Grant Awards

2018 HCF Grants


Huron Chamber - $2,500
PA System & Video Projector


Cornerstones Career Learning Center - $2,000
Telephone and Voice Mail System
 

           
Beadle County Dive Team - $5,000
Water Rescue Equipment


Huron Community Campus - $2,500
Masters In Education Programming

           
Heartland Rodeo - $10,000
Shade Shelter and Picnic Area                                                     


HRMC Foundation - $10,000
Nursing Education Program

           
Huron Hockey Association - $2,000
Hockey Team Jerseys


Huron School District - $5,000
Video Equipment to Broadcast Athletic Events

           
Karen Association of Huron - $2,500
Equipment to Open Association Office


Huron Post Prom - $1,000
Supplies for Post Prom Activities

           
SD State Fair Foundation - $10,000
Bleachers for Activities on Fairgrounds


Washington 4-5 Grade Center - $499


Wobbiegongs Swim Team - $8,000
Timing and Scorekeeping Equipment

HCF Grant History

2017 Grants

Huron Area Backpack Program
Food Program for At-Risk Children - $3,400


SD State Fair Foundation
Bathroom Renovations - $5,000


United Methodist Church
BelieveFest - $2,400


Huron Little League
Memorial Baseball Park - $5,000


​Huron Community Campus 
Masters Program - $2,000 - 3rd payment

Nordby 4-H Exhibit Hall
New Exhibit Hall - $10,000 - 2nd payment

Workforce Development Council
Workforce Project - $5,000 - 2nd payment

--- Wheeler Family Fund ---

James River Royal Family KIDS Camp
Sponsor Camp - $2,400

Huron Area Backpack Program
Food Program for At-Risk Children - $1,600

United Methodist Church
BelieveFest - $1,600

2016 Grants

Huron Area Packpack Program
Food Program for At-Risk Children $3,400

SD State Fair Foundation
Bathroom Renovations $5,000

United Methodist Church
BelieveFest $2,400

Huron Little League
Memorial Baseball Park  $5,000

Huron Community Campus
Masters Program  $2,000 - 3rd Payment

Nordby 4-H Exhibit Hall
New Exhibit Hall  $10,000 - 2nd Payment

Workforce Development Council
Workforce Project  $5,000 - 2nd Payment

----Wheeler Family Fund Grants for 2016----

James River Royal Family KIDS Camp
Sponsor Camp  $2,400

Huron Area Backpack Program
Food Program for At-Risk Children  $1,600

United Methodist Church
BelieveFest  $1,600

2015 Grants

Dakotaland Museum
3 Historic Educational Outreach Programs $750

Cornerstones CLC
Remove Walls From Smaller Offices to make a Large Classroom $2,200

Huron Senior Center
Purchase an Automatic Defibulater $1,186

Huron School Weight Room
Improve Weight Room Equipment $2,000

People's Transit
Bus Replacement $5,000

Huron Hockey
Zamboni Replacement $5,000

Nordby 4H Exhibit Hall
New 4H Exhibit Hall $10,000 - 1st Payment

Huron Community Campus
Masters Program $2,000 - 2nd Payment

Work Force Development Council
Work Force Project $5,000 - 1st Payment

----Wheeler Family Fund Grants in 2015----

American Legion Aux.
Dictionary For Third Grade Students $570

Huron Public Schools Pre-School Partnership
Preschool Partnership for Immigrant Children $2,500.00

Tennis, Everyone!
New Tennis Complex $2,300.00

2014 Grants

SD State Fair Foundation
4-H Exhibit Hall $10,000 - 1st Payment

Beadle County 4-H
New Sound System $1,500

Leadership Huron
Prospect Park Shelter/Bathroom/Warming House $5,000

Huron Community Theatre
Acoustic Upgrades - Microphones $2,300

Nordby Center for Recreation
Additional Basketball Baskets For Hohm Courts $5,000

Huron Community Campus
College Classes $2,000

Munce's Math Nights
Middle School Math activities after school $1,000

Huron Middle School Drama
Missoula Children's Theatre $1,000

Beadle Co. Dive Team
Training $2,250

American Legion Auxiliary
Students Dictionary $360

Helping Hands
Shelving $1,000

YWCA
Fence Replacement $3,500

----Wheeler Family Fund Grants in 2014----

Centennial Stone Church
Replace Storm Window $2,000

Tennis Everyone
New 12 Court Tennis Complex $1,000

Huron Community Theatre
Acoustic Upgrades - Microphones $1,500

Riverside Cemetery
Road Improvements $500

2013 Grants

Huron Adult Day Care
Brochure & accounting program  $1,000

Huron Area Community Theatre
Update sound system and acoustical tiles $2,000

Huron Community Campus
Offer 3 additional remedial courses  $2,000

Huron Little League
Batting net system & safety equipment  $1,000

Huron Parks & Recreation Wobbegongs Swim Team
Purchase lane timer & reader board  $4,000

Ravine Lake Park Project
Ravine Park - gazebo park bench, bathhouse park bench & sun umbrellas  $2,000

James Valley Housing 
Pre-home education counseling course  $2,000

YWCA of Huron
New flooring project  $3,000

Splash Central Water Park
Final payment of three year pledge  $10,000

----Wheeler Family Fund Grants in 2013----

Nordby Center for Recreation
Replacement of scoreboards $4,600

2012 Grants

Splash Central Waterpark
2nd payment of three year pledge  $10,000

Huron Hockey Assoication
Compressor replacement  $4,000

Jan Manolis Family Safe Center
Pathway to peace program  $2,500

Beadle Co. Humane Society
Finish dog park entrance, signage, seating etc. $2,000

Hope Ranch
Safety equipment for riders $2,000

Huron Little League
Canopies for spectators seating area  $2,000

American Legion Post 7
Resurrect Safety City Program and Bike Safety for 4 & 5 year olds  $1,500

