South Dakota Humanities Council awards $582K in relief funding
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Relief funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is going to non-profit organizations throughout South Dakota, so they can continue providing services through the pandemic.
The South Dakota Humanities Council has directed $582,000 through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to meet the emergency needs of museums, libraries, historical societies, universities, resiliency support groups, and other non-profits across South Dakota.
Among the recipients are several West River non-profits:
- Black Hills State University (American Indian Studies), Spearfish – $17,080
- Booth Society, Inc., Spearfish – $17,080
- Custer County Historical Society (1881 Courthouse Museum), Custer – $14,911
- Custer County Senior Citizen Center, Custer – $12,776
- Deadwood Public Library, Deadwood – $6,578
- Hermosa Arts and History Association, Hermosa – $8,616
- High Plains Western Heritage Center, Spearfish – $17,080
- Lemmon Public Library, Lemmon – $10,843
- Piedmont Valley Library, Piedmont – $5,000
- Rapid City Public Library, Rapid City – $9,107
- South Dakota Railroad Museum, Hill City – $17,004
- West River History Conference, Inc., Rapid City – $11,138
For more information, and to see the full list of South Dakota grant recipients, visit the South Dakota Humanities Council grants page at sdhumanities.org/grants.