The Black Hills Area Community Foundation recognizes the impact that COVID-19 has on our community. We are helping our community by utilizing two funds we have in place to support local nonprofits with immediate needs to serve our community during this pandemic.

The Food Security Fund

BHACF is actively working to address immediate food security needs that arise as a result of
COVID-19 prevention efforts.



Click here to view grant application and guidelines





The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community.  This guide is to help you navigate recent events.  If you or a family member may have recently lost employment, childcare, or other support, this guide will help you prioritize staying safe while actively planning for several weeks of disruption in employment and income.

Click Here to view the WHAT NOW TIP SHEET

by Tracy Palecek , on behalf of Black Hills Area Community Foundation




"During this pandemic, we have been busier than ever. So far this year, we have channeled and granted more than $700,000 to nonprofit organizations throughout the Black Hills. Individual donors, foundations, and our giving circles have mobilized to direct charitable resources where they are needed," says Liz Hamburg, Executive Director of BHACF.

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