United Way of the Black Hills says $280,000 in available funding for a new community impact grant opportunity that aligns with the findings of their 2019 community needs assessment.

The organization made the announcement on Friday, May 21.

Any nonprofit, library, or school providing services and addressing the issues below in the Black Hills region can apply for funding.

  • Access to affordable mental health care providers
  • Prevention and treatment services for substance abuse
  • Child and domestic abuse treatment and support services
  • Access to affordable housing and emergency housing/shelter
  • Access to diverse, emergency food programs
  • Economic opportunities including workforce development and services to improve a family’s economic situation
  • Removing transportation barriers to help clients access the services noted above.

In addition, UWBH will be offering a FAQ session beginning at 10 a.m. on June 3 via Zoom as an opportunity for potential grantees to learn more and ask questions about the application process.

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The grant application deadline is June 20. Organizations can access more information about the grant and the upcoming meeting by visiting this webpage.

For any additional information, contact UWBH Executive Director Jamie Toennies at jamie@unitedwayblackhills.org or call (605) 343-5872.