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: Home based child care programs may request up to $250 and center based child care programs may request up to $500, 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 Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Project Period: June 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018
  • 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 April 24th

View the Full Instructions and Application

4-4-18 Introductory Webinar Slides: Sun Safety Implementation Grant


Funding Opportunity: Worksite UV Protection Policy for Outdoor Workers

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is pleased to announce the release of a funding opportunity to support worksites with outdoor workers in implementing a worksite UV protection policy to reduce the burden of skin cancer. Research shows that creating a worksite environment that supports UV protection provides many benefits to both employees and employers.

  • Eligibility Criteria: All SD worksites whose employee base includes outdoor workers are eligible to apply for funding. Examples of worksites with outdoor workers include, but are not limited to, parks and recreation, public works, city departments, construction, and transportation.
  • Application Deadline: No later than 5:00pm CT on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Anticipated Award Amount: Eligible projects will be awarded up to $1,000. It is estimated that up to three applicants will be funded.
  • Project Period: June 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018
  • 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 April 24th

View the Full Instructions and Application


Tobacco Control Program 2018-2019 Community/School Partnership Grant

Release Date: March 28, 2018
Deadline: April 20, 2018 by 5 pm CT
Project Period: June 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019
Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $25,000

The South Dakota Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for community and school-based tobacco prevention and control activities. Partnership efforts are led by both community and school representatives and implement activities that impact both local school districts and the community-at-large. Application details are now available on the Community/School Partnership Grant website – http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/tobacco/partnershipgrants.aspx. If you are interested in applying, please visit the website today to view the grant guidance documents and other information to help you complete the online application.


The South Dakota Cancer Coalition has funds available to sponsor the screening fees for a select number of SD communities, schools, and organizations to show the Someone You Love Film. See below for more information, and submit this Someone You Love Application Form to Sarah.Quail@state.sd.us no later than June 1, 2018.