Allied Arts Grants
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
Black Hills Energy Foundation
Larson Family Foundation
The Prudential Foundation Matching Gifts
US Bank Foundation
UBS Foundation Matching Gifts Program
South Dakota Arts Council
South Dakota Community Foundation
West River Electric Foundation