The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (NCIA) has announced the awarding of a grant in the amount of $14,900 to fund the Whiteclay Entrepreneurial Expansion/Youth Healthy Living Project. The project, a collaboration between the city of Rushville, the ABOUT Group, First Tee of Pine Ridge and Panhandle Public Health District, will help expand local entrepreneurship through the introduction of modern, effective business development strategies and provide equipment and supplies to existing Lakota owned and operated business. The project will also establish a mentoring program for area youth.