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Grants received at Black Hills State University

The following grants were received at Black Hills State University since April 2008.

• $642,583 continued year four of five year funding to the project entitled, “South Dakota  Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN),” from the National Institutes of Health and the University of South Dakota.

• $45,000 award from the Internal Revenue Service to fund the project entitled, “Taxpayer Assistance Clinic.”

• $46,525 funded through Centers for Disease Control of the South Dakota Department of Health to contribute to the “Tobacco Prevention Program Evaluation” initiative.

• $2,975 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support the information gathering on the biology, location and status of rare native plant species as well as natural communities of South Dakota.

• $20,000 award entitled, “DUSEL at Homestake Mine – Technical Design Development” funded by the National Science Foundation and sub awarded by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.

• $5,000 awarded through South Dakota Board of Regents Underground Lab Mini Grant for the survey of eukaryotic diversity found in the first water and biofilm samples taken from below the surface at the Homestake Mine.

• $4,620 via the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, & Parks for the project entitled, “Habitat Preferences of Ground Beetle Species in the Northern Black Hills.”

• $4,906 for the grant entitled, “Survey of American Indian Perceptions” that is funded through the South Dakota Board of Regents Underground Mini Lab Grant.

• $3,915 contracted with the South Dakota Department of Education to provide health education training to school districts.

• $20,000 awarded from the Black Hills Special Services Co-op and the South Dakota Department of Health to support the establishment of a tobacco control and prevention plan on the BHSU campus.

• $5,000 granted from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks to contract with BHSU to conduct a survey for, Phrynosoma hernandesi, horned lizard.

• $3,000 consulting contract with the Nature Conservancy to provide information plant species’ diversity for the U.S. Forest Service.

• $162,876 in continued funding for year two of five for the project entitled, “Transition to Teaching (TTT): Dakota Assets,” from the US Department of Education.

• $192,500  in continued funding for year two of five for the project entitled, “Teacher Quality Enhancement (TQE): Recruitment Plan,” from the U.S. Department of Education.

• $288,015 in continued funding for year two of five for student support services from the U.S. Department of Education.

• $414,320 continued funding from the U.S. Department of Education and contracted through SD LEAs from the SD Department of Education Title II grant, “South Dakota Counts.”

• $572,832 awarded through a memorandum of understanding between BHSU and the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority, for the leadership and development of education and outreach programs for the Sanford Laboratory at Homestake.

• $20,000 consulting contract with the SD Game, Fish, & Parks to provide equipment, chemicals, and forensic testing of samples submitted by the South Dakota wildlife officers.

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