Department of Tourism
The Department is made up of two divisions: South Dakota Tourism and the South Dakota Arts Council. Together, we’re here to serve the people of South Dakota and all who come to meet our Great Faces and explore our Great Places.
Arts South Dakota is a statewide arts service and advocacy organization headquartered in Sioux Falls. It brings vitality to South Dakota communities and enriches people’s lives through the promotion of the creativity and visitor industries, by nurturing cultural leadership and education, and recognizing artistic excellence.
PO Box 2496, Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Arts Alive: Current edition of Arts Alive
SD Alliance for Arts Education
The Alliance supports arts education and workshops for teachers. The South Dakota Alliance is affiliated with the Department of Education of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
This is the regional arts agency for South Dakota. It provides funding through the Performing Arts Fund and other categories of support. The state’s membership, along with Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin, allows for cooperative arts programs.
2908 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55408-1954
(612) 341-0755, TTY (612) 822-2956
National Endowment for the Arts
The federal arts agency was established by Congress in 1965. The NEA provides funding for the arts to each state arts agency. Direct grants in several categories also are available to nonprofit arts organizations.
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20506
South Dakota Humanities Council
Funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities, private grants and donations, the Humanities Council supports public humanities programs in the state. South Dakota’s arts and humanities agencies periodically undertake partnerships to celebrate and promote the history and culture of the state.
University Station, Box 7050, Brookings, SD 57007
South Dakota Grants Directory
A searchable database of 400+ foundations with a history of SD giving, as well as SD state government grant-making programs. There are no limits to access.