The Mary Chilton DAR Foundation currently awards three types of grants. Each type of grant follows different application and award procedures.
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.
Schoolroom Grant awards are in the amount of $500 and are available to teachers of grades 3, 4, and 5 in public school districts in South Dakota having fewer than 300 students in grades K-12. Applications must be received by December 15 and are acted upon at the January Grants meeting.
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.