Invest in a Thriving Black Hills

Give an online donation to shape a brighter future for your community.

Give a gift online

Browse all funds that accept online donations. You can make a single or recurring gift via credit card. 

Make a gift in honor of a loved one, or send others a link to raise funds for a good cause.

Support your Community Foundation

A gift to the Black Hills Area Community Foundation is an investment in the future of the region.

We’re the only community foundation solely dedicated to serving the Black Hills. Our staff and Board diligently manage resources and respond to the changing needs of our communities.

Empower the operational backbone of the Community Foundation to strengthen our support of Black Hills communities, now and forever.
Support our efforts to advance affordable housing units across the Black Hills.
Support our efforts to prevent hunger and expand access to nutritious foods in Rapid City.

Frequenty asked questions

How can I donate?

Our online platform allows you to donate via credit card, but we also take checks, wire transfer, securities, real property and many other types of assets.

Explore How to Give, or reach out to our team for more information.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, the Black Hills Area Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and you will receive a tax receipt for all donations.

How can I ask others to donate?

Please reach out to us for instructions to ensure the process goes smoothly. In general, it’s easiest to share a link where people can donate directly to the fund.

how do I stop my recurring donation?

When you start a recurring donation, you select a date for the donations to end. Please connect with our team and we’ll be happy to help you stop a recurring donation.

is there an online processing fee?

All online donations require a merchant processing fee of a varying amount depending on your credit card company.

Our portal allows you to add the fee on top of your donation amount. Otherwise, the fee will automatically subtract from your donation.

Can I mail a check instead?

Yes, you can mail your check to: 243 Founders Park Drive, Suite 102, Rapid City SD 57701. 

Please write “BHACF” on the payee line and the fund name on the memo line.

Connect with us

Start a conversation with our team. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.