Philanthropic Giving

Making a Difference

Learn how First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard, together with philanthropist T. Denny Sanford are making a difference through generous philanthropic giving.



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Collegiate Support

A strong focus of our philanthropic support has involved supporting educational institutions in our region -- as well as the students who attend them. Learn how PREMIER contributions resulted in the establishment of the Miles Beacom Institute of Technology, the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium and the Beacom School of Management. Collectively, these investments will immeasurably benefit our region and enhance the educational experiences of thousands of students for generations to come.

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Watertown Premier Softball Complex

Watertown Softball Complex

Find out how PREMIER’s $500,000 gift to the City of Watertown made a new, five-regulation diamond Softball Complex a reality. The complex provides big dividends for the Watertown economy and the local hospitality industry and improves quality of life for people of all ages who enjoy playing and watching softball.

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Splashpad at Dakota Dunes

First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard made it a little cooler this summer, with a $30,000 to the Miracle League of Sioux City. Our donation helped fund the final phase of an accessible playground designed especially for people with disabilities, and was earmarked for splash pad development for cool summer enjoyment. The park is open to the public and free of charge.

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More Philanthropic Giving

Internships & Scholarships

Paid internships, 18 annual community sponsorships and extensive involvement in Build Dakota scholarships, Horatio Algers and more. Find out how PREMIER supports students.

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Giving Back to Our Community

Partner with a bank that gives back generously to your community. First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard support over 700 organizations, and last year alone, PREMIER associates dedicated over 32,000 hours in community service.

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