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Wessington Springs Area Community Foundation

Learn about the CSA in Wessington Springs, SD.

Founded in 1997 Giving Back to Wessington Springs

Mission Statement

The WSACF is a donor supported organization dedicated to supporting and enriching the future of the Wessington Springs Community by providing financial support to community oriented organizations and projects.

Grants

All grants requests are considered by our volunteer board of directors. To submit a request for funding from the Wessington Springs Area Community Foundation, please complete the grant application below.

Grant Guidelines (Please read before you complete your application)

Grant Application

  • Horizon Health Care
  • W.S. Church Concessions
  • Build Springs, Inc.
  • W.S. Alumni Association
    1905 Opera House
  • SACOTA/Arts in the Garden
  • Foothills Cattle Producers
  • Jerauld Co. 4-H/J & B Shooting Sports
    W.S. Beautification Committee
  • W.S. Summer Rec
  • W.S. Pool Task Force
  • W.S. Baseball Association
    Dolly Parton Imagination Library
  • Cale Mohling – Senior Experience
  • Mitchell Area Safehouse
  • Springs Area Community Club
  • Patchwork Pals – supplies to make pillow cases for nursing home residents; supplies to make quilts for each Veteran from Jerauld County
  • Wessington Springs Volunteer Fire Department – help with cost of a new fireworks firing system
  • Wessington Springs Senior/Community Center – purchase new chair cart and table cart; help with cost of a floor scrubber
  • W.S. Area Development Corporation – cost of purchasing a laptop
  • W.S. Summer Recreation Committee – improvements to the grounds of the baseball/softball diamond
  • Wessington Springs Backpack Food Program
  • 7th Grade Social Studies Class Recycling Program
  • Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, Disaster Response – to help with the costs of unmet needs after tornado
  • City of Wessington Springs – toward purchase of portable aqua step for the pool
  • 1905 Opera House – toward stage lighting project
  • Weskota Manor Avera – toward automated external defibrillator for nursing home
  • Prairie Hill 4-H Club – toward adding a lean-to on the 4-H barn
  • Dunham Historical Society – toward window project at museum
  • Blake Willman/WS High School – toward senior project of building a community rock garden
  • Springs Cinema – toward purchasing a building for a movie theater
  • 1905 Opera House - concrete at entrance of building
  • Jerauld County Ambulance - for purchase of equipment needed
  • Shakespeare Garden Society - landscaping changes
  • Willman Fee Post #14 - for improvements to the ball field
  • WS Owls Baseball Club - new uniforms
  • Shakespeare Garden Society - cedar benches for the garden
  • Jerauld County Pioneer Museum - preservation materials
  • WS Volunteer Fire Department – thermal imaging camera
  • WS Elementary Playground Committee - new playground project
  • Lights 2000 Committee - new lights at the football/track complex
  • Spartan P.A.S.S. After School Program – new printer
  • Jerauld County Trap Club - operational support for youth programs
  • Pony Hills Wrestling Club - new uniforms
  • Shakespeare Garden Society - fees related to the Shakespeare Festival
  • Weskota Manor Activity Dept. - for purchasing a glider swing for the residents
  • Heritage Center - carpet replacement project
  • Shakespeare Garden Society – new color brochures
  • Heritage Center - fees related to the Heartland Living History Festival
  • Dunham Historical Society - light filtering blinds at the Heritage Center
  • WS Senior Center - new siding on front of building
  • WS Area Development Corp. - new historical brochures
  • Jerauld/Buffalo Counties 4-H Clubs - horse arena project
  • WS Athletic Boosters - lean-to project at the football/track field
  • Shakespeare Garden Society - new sign at entrance to town
  • Heritage Center - display cases
  • WS Area Development - Jerauld Co. Strategic Planning Process
  • Weskota Manor Auxiliary – program support for manor residents
  • WS Chamber of Commerce – brochure display rack
  • J & B Shooting Sports – operational support for youth programs
  • WS Area Development Corp. – outdoor play set for daycare facility
  • Jerauld County Trap Club – club house renovations
  • Dunham Historical Society – history book
  • Shakespeare Garden Society – upkeep of the grounds & flower beds
  • Weskota Manor, Inc. – Eden Alternative Project
  • WSHS Community Service Class – community welcome sign
  • WS Owls Baseball Team – equipment needs
  • WS Foothills Rodeo – light project at arena
  • Weskota Wellness – fitness equipment for the Wellness Center
  • WS Foothills Rodeo – handicapped seating improvements at arena
  • Old Settler’s Picnic – facility improvements at Miller’s Grove
  • Dunham Historical Society – preservation materials
  • Weskota Manor Auxiliary – program and project costs for residents
  • Opera House Boosters – Centennial Celebration
  • WS Area Development Corp. – Welcome Wagon Project
  • Beadle-Jerauld American Red Cross – needed supplies
  • Jerauld County Ambulance Assoc. – equipment for new ambulance
  • Dunham Historical Society – brochures
  • WS Chamber of Commerce – tables for Farm & Home Show
  • Jerauld County Trap Club – improvements to shooting blinds and bleachers
  • Weskota Foundation – feasibility study for future health care renovations
  • Park Improvement Team – visitor information center
  • WS Area Development Corp. – Hwy. 34 Corridor Project
  • Beadle-Jerauld American Red Cross – adult, child, and infant CPR actars
  • WS Area Development Corp. – 125th Anniversary Celebration
  • WS Junior High Student Council – Youth Center supplies
  • United Methodist Church – piano restoration project
  • City Clean-Up Team – community clean-up
  • Our Savior’s Lutheran Church – community leadership workshop
  • Free Methodist Church – piano restoration project
  • WS Area Development Corp. – 125th Anniversary Celebration
  • Park Improvement/Marketing Teams – promoting Wessington Springs
  • Shakespeare Garden Society – reprinting of “Mrs. Shay Did It”
  • Springs Area Council of the Arts – window renovation to historic 1905 Opera House
  • Shakespeare Garden Society – brochure project
  • City of Wessington Springs – renovations to historic 1936 WPA Field House
  • Chamber of Commerce – Main Street Christmas Light Project
  • Wessington Springs Baseball Association – renovations to baseball fields
  • Dunham Historical Society – lighting preservation project
  • Our Savior’s Lutheran Church – Parish Nurse Program
  • Spartan Sparklers – tumbling program
  • City of Wessington Springs – renovations to historic 1936 WPA Field House
  • Wessington Springs Area Development Corporation – Daycare Facility renovations
  • Boy Scout Troop 539 – software for utilizing the schools robot to teach educational programs
  • Wessington Springs Senior Citizen Center – lot preparations for new building site
  • Shakespeare Garden Society – funds to assist in the cost of hosting an acting workshop

