South Dakota Department of Health’s Cancer Programs Implementation Grant

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Cancer Programs are pleased to announce the release of the Implementation Grant Request for Applications (RFA). The programs are soliciting applications which support the 2021-2025 South Dakota Cancer Plan, focus on evidence-based intervention implementation, and promote cancer prevention, early detection, or cancer survivorship efforts in South Dakota. Due to the impacts COVID-19 has had on cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship efforts in SD, priority consideration will be provided to applicants that propose the implementation of innovative evidence-based strategies to reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 on cancer prevention and control efforts.

Eligibility Criteria: Eligible applicants include organizations that have the capacity to implement the required interventions. Eligibility includes, but is 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.

Application Deadline: 5:00pm CT on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Anticipated Award Amount: Applicants may request up to $20,000. It is anticipated that 4-5 applicants will be funded.

Project Period: January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021

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 5:00pm on October 30, 2020.

View the Full Instructions and Application here!