Dakota Indian Foundation is an independent 501 non-profit corporation. The Foundation provides funding for social enhancement and cultural preservation of Dakota culture, customs and language.

Job Opportunity Available

Academic Scholarships

 At the heart of Dakota Indian Foundation is a belief that education is essential to making life better for future generations. 

Fall Deadline - August 1

Spring Deadline - January 15

Grants to Organizations

Through the generosity of donors, the Foundation is able to support activities directly related to the social enhancement and cultural preservation of Dakota people. 

Dakota Plains Gallery

The Dakota Plains Gallery and Gifts support Dakota and Lakota artisans throughout South Dakota. In addition to purchasing artwork, the Gallery serves as an outlet for artisans to “tell their story” through their art.

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