“Founded in 1938 the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce continues to be the leading business organization in the Brookings area. Living out our mission of promoting, connecting, enriching and advocating for the Brookings area business community, we provide endless opportunities to help businesses succeed. Made up of 500 member businesses, we connect all cross sections of the business community.”

The Downtown Brookings District Committee is a committee under the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce.

Brookings Area United Way

“Brookings Area United Way works to provide various organizations with funding in programs that focus on Education, Income, & Health. Volunteers and donations are what allow us to affect change and improve lives as we unite as one to make a stronger community.”

Brookings County Conservation District

“The Brookings County Conservation District is a political subdivision of the State of South Dakota whose goals are to coordinate and promote the proper stewardship of all our natural resources. In doing so, the District encourages and assists all farmer and landowners of Brookings County to conserve their natural resources. Emphasis is placed on education, planning and the application of conservation practices.”

Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program (BCYMP)

“Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program (BCYMP) is a 1:1, community-based program that recruits, trains and matches adult volunteers with K-12 students. BCYMP Mentors provide guidance and friendship to youth, while promoting personal and social responsibility. Any parent or guardian of a child in Brookings County may request a BCYMP Mentor. “

Brookings Farmers Market

“The Brookings Farmers Market is open every Saturday from the first week of May through the last week of October. Join us on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the 300 block of 6th Ave, the street between the Brookings Library and County Courthouse. We are just southeast of the Children's Museum of South Dakota. 

Products available at the market vary on the season. Area producers sell a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, jams, honey, bread, coffee, soap, eggs, teas, mixes, and more. Each week offers something new and delicious. Support your local producer by shopping often!”

Brookings Public Library

“The Brookings Public Library provides materials and information contributing to the education, recreation and quality of life for the community through a variety of materials, formats, technology connections, programming excellence and outstanding customer service.”


The central hub for all things Brookings, including community and government information.

Friends of SD Public Broadcasting

“The Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting is the 501(c)3 charitable arm of South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Friends is responsible for funding the programming you hear and see on SDPB Radio and SDPB Television. The shared vision of our 11,000+ members and 225 corporate sponsors is to challenge the mind and lift the spirit of South Dakotans through creative public broadcasting.”

Helpline Center

“The Helpline Center serves thousands of people every year by connecting individuals to resources and support, providing local agencies volunteers, and offering hope to individuals with thoughts of suicide. The Helpline Center is the only entity in the state accredited by the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems and the only entity in the state that provides a certified crisis line through the American Association of Suicidology. The Helpline Center is a blended call center, meaning that all of the staff are cross trained to handle crisis and information/ referral phone call. Our agency provides contractual services with a staff that is trained in information and referral, as well as listening/support and crisis calls.” 

Teen Challenge of the Dakotas

“Teen Challenge of the Dakotas exists to transform the lives of people who have life-controlling problems.

We endeavor to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive.

When men in our program live according to biblical principles in relationships in their family, local church, workplace and community, real change happens.”


“We want to be a beacon of hope to our community. We strive to be a person centered organization with the goal to help each person grow. In doing that we work to create programs that further development of our members and local community.”