Huron Backpack Program
Week-end nutritious food  $1,000

2011 Grants

Splash Central Waterpark
1st payment of three year pledge  $10,000

South Dakota State Fair Foundation
Leadership Huron State Fair playground project  $2,000

Huron Little League Inc.
New batting cage netting at Kasa Little League complex  $2,000

Community Development Foundation - Design SD
Downtown Huron redevelopment study  $2,000

Community Development Foundation - Pheasant
“World’s Largest Pheasant” restoration project  $1,000

Huron Backpack Program
Provides at risk children with nutritious weekend food  $1,000

Friends of the Huron Public Library
Equipment for City Library $1,000

Huron Public School District Wellness
Wellness Committee for adolescents in Huron area $1,000

Huron Public School District Preschool
Preschool Partnership Program  $1,000

Huron Public School District Middle School
Middle School Teens Against Tobacco Use  $750

2010 Grants

Cornerstones Career Learning Center
Adult basic education and employment training programs  $1,500

Huron Optimist Backpack Program
Provide at risk children with nutritious food for weekends $1,000

Huron Community Campus
Redesign website for enhanced future marketing $1,000

Dakotaland Museum
Required roof repairs to maintain quality of exhibits $1,500

Habitat for Humanity 
Build next home for qualified family $2,000

Jan Manolis Safe Home
Security system for shelter $1,000

Huron Area Arts Council 
Acquire risers/portable staging to be used at Fine Arts Center $2,000

Huron Wellness Team
Help reduce obesity and promote wellness for adolescents in Huron area $2,000

Munce’s Monday Math Nights
Middle School Math activities after school $1,000

YWCA 
Roof repair for family violence shelter in Huron $1,000

Junior Achievement 
Teaching area students about financial responsibility $2,000

Huron Downtown Promotion
Replace plants in existing planters and adding colorful planted pots in core downtown area $2,000

State Fair Park
Repairs to ticket booths and gate houses at State Fair $1,000

Leadership Huron
Beadle County Humane Society Shelter project $1,000

2009 Grants

Leadership Huron Class 2008-2009
State Fair Signs $1,000

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
Financial management classes $2,000

James Valley Christian School
Replace outdated and marginally safe playground equipment $1,000

MAGA TA-HOHPI friends Group
Bring hands on museum exhibit to Huron $1,000

Huron Area Community Choir 
Contemporary books to use for music $2,000

Munce’s Math Nights
Middle School Math activities after school $1,000

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Computer for office/senior tax service $1,000

Huron Optimist Backpack Program Program
Provide at risk children with nutritious food for weekends $1,000

Huron Community Campus
Market new programs offered through HCC $2,000

South Dakota Farmers Union
Jr. (REAL) Rural Economic and Leadership development program  $1,000

South Dakota State Fairgrounds
Shade structure at the Freedom Stage  $1,000

Huron Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Establish a Homeless and Eviction Protection Fund  $1,000

Huron Area Community Theater
Tools and materials for theatre shows $1,000

Community Counseling Services 
Violence and Bullying Prevention Program $1,000

Beadle County Dive and Rescue Team
Purchase Sonar Scanner $1,000

2008 Grants

Huron Area Arts Council
Fine Arts Theater lighting, curtains and sound system $3,000

Huron Community Campus
Eqiupment for distance learning lab $3,000. 

Disabled American Veterans Transportation
Ttransport Veterans to VA Hospitals andClinics  $1,500

Huron Adult Day Services
Assist elderly and handicapped in the Huron community  $1,500

Pyle House Museum
Preservation and restoration work to the Pyle House Museum.  $1,000

Special Olympics South Dakota
State Equestrian Competition and State Softball Tournament

Community Counseling Services
Laptop computers for working at off site locations.  $1,000

Huron Chamber and Visitor Center
Informational display centers at visitor center  $1,000

Ravine Lake Recreation
Equipment for Ravine Lake Park $1,000

Huron Symphony Orchestra
Host a guest ensemble  $1,000

2007 Grants

Junior Achievement
Teaching business and economics  $3,000

Nordby Center for Recreation
Summer youth camps and provide child care options $3,000

Cornerstones Career Learning Center
Promote education and employment services in this area  $1,200

Huron Music Parents
Electronic sign at Huron High School  $1,000

Leadership Huron
Demonstration kitchen in the Women’s Building  $1,000

Habitat for Humanity of Beadle County
Part-time director for organization  $1,000

Munce’s Monday Math Nights
Middle School Math activities after school $1,000

Huron Little League
Establishment of Huron Little League endowment. $1,000

2006 Grants

DWU Nursing Program-Huron site
Equipment for the nursing laboratory  $2,000

Friends of the Library
Spanish speaking and bilingual materials  $1,500

Huron Chamber Mural Committee
reservation of existing murals  $1,500

Huron Area Senior Center 
Shuffle board equipment at the Senior Center  $1,500

Huron Symphony League
Host guest soloists and ensembles for an anniversary performance $1,500

Beadle County Risk and Resources
Meth Education Awareness program and Mentoring Mothers program. $500

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