Ready to apply?

Follow these steps to complete your application.

  1. If you have not already done so, read the grantmaking guidelines to ensure you meet all eligibility requirements.
  2. Download our sample grant application (PDF) to see what information you will need.
  3. Submit a Letter of Inquiry through our online eGrant system. We'll respond within 15 business days with a decision. If you have not used eGrant before you will need to register
  4. If the Letter of Inquiry is accepted, you will be invited to complete a full application in eGrant. Email confirmation will be sent to you when your application has been received by the South Dakota Community Foundation.
  5. The SDCF staff and board of directors will review your application. We will notify you of our decision in 90 days after you submit your application with a decision.

Access the eGrant portal to complete your application online. 

Have Questions?

We have answers! Contact us online or at 800.888.1842 with any questions. For assistance along the way, you can also contact Ginger Niemann, SDCF Program Officer.

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