help Philip thrive for generations to come.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in our foundation. If you have questions or comments about partnership opportunities, please let us know.