Building Sioux Falls
one project at a time A new performing arts center. A state of the art facility to assist donors sharing the gift of sight. A natural haven preserved in eastern Sioux Falls. Monkeys, magic and more.
Each of these projects — O'Gorman Performing Arts Center, South Dakota Lions Eye Bank, Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum & East Sioux Falls Historic Site, and the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History — represents an organization that recently and successfully used the Community Appeals process to raise funds from the Sioux Falls area business community. Since the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Community Appeals committee was formed in the 1950s, the business community has contributed more than $50 million to support capital projects like these. ... Read Full Story
Working together helps community
The Sioux Falls area is well-known for its generosity and culture of giving. We care about our people, our business and professional community, our education system, our environment, our quality of life, our future. And we work together to ensure our collective.
This month's Chamber News feature about our Community Appeals process highlights another important membership benefit. By providing an orderly way to schedule capital funraising campaigns, the Chamber helps businesses in directing their charitable contributions. ...Read Full Story