Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Carter

Amy Carter is a volunteer in the midst of the collaboration that changes communities for the better. Learn more about her work with Sioux Falls Thrive.

Volunteer spotlight: Roger Jacobs

Roger Jacobs says it’s extremely satisfying to see partners at the federal, state and local level come together to expand or preserve housing for a vulnerable population.

New Leadership for Thrive Board of Directors

Sioux Falls Thrive, a cradle to career initiative working to ensure all kids in the metro area achieve their highest academic and career potential, has elected officers for the coming year. Lisa Beacom will chair the governance team, with Fred Slunecka moving up to...

New Thrive Team Good to Go!

New Thrive Team Good to Go!

Sioux Falls Thrive welcomed its new Out-of-School Time Action Team to orientation July 25. Fifteen team members -- who include representatives from the business, government, nonprofit, and faith-based sectors and community stakeholders -- are charged with improving...

Student Safety Focus of Latest Thrive Study

Sioux Falls is a city of working parents. Here, 84% of school-age children live in families where all parents are in the workforce ─ a statistic that beats the national average by nearly 20%. With kids spending only 14% of their time in classrooms, what they’re doing...