Funding Available to Implement Cancer Prevention and Control Efforts

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Cancer Programs are pleased to announce the release of the Implementation Grant Request for Applications (RFA). The programs are soliciting applications that support the 2021-2025 South Dakota Cancer Plan, focus on evidence-based intervention implementation, and promote cancer prevention, early detection, or cancer survivorship efforts in South Dakota. Due to the impacts COVID-19 has had on cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship efforts in SD, priority consideration will be provided to applicants that propose the implementation of innovative evidence-based strategies to reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 on cancer prevention and control efforts.

Eligibility Criteria: Eligible applicants include organizations that have the capacity to implement the required interventions. Eligibility includes, but is not limited to, federally qualified healthcare centers, health plans, healthcare clinics, healthcare systems, cancer treatment centers, healthcare professional organizations, Indian Health Service, non-profits, quality improvement organizations, school-based healthcare clinics, tribal health centers, universities, coalitions, and worksites.

Application Deadline: 5:00pm CT on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Anticipated Award Amount: Applicants may request up to $20,000. It is anticipated that 4-5 applicants will be funded.

Project Period: January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021

Application Procedure: Applications are due via electronic submission to lexi.pugsley@state.sd.us.

Questions: Staff will be available to answer questions, review grant applications, and provide recommendations for revisions until 5:00pm on October 30, 2020.

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Funding Available to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Cancer Programs are pleased to announce the release of the Colorectal Cancer Control Program Implementation Grants Request for Applications. The program is seeking applications from primary care clinics interested in increasing colorectal cancer screening rates through the implementation of evidence-based interventions.

Eligibility Criteria: Eligible applicants include primary care clinic(s) that serve primarily American Indians within South Dakota. Clinics should have a colorectal cancer screening rate below 60%. Clinics must be located in South Dakota. A health system may apply; however, the program is seeking active participation at the clinic level and requires identification of no more than four participating clinic locations within a health system.

Application Deadline: 5:00pm CT on Wednesday, November 12th, 2020

Anticipated Award Amount: Applicants may request up to $25,000 per project year.

Project Period Start Date: January 1, 2021

Application Procedure: Applications are due via electronic submission to lexi.pugsley@state.sd.us.

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