Funding Opportunities

The South Dakota Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program is pleased to announce the release of the funding opportunity: Implementing and Expanding Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring in South Dakota. Application review and award is ongoing until all funding has been awarded. Total available funds is $30,000 with $5,000 per facility with the project period lasting one calendar year, beginning one month after the award​.  For more information, click here or contact Rachel, South Dakota Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Coordinator.

​Funding could be utilized to Target: BP, Check. Change. Control, or Million Hearts SMBP programs and guidance to implement a self-measured blood pressure monitoring (SMBP) program within their practice, add additional patients to current SMBP program, or expand to additional providers or sites.

Also, the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association are working together to promote the Know Diabetes by Heart initiative (KDBH). The KDBH is currently accepting grant applications to support their mission of reducing cardiovascular death, heart attack, heart failure, and stroke in people living with type 2 diabetes. The overview and the applications can be accessed at www.Professional.Diabetes.org/KDBHGrant​. Please note the applications will be accepted through October 30th.