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Downtown Sturgis Foundation

The Downtown Sturgis Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its mission is to foster economic and community development by creating a vibrant business district rich in appeal and distinct to Legendary Downtown Sturgis.

Through its tax-exempt status, the Foundation is able to assist caring people who desire to help revitalize the City’s core. With tax deductible donations, donors can make a positive impact on downtown Sturgis.

The Downtown Sturgis Foundation makes it easy for donors to achieve their charitable goals.

  1. Donors can contribute today through outright gifts of cash in order to acquire items such as sculptures, benches, landscaping, etc.
  2. Donors can contribute tomorrow by designating a portion of an estate to the fund.

The Downtown Sturgis Foundation accepts all levels of contributions.

For more information on how you can join in the transformation of Legendary Downtown Sturgis, please contact any of these Foundation board members.

Mark Bruch, The Loud American

(605) 347-1291

Robin Baldwin, Black Hills Rally & Gold

(605) 347-3564

Rosemary Roth, First Interstate Bank

(605) 347-2562

Ken McNenny, The Knuckle

(605) 347-0106

Jason Fields, Rosco’z

(605) 645-0889

Heidi Kruse, Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce

(605) 347-2556

Pat Kurtenbach, Sturgis Economic Development Corp

(605) 347-4906

Daniel Ainslie, Sturgis City Manager

(605) 347-4422

For questions regarding the IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, please contact Karen Simmons-Parks, CPA. Karen serves as the Downtown Sturgis Foundation’s accountant. She can be reached at .


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This life-size bronze replica of Joe Petrali on his 1936 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead Streamliner was recently donated to the Downtown Sturgis Foundation by E. J. Cole. The statue is on display at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and will be placed on Main Street in 2017 when the reconstruction is complete.










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City of Sturgis,1040 Harley-Davidson Way, Sturgis, SD, 57785 • Ph: (605) 347-4422 • 

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