Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation
The Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation was established in 2007 as a 501 (c) 3 charitable, non-profit organization. The Care Foundation's activities include funding housing related community service projects, providing scholarships for students going into the building trades and financially supporting other industry related educational programs such as the Workforce Development Grant program. See a list of programs below which make use of the funds.
The Foundation is funded by direct donations in addition to various public fundraisers such any Feature Homes on the Parade of Homes™.
A number of scholarships are awarded annually to graduating high school seniors through the support of the Care Foundation. Scholarships are awarded to high school graduates who reside in Lincoln, Minnehaha, McCook or Turner counties and have applied for acceptance into a secondary school curriculum within the home building industry or related fields.
Each year, the Care Foundation is proud to offer a grant opportunity to high schools within Minnehaha, Lincoln, McCook and Turner counties. This grant allows the schools to purchase a tool or equipment that will improve the safety or further the knowledge of the students in the building trades classes.
Community service projects supported by the Care Foundation include:
The Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation's funds are beneficial in their efforts of supporting our area's workforce. More details...
- Summer construction camp
- Workforce development grant
- Home Builders Academy
- Building Block Competition at the Sioux Empire Home Show
- CTE Academy Classroom Sponsor
- SkillsUSA Competitions
Dueilng Duo Fundraiser
In 2018, the public and members, joined the Care Foundation to enjoy the entertainment group, Dueling Duo as we raised around $8,000 for the Foundation!
Feature Homes on Parade of Homes
During the Spring and Fall Parade of Homes, feature home admission is $5/person with proceeds benefiting the Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation.
Charity Home Fundraiser
The Care Foundation accepted donations of cash, labor and materials to construct this 3,300 sq. ft. home in southern Sioux Falls. Proceeds from the sale of this home benefited the Care Foundation by giving it the ability to fund scholarships, Tools for Schools and Repair Affair. All of these programs and others improve the lives of those less fortunate while also shedding a positive light on the kind-hearted professionals in the Sioux Empire’s home building industry.