Top Giving Foundations: SD

Foundations have far-ranging interests. With some research, you’ll find one that's a “fit” for your work.

learn more: foundation funding

They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
Great Plains Education Foundation, Inc. $21,490,500
South Dakota Community Foundation $11,622,434
Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation $10,832,409
John T. Vucurevich Foundation $5,457,082
Dakota Charitable Foundation, Inc. $2,412,500
Black Hills Area Community Foundation $2,246,756
Branches Foundation $2,085,125
Oahe Foundation $1,844,330
Larson Foundation $1,584,004
The Luke Society, Inc. $1,560,322
Opus Prize Foundation $1,323,000
Raft Charitable Foundation $1,250,000
Blythe Brenden-Mann Foundation $1,231,958
Watertown Community Foundation $991,943
John D. and Edna Hofer Trust $794,400
Bob and Ginny Peterson Foundation $683,500
Black Hills Corporation Foundation $675,674
Gwendolyn L. Stearns Foundation, Inc. $419,500
Harvey W. Peters Research Foundation $395,000
Orrion and Edith Barger Memorial Foundation $383,000
Emerald Foundation $330,000
Engelsma Family Foundation $319,892
Marion Bradley Via Memorial Foundation $285,000
Milbank Community Foundation $244,523
Salt of the Earth Foundation $212,500
Sheldon F. Reese Foundation $205,135
The Joseph Rauenhorst Family Foundation $200,160
Eleanor's Fund $195,000
Brookings Foundation $192,467
Clarkson Family Foundation $191,802
Jerstad Family Foundation $182,836
Welk Family Foundation $166,449
Fred and Mary Maas Private Foundation $164,400
The Houston Family Foundation $147,500
The Allied Arts Fund, Inc. $140,847
The Brass Family Foundation $139,500
The Jim A. Robinson Foundation, Inc. $135,000
Mike Miller Foundation $131,252
Sioux Steel Company Foundation $113,400
Wyman Family Charitable Foundation $111,000