As a community member, we help you give back to the towns you’ve called home through Community Savings Accounts (CSA). A CSA is a fund to support basic needs and enhance the quality of life within a community in South Dakota. It is permanently endowed meaning your gift is never “used up.” With our careful investment, a town’s CSA will continue to grow and support annual awards in perpetuity ensuring the town continues to thrive and prosper for years to come.
All CSAs, regardless of size, act and feel like their own local foundation. That’s because every CSA has its own local board of directors to raise and distribute funds. The money raised in your community, stays in your community.
Click the map below to learn more about CSAs in your area. If a CSA doesn’t exist in your community, we’d love to discuss the steps to get started.
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Start a Community Savings Account
A Community Savings Account may be just the tool your community needs to meet needs and promote growth in your local area.
Have a question on how a Community Savings Account (CSA) works? Here are the answers for some of our most commonly asked questions.
Resources for CSAs
These forms and guides help CSA leaders understand their fund’s finances, award grants, and run a successful CSA.
SDCF Philanthropy Conference
The 2015 South Dakota Philanthropy Conference in Pierre, SD
CSA Events Calendar
South Dakota Community Foundation CSA's