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Community Impact Grant

Grants to South Dakota Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
for New Programs in Health and Social Services

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Sioux Empire United Way

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Grants to South Dakota nonprofit organizations serving Lincoln, Minnehaha, McCook, or Turner Counties for new programs in the areas of health and social services, recreation, or character-building. To receive an application, applicants must complete a questionnaire and be contacted by the Funding Source, which can take up to two weeks from the time of submittal.

Community Impact Grants may be awarded for seed money to start-up new and untried programs. Sioux Empire United Way accepts applications from non-profit entities that serve a need in one of the following impact areas: After-School, Basic Needs, Child Care, Counseling, Disabilities, Diversity, Emergency Services, Health and Healing, Seniors, Success By 6, Youth Development, and Youth Outreach (at-risk).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163030

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- The agency must be incorporated and operate as a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation (must have 501(c)(3) status at the time the application is due).

- The agency should operate in a health/social service, recreation, or character-building field.

- The need for the program must be substantiated.

- There must be an operational funding deficit.

- The services provided must take place in Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha or Turner Counties.

- The impact on the lives of the individuals served must be demonstrated through specific outcome measurements.

- The program must be in existence for less than three years.

Pre-Application Information:

- 2018 Community Impact Grant applications will be available on September 5, 2017 with a deadline of November 20, 2017.
- Prospective applicants must complete a short online questionnaire to receive the 2018 Community Impact Grant application.
- A Sioux Empire United Way staff member will be in touch with you within two weeks.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Complete a short online questionnaire to receive the 2018 Community Impact Grant application:

For additional information about either funding process, please contact the office by phone 605.336.2095 or email

Sioux Empire United Way
1000 North West Avenue
Suite 120
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Dakota: Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, or Turner Counties