Black Hills Center for American Indian Health

Want to join us in our efforts to improve the health of American Indian peoples, Tribes and communities? We're raising money to benefit the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, Inc. We've existed for 19 years since our inception without any charitable fundraising; we have been supported nearly solely on the basis of our peer-reviewed, competitive grant writing with the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention, and multiple state agencies and private foundations.

Since 2001, we have successfully received more than $28 million through 50 peer-reviewed grants and contracts. More than $6 million has been dispersed directly into the Tribal nations we've partnered with, through subcontracts, hiring of 40-50 tribal members to work on our research projects, capacity-building efforts, and generous compensation for our greater than 10,000 tribal research participants. We even wrote a  $1 million research grant for one Northern Plains Tribe who, when they were awarded it, became only the second Tribe on the Northern Plains to ever be the direct recipient of a National Institutes of Health grant.   

If the COVID-19 pandemic situation has made anything clear, it is that we need to put in place both an emergency operating reserves fund and, ultimately, an endowment to ensure our vital efforts continue on behalf of the Tribal peoples, Tribes and communities we serve.   

Any donation will help make an impact. Your donation will be acknowledged in our Annual Report, if you desire, and we will send you a charitable donation certificate. If you allow, we would also like to put you on our social media contact list. Thanks in advance for your consideration, and especially to those contributors who believe in our Mission and who wish to support us.

More information about Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, Inc.: BHCAIH is a community-based, non-profit, research-intensive organization that was founded in 1998 in Rapid City, South Dakota, for the purpose of conducting a wide range of activities intended to enhance the wellness of American Indian peoples, Tribes and communities, though research, service, education, and philanthropy.

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  • Jackie Yabeny-Bahe 
    • $40 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Malcolm King 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Christopher Amos 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
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Organizer

Allen Marvick 
Organizer
Rapid City, SD
Black Hills Center for American Indian Health 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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