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OUR MISSION: The Foundation exists to develop and manage private resources to support the mission and priorities of SDSM&T, to support the needs of students, faculty and staff and to contribute to institutional excellence.



Foundation welcomes Joel Kincart as new presidentJoel Kincart portrait

Joel Kincart joined the Foundation on March 9. He was previously chief operating officer of Utah Valley University Foundation and senior director of development at UVU. He also brings fundraising experience from other higher education institutions as well as non-profits such as the American Cancer Society. "I am very excited to join the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation. The School of Mines is an exception institution with loyal alumni. I am impressed with the leadership offered by President Wilson as well as the leadership the Foundation board has demonstrated in preparing the Foundation for a great future," Kincart said.

Kincart earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and a Master of Science degree in High Education from Iowa State University. He is married to Melissa Miller Kincart. They have two children.

Kincart will succeed Mike Selzer, who will continue as a member of the Foundation's development team.


The Mines Annual Fund helps to achieve the University's mission. Gifts to the Mines Annual Fund will support the efforts of the Alumni Association, the Foundation and the Hardrock Club to provide exceptional program support. A gift to the Mines Annual Fund is an expression of your support to your alma mater and will make an immediate impact on programs and student success.  Leave your legacy today!

Mines Annual Fund

SDSM&T Foundation

306 East Saint Joseph St., Ste 200, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 605.394.2436 / 800.211.7591 | Fax: 605.394.6679