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Pierre - Ft. Pierre Healthy Communities - Healthy Youth Turner Community Youth Development Initiative

The Turner Foundation Initiative provides financial resources to communities for developmental programs that help young people reach their full potential and become and remain valued citizens in their communities. A partnership is in place with the existing Pierre-Fort Pierre Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth Board to monitor the local awards and funding from the Turner Foundation Initiative.

Any youth, individual, agency, or community group that can demonstrate fiscal responsibility and meet the criteria for consideration and the intent of the Turner Foundation Initiative and the Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth risk and protective factors as identified in this application.

Turner Grant Application

Lee Johannsen Grant

A total of $10,000 will be awarded to projects and programs for medical equipment or medical help to the needy in Jones County. Funds are from an endowment set up by Lee Johannsen and awarded annually. Past awards have included funds for equipment for the Murdo Clinic, hot trays and railings for the Senior Center, CPR equipment, mental health services with Capital Area Counseling Service, Inc., and building remodeling at the Draper Community Center. Past award amounts vary by project from $100 to $5,000.

Lee Johannsen was a Jones County resident who established a Lasting Legacy Fund with the Oahe Foundation to benefit education and health in Jones County. Interest paid on the endowment is awarded yearly to St. Mary’s Foundation to help meet the health needs of persons in Jones County and Central South Dakota.

Lee Johannsen Grant Application

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