PIERRE — The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) presented the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation (REDCO) with a Community Innovation Grant award. The organization will benefit from a $9,913 award.
This award from the SDCF is offered in partnership with the Bush Foundation. REDCO is seeking to restore the Sicangu Lakota Oyate to a state of food sovereignty.
“The SDCF is proud to partner with the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation and support their work to address food related issues in their area,” says Ginger Niemann, SDCF program officer. “We look forward to sharing their innovative strategies with others dealing with similar issues.”
Community Innovation Grants (CIG) provide funding aimed at uncovering breakthroughs in community needs across the state. Community Innovation Grants are the direct result of a partnership between the South Dakota Community Foundation and the Bush Foundation. In 2018, $400,000 will be awarded to nonprofits across the state. Interested applicants can learn more by visiting: sdcommunityfoundation.org/ for- nonprofits/ community- innovation grants/
“To be free from negative outside influence we must be sovereign and it starts with feeding a nation”, said Wayne Fredericks, REDCO Coalition Member. “Wopila Tanka.”