Rapid City Public Library helps nonprofit organizations find grants

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RAPID CITY S.D. (KOTA-TV) - With President Trump cutting funding for several programs, finding grants might be a little more challenging.
But the Rapid City Public Library has started a program to help nonprofit organizations find grants.
There are over 1,400 fields of interest from education to arts that people are providing money or assistant for and nonprofits can receive anywhere from $100 to $100,000 in grants.
But with President Trump cutting funding for programs like the National Endowment of Arts, how are nonprofits going receive money?
Rapid City Library Associate, Carrie Bond, says, “some of the funding they provide for different artistic endeavors, like I know musical riding and different types of art education, that's definitely within the field of interest that this grant data plate's some of the funding they provide for different artistic endeavors. I know musical riding and different types of art education that's definitely within the field of interest that this grant database provides provide for, so instead of going to the in NEA for funding it's possible that there be other grants that would fund them that I would be able to find through this database. With those budget cuts going through this is another venue of opportunity to still find funding for things that need to get done."
Bond has already had 5 requests since the program began last week. You can go to the library or email Bond at cbond@rcplib.org to apply for a grant. Check out KOTA Territory news at 5:30 for all the details.