The Black Hills Area Community Foundation (BHACF) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization started in 1987 to serve both donors and nonprofit agencies throughout the Black Hills. BHACF manages and administers charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. Because of their commitment, BHACF awards hundreds of grants that have a positive impact on the quality of life in the Black Hills area.

Please donate to any of these funds. A processing fee will be associated with this contribution. If you would like your donation to cover this processing fee, please add 2.3% to your donation.

If you have any questions contact us at 605-718-0112 or by email

Donate To Fund

Fund Name
Abbott House Foundation Fund
Albert and Laverne Elliott First Responders Fund
Amanda Hoffmann-Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Arlene Ham Endowed Fund for Women & Children-ENDWD
Arlene Ham Fund for Women & Children
Assist Fund
BHACF Operations Endowment
BHRHC Homeless Connect Sub-Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Designated Fund
Big Brothers Big Sisters Operational Fund
Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity
Black Hills Arts and Culture Fund
Black Hills by Choice
Black Hills Community Homelessness Fund
Black Hills Community Theater Fund
Black Hills Community Theatre Designated Fund
Black Hills Community Theatre Fund
Black Hills Disaster Recovery Fund
Black Hills Environment and Natural Resources Fund
Black Hills Fund for Excellence in Education
Black Hills Home Builders Assoc Charitable Fund:Builders Care-Pub Crawl
Black Hills Home Builders Assoc Charitable Fund:Home Builder Development Resources-CC
Black Hills Home Builders Assoc Charitable Fund:Workforce Development-Scholarship & Education
Black Hills Impact
Black Hills Raptor Center
Black Hills Regional Homeless Coalition Fund
Black Hills StartUp
Black Hills Works Foundation
Boy Scouts of America Black Hills Area Council
Canyon Lake Activity Center
Central States Fair
Chamber Music Festival
Chapel in the Hills
Chapman Community Giving
Children's Home Foundation
CHS - Children's Advocacy Center Sub-fund
Cold Springs Historical Society
Community Grantmaking
Community Service Center Trust Fund
Custer Bark Park
Custer County Historical Society
Dakota Choral Union
Dakota Choral Union - Agency Endowed Fund
Deerfield Store Scholarship
Diabetes, Inc. - Agency Fund
Diabetes Inc. - Designated Fund
Diabetes Inc. Stingley
Education Excellence Fund
Elevate Rapid City
Elevate Rapid City - Workforce Development Fund
Everett Hoyt Donor Advised Fund
Executive Director Fund
Fall River County Historical Society
Fall River County Historical Society--Agency
Feeding South Dakota
Founder's Park
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Friends of the Rapid City Public Library
Front Porch Coalition
Fuse Rapid City
Future Sturgis
Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons
Harold and George "Elbert" Newton Memorial Music Scholarship
Hill City Friends of the Library
Historic Homestake Opera House
Historic Homestake Opera House--Agency
Hope Center Diehl Fund
Horizons of Parmelee
Horsecreek Horizons
Hosie Main Memorial Music Scholarship
Humane Society of the Black Hills
Hunter J. Lewis Memorial Scholarship
Izaak Walton League, Rapid City Chapter, Endowed
Izaak Walton League, Rapid City Chapter, Quasi-Endowed
Joyce Bedingfield Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Judith B Olsen Youth Fund
Julia Beth Jacobson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Kevin J. Morsching Memorial Scholarship
Landon Fund for Black Hills Playhouse
Leadership Rapid City
LifeScape for the Hills
Live Like Lilli - FS
Liv to Give DAF
Love INC
Love INC--Agency
Make-A-Wish South Dakota
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Matching Pool
Meade School District 46-1 Charitable Trust Fund
Mniluzahan Okolakiaciapi Ambass
MOA SDCF RC Indian School Lands Memorial Sub Fund
MOA South Dakota Foundation Grant
Morsching Scholarship - PR
Native American Organizations and Causes Fund
NAU Foundation
NAU Foundation QE
Nemo Cemetery Association Fund
OneHeart-Ray of Hope Garden Project Fund
Operations Fund
Operations - Rent/Moving
OWL Fund
Pathways Spiritual Sanctuary
Patterson Scholarship Fund
Pennington County 4-H Leader's Association Fund
Rapid City Area Affordable Housing Fund
Rapid City Arts Council
Rapid City Collective Impact-Food Security Fund
Rapid City Foundation Originating Fund
Rapid City Library Foundation
Ray of Hope Garden Fund
RCAC Advanced Arts Scholarship Designated Fund
RCAC Advanced Art Sub-fund
RCAC Ardath D Rypkema Educational Memorial Fund
RCAC Art Acquisition Sub-Fund
RCAC Arts Education Sub-fund
RCAC Exhibits & Collections-Designated
RCAC Exhibits & Collections Sub-fund
RCAC Performing Arts Sub-Fund
RCAC Thurston Family Sub-Fund
RCPD Community First Fund
RC Urban Orchard Project
Rural America Initiatives
Saab Heritage Museum USA-Sturgis
Sarah Stevens Scholarship
SD Engineering Society - Black Hills Chapter Scholarship
South Dakota Humanities Council--Agency
South Dakota Humanities Council Designated Fund
Southern Hills - Black Hills by Choice
Special Fund
St. Francis Foundation
Storybook Island Inc
Storybook Island Inc-QE Fund
Sturgis Area Arts Council
Sturgis Public Library
The Storehouse
The Storehouse - QE
The Walt Award
WDT AGC of SD Building Chapter Scholarship Fund
WDT Foundation
WDT Gary Solaas Memorial Scholarship Fund
WDT Ryan McCandless Annual Memorial Scholarship Fund
WDT Sigman Scholarship Fund
WDT William and Lois Pierce Scholarship Fund
Wellspring, Inc. dba Wellfully
Western Resources for Independent Living
West River Trails Coalition
Whitewood Econ Dev
Women of Central Scholarship
Year End Board Chair Directed Gift Fund
Young Professionals Group Endowed Fund
Youth & Family Services Foundation
Youth & Family Services Foundation
YouthPhil Scholarship
Youth Task Force