Allied Arts Grants

Many Thanks

Allied Arts administers annually, the City Investment Grant and our latest grant the Pailing Family Grant. Grants are awarded to non-profit 501 (C) 3 organizations to fund arts projects, particularly those that benefit populations that are otherwise under served. Organizations receiving grant monies need not be Allied Arts Members. 

City Investment Recipients

We sincerely would like to Thank the City of Rapid City, Mayor and Council for their support of the Arts!

Bells of the Hills
BH Chamber Music Society
BH Community Theatre
BH Dance Theatre
Black Hills Pow Wow
Black Hills Showcase Chorus
BH Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills
Dakota Artist Guild
Dakota Choral Union
Minnilusa Historical Association
RC Children’s Chorus
RC Concert Assoc.
RC Municipal Band
RC Ranger Band
Rushmore Music Festival

Return On Investment to Rapid City

is $13.29 Locally

for Every City Dollar Invested!

The $102,000 Investment by the City in 2018 for our Organizations generated a return of:

$1.3 Million in operational budgets

$67,006 in donated tickets to children, schools and low income individuals

$17,475 in local scholarships

962 local performances

350 events for children

151,640 Local Patrons and

13,775Tourists participating in AAF Organization’s events!


Allied Arts also receives funding from several local and national
foundations including:

Black Hills Energy Foundation

Larson Family Foundation

MDU Foundation

The Prudential Foundation Matching Gifts

US Bank Foundation

UBS Foundation Matching Gifts Program

South Dakota Arts Council

South Dakota Community Foundation

Wellsfargo Foundation

West River Electric Foundation