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 2015-2020 South Dakota Cancer Plan, focus on evidence-based intervention implementation, and promote cancer prevention, early detection, or cancer survivorship efforts in South Dakota.

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, May 6th, 2020

Anticipated Award Amount: Applicants may request up to $20,000. It is anticipated that 3-4 applicants will be funded.

Project Period: July 1, 2020 – June 29, 2021

Application Procedure: Applications are due via electronic submission to

Questions: Staff will be available to answer questions, review grant applications, and provide recommendations for revisions until 5:00pm on May 4, 2020.

Download the Full Instructions and Application

Funding Opportunity: Sun Safety for Child Care Programs

Eligibility: SD child care programs currently licensed or registered with the SD Department of Social Services are eligible to apply for funding. Child care programs include, but are not limited to, licensed day care centers, licensed day care homes, licensed after school care, and summer child care programs.

Award: Child care programs may request up to $500 per physical location, with up to ten applicants funded. Budget requests should be commensurate with the number of strategies proposed and total number of individuals impacted.

Application Deadline: No later than 5:00pm CT on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Project Period: May 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020

Application Procedure: Applications are due via electronic submission to

Questions: Staff will be available to answer questions, review grant applications and provide recommendations for revisions until March 26th

View the Full Instructions and Application

Community/School Partnership Grant

The South Dakota Tobacco Control Program is pleased to announce that the Community/School Partnership grant application is now open. The Community/School Partnership Grant links school and community tobacco prevention and control efforts in order to achieve maximum impact. Partnership efforts are led by both community and school representatives and implement activities that impact both local school districts and the community-at-large.

Please visit: then click on the “Community/School Partnership Grant” tab for more information on how to apply.

Grant applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm CST on April 24, 2020. Late applications will not be considered.