The South Dakota Department of Health has announced a grant to support the assessment of community health and develop health promotion and disease prevention strategies for future implementation.
The South Dakota Good & Healthy Community Grant is a one-year grant for up to $10,000 per applicant. Grant activities will include local facilitation of a community health needs assessment and improvement planning process.
Eligible applicants include entities who represent a local governmental or non-profit community-based organization with 501(c)(3) status that support the mission of the 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.
Those wishing to apply should begin by sending a letter of interest, which are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed monthly. Full proposals are by invitation only. More information is available here.