Funding available to implement cancer prevention and control efforts

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Cancer Programs announced a request for applications to solicit grant applications that support the 2015-2020 South Dakota Cancer Plan. The Cancer Plan focuses on evidence-based intervention implementation and promotes cancer prevention, early detection or cancer survivorship efforts in South Dakota.

Applicants may request up to $20,000. It is anticipated that three to four applicants will be funded. Projects should be slated to begin in 2019.

Eligible applicants include organizations that have the capacity to implement the required interventions including, but 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.

The application deadline is 5 pm CT on Nov. 1.  More information and application instructions can be found in the announcement.