The Mary Chilton DAR Foundation currently awards four types of grants. Each type of grant follows different application and award procedures.
Dorothy Day Davenport Grant
The Dorothy Day Davenport Grant awards $50,000 to a Sioux Falls tax-exempt, nonprofit or civic organization. The application deadline is March 31 each year.
Regular Grant awards range from $1,000 to $15,000. Applications are received and acted upon three times each year.
Mini-Grant awards range from $0 to $1,000. Applications are received and acted upon approximately every two months.
There will be no School Room Grants for the year 2021. The Foundation is re-working this grant type.
All grants must meet and comply with the policies established by the Foundation.
For More Information
Inquiries related to the Mary Chilton DAR Foundation's grant-making policies and procedures should be directed to:
Mary Chilton DAR Foundation
PO Box 90716
Sioux Falls, SD 57109-0716
The Foundation does not have a full time staff. Responses to questions can be expected within 5-7 days.