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South Dakota State Library Services

A list of services provided by the South Dakota State Library.


Brenda Hemmelman and Kathleen Slocum offer a free, 1-2 hour, Find the Money, Get the Grant training.  This includes basic information on how to write a grant, data resources for grant applications, and websites with helpful information. Contact Brenda if interested in setting up a training session. 

Grants Resources

Emergency Financial Resources to help with COVID-19 hardships

Investing in Native Communities
An interactive website to encourage greater funding and support to Native communities. 

Visualizing Funding for Libraries (from the Foundation Center)
The Visualizing Funding for Libraries data tool can help public, academic, and school libraries, as well as special collections, archives, and digital libraries, identify funding opportunities to support innovative projects and solutions for their communities.

Institute of Museums and Library Services 
Grants for museums, museum and library collaborations, libraries and tribal libraries.

How to Start a Nonprofit

Becoming 501(C)3

Candid Learning (formerly GrantSpace)

Aunt Bertha - recommended by Candid - search for free or reduced cost services.