The South Dakota Department of Health has announced one-year, $10,000 grants to support the assessment of community health and develop health promotion and disease prevention strategies.

The South Dakota Good & Healthy Community Grant activities will include local facilitation of a community health needs assessment and improvement planning process.

Those eligible to apply include entities who represent a local governmental or non-profit community-based organization with 501(c)(3) status that supports the mission of the Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (OCDPHP). Examples include, but are not limited to, schools, post-secondary institutions, civic associations, service clubs, healthcare organizations, faith-based organizations, parent groups, neighborhood associations and local community coalitions.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, which are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed monthly. Full proposals are by invitation only. Click here for more information.