Masonic Charities / Programs

South Dakota Child Identification Program (SDCHIP)

In these times, it’s easy for kids to get lost. When a child is in pain, it’s easy to turn to drugs, alcohol, depression, or gangs as a way to ease the pain. And when that happens, everyone loses—kids, families, schools, and the community.

Because Masons care about kids, we offer a free workshop for South Dakota educators, administrators, and support staff in schools from kindergarten through high school. Called the Masonic Model Student Assistance Program (MMSAP), this three-day workshop teaches participants how to identify kids at risk and help them on the road to a successful life. [ More... ]

Masonic Model Student Assistance Program (MMSAP)

In these times, it’s easy for kids to get lost. When a child is in pain, it’s easy to turn to drugs, alcohol, depression, or gangs as a way to ease the pain. And when that happens, everyone loses—kids, families, schools, and the community.

Because Masons care about kids, we offer a free workshop for South Dakota educators, administrators, and support staff in schools from kindergarten through high school. Called the Masonic Model Student Assistance Program (MMSAP), this three-day workshop teaches participants how to identify kids at risk and help them on the road to a successful life. [ More... ]

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South Dakota Masonic Foundation

When you give to the South Dakota Masonic Foundation, you get more than a potential tax deduction. Giving to our mission of peace of mind to parents, support to teachers and educating the youth of South Dakota can create unequaled personal and emotional fulfillment.

Please join with other South Dakota Masons and Business who have and continue to contribute to the programs of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota. There are as many different ways to make a gift and support the South Dakota Masonic Foundation as there are needs for your support. If you are not familiar with gifts through wills and trusts, please contact your CPA or estate specialist. Some of the gift options provide you and your beneficiaries with income for life as well as possible tax benefits.

If you would like information on additional ways to contribute, such as gift annuities, gifts of life insurance or gifts through wills and bequests, please go to www.SDMasonicFoundation.org. The website gives Masons and non-Masons alike a single, clear reference about the programs that the Foundation supports.

To donate to the South Dakota Masonic Foundation, download this form. The Foundation can also receive online donations.