SDCF provides immediate response on GMBH

Mon Apr 06 08:16:40 PDT 2020

SDCF provides immediate response on GMBH

Stephanie Judson President and CEO, South Dakota Community Foundation SD Community Foundation is SDs only statewide public foundation. SDCF staff and board jumped in to respond to issues resulting from the coronavirus crisis. Two prong response: Coronavirus Response Fund provides financial support to statewide nonprofits providing services across the state. Feeding South Dakota Salvation Army South Dakota Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota Meals on Wheels Helpline Center 211 CSA (Community Savings Accounts) Matching Grant Program 80 CSAs across South Dakota SDCF partners with local CSA leaders to identify ways to help in their individual communities Examples: makeSPACE Spearfish sewing masks to support medical workers in the Black Hills (Monument Health, VA) Provide assistance to stock food pantries to meet increased need Provide assistance to purchase food and supplies for backpack programs Requests coming in daily from the CSAs Working with donors that utilize Donor Advised Funds to meet their charitable goals providing vital information necessary for them to make decisions based on community and statewide needs
 

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