Contributions

Our generous donors are the reason we have been able to give back $120,000 to the community of Wessington Springs. Thank you to all who have helped us build this great asset!

Bridgman & Anderson Law Firm
Casey & Valinda Bridgman
Chuck & Kendra Brandenburg
Cindy Eilers
Gail & Susan Arnott
Garry & Gaea Blue
Hatch Farms, Inc.
Jeff & Kim Burg
Jeff & Laura Kieser
Kimberly Burg
Kirk & Lynda Luymes
Larry & Ann Olson
Lee & Jackie Johnson
Lila Hoffman
Mary Jane Belz
Melvin & Evelyn Roduner Trust
Myron Hinrichs
Springs Area Community Club
Thomas & Kathryn Dean
Tom & Michele Olsen
Verle & Lila Hoffman

Gail & Susan Arnott
Kirk & Lynda Luymes
Larry & Ann Olson
Hub & Laura Kieser
Lee & Jackie Johnson
Jeff & Kim Burg
Casey & Valinda Bridgman
Dean & Shirlyn Christensen
Mary Jane Belz
Roger & Pam Hainy
Jack & Joyce Krueger
Todd & Jill Swenson Partnership
Lawrence & Ada Caffee
Dorothy Carlson Harms
Allen & Bernece Rasmussen
Judy Crist
Dennis & Sandy Beckman
Bruce & Cindy Eilers
Brian & Kathy Bergeleen
Bernice Lillehaug
Dale & Melissa Schimke
James & Julie Higgins
Beverly Sorensen
Diane (Kludt) Schneider
Tom & Michele Olson
Alan & Connie Budahl
Aberdeen Area Community Foundation
Nancy Budahl Lane
Charles P. Budahl
Monte G. Budahl
Myron Hinrichs
Dr. Delvin & Lois Feistner
Luella Lewallen
Springs Area Community Club
Al & Mara Meier
Thomas & Kathryn Dean
Mark & Carol Steichen
Krohmer Agency, Fred & Jan Krohmer
-81 Enterprises, Inc.

81 Enterprises, Inc.
Gail & Susan Arnott
Sherrill Bessey
Barry Bridgman family
Casey & Valinda Bridgman
Jeff & Kim Burg
Thomas & Kathryn Dean
Hatch Farms, Inc.
Myron Hinrichs
Verle & Lila Hoffman
Lee & Jackie Johnson
Hub & Laura Kieser
Kirk & Lynda Luymes
Tom & Michele Olsen
Larry & Ann Olson
Beverly Sorensen

Gail & Susan Arnott
Brian & Kathy Bergeleen
Casey & Valinda Bridgman
Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Foundation
Donald Christensen & Laura Gless
Dean & Shirlyn Christensen
Donald Christensen
Thomas & Kathryn Dean
Lennis & Margaret Fagerhaug
Arlein Fransen
Robert Hine
Myron Hinrichs
Verle & Lila Hoffman
Luverne & Linda Jager
Lee & Jackie Johnson
Hub & Laura Kieser
Allen & Margaret Lee
Kirk & Lynda Luymes
Larry & Ann Olson
Trudy Schroeder

81 Enterprises, Inc.
American Legion Auxiliary
Gail & Susan Arnott
Brian Bergeleen
Casey Bridgman
Casey & Valinda Bridgman
Elton & Jody Byre
Dean & Shirlyn Christensen
Richard & Sharon Cutler
Thomas & Kathryn Dean
Lennis & Margaret Fagerhaug
Arlein Fransen
Roger & Pam Hainy
Hatch Farms Inc.
Myron Hinrichs
Verle & Lila Hoffman
Luverne & Linda Jager
Lee & Jackie Johnson
Richard Jost
Hub & Laura Kieser
Allen & Margaret Lee
Kirk & Lynda Luymes
Diane Middleton
Larry & Ann Olsen
Tom & Michele Olsen
Larry & Ann Olson
Tom Shottenkirk family
Beverly Sorensen
Wessington Springs Area Community Foundation

Meet Our Advisory Council

  • Laura Kieser, Chairperson (605) 999-0084
  • Julie Bruckner, Vice-Chair (605) 216-7288
  • Bethany Schimke, Secretary/Treasurer (605) 770-1048
  • Dale Schimke (605) 354-2535
  • Connie Larson (605) 999-0215
  • Gwyneth Fastnacht (605) 354-3826
  • Jacki Bultsma (605) 530-1182
  • Mark Reindl (605) 350-3742
  • Kari Fagerhaug (605) 770-5110
  • Kendra Brandenburg, Coordinator (605) 691-2170

Support the Wessington Springs CSA Help Wessington Springs thrive for generations to come.


Contact Information

P.O. Box 157
Wessington Springs, SD 57382

Phone: (605) 691-2170
Email: kendra@venturecomm.net

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