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Good and Healthy Community Grant

Grants to South Dakota Nonprofits, Agencies,
Schools, and Groups to Reduce Chronic Disease

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South Dakota Department of Health (SD DOH) - Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (OCDPHP)

Deadline Date:

04/10/19 5:00 PM CT


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Grants starting at $5,000 to South Dakota nonprofit community-based organizations, local government agencies, schools, IHEs, youth groups, other organizations, and worksites for a broad range of projects that reduce chronic disease. Funding is intended to support community and organizational efforts, promote collaboration among organizations, and advance the mission of the SD DOH, which is to promote, protect, and improve the health of every South Dakotan.

The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (OCDPHP) within the SD Department of Health (SD DOH) is committed to helping communities in South Dakota implement evidence-based chronic disease prevention and health promotion strategies to improve where they live, work, learn and play.

The OCDPHP promotes evidence-based public health and uses data to drive program decisions, which is why applicants are required to complete a community health needs assessment. A community health needs assessment is a structured process conducted in collaboration with community groups, organizations, and stakeholders focused on determining the health status and needs of a community through the systematic collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data using primary and secondary data sources.

The application contains three Goal Areas; Eat Well, Move More and Feel Better. Within each Goal Area, applicants are required but not limited to select one sector and implement at least one strategy. Applicants need to select at least two different sectors throughout the three goal areas. For example, you cannot choose to work with only worksites under each of the three goal areas.

Grant strategy sectors include worksites, schools, communities, healthcare, and childcare. For further information about sectors and strategies, see:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180838

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant award is $120,000 per applicant, the minimum is $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are approved for two funding cycles (June 1, 2019-May 31, 2020 and June 1, 2020-May 31, 2021). The second year is contingent on a revised work plan and budget submission, review of Year 1 grant progress and budget management and available funds.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Possible applicants for this grant include, but are not limited to: local governmental and nonprofit community-based organizations, coalitions, youth groups, schools, post-secondary institutions, civic associations, service clubs, healthcare organizations, faith-based organizations, parent groups, neighborhood associations, and worksites.

Funding Limitations:
-Funds may not be used for trainings or speakers unless approved by the OCDPHP.
-Funds may not be used for the purchase of permanent equipment (laptops, printers, TVs, furniture, etc.).
-OCDPHP will not fund political parties, candidates, partisan political organizations, individuals, or “for profit” businesses.
-Funds may not be used for research, construction or renovation.
-Funds cannot be used to lobby for State of South Dakota laws or ordinances.

Pre-Application Information:

The submission deadline is April 10, 2019 by 5 pm CT.

A community health needs assessment (CHNA) is required for the community being served. It must have been completed within the past 3 years by a local healthcare system or in partnership with the local healthcare system. The applicant will utilize that data to complete the Catalyst work plan and upload a copy of the report within the application.

The South Dakota Chronic Disease Director, Kiley Hump, is willing to answer any questions you have during the application process related to the Good & Healthy Community Grant Guidance document. You can contact Kiley via email or phone (see details below).

-March 6, 2019: Grant Application Release
-April 10, 2019: Submission Deadline for Application. Grant applications must be submitted and finalized within Catalyst by 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
-May 1, 2019: Tentative award notification. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by email.
-May 15, 2019: Grant award must be accepted by grantee in Catalyst by 5:00 PM Central Time
-June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020 and June 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021: All grant funds must be expended during this time.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Contact if you do not receive your Catalyst log-in within one business day.

Kiley Hump
phone: (605)773-5610.

For assistance with Catalyst, contact Spectrum Health Policy Research, Catalyst Support by calling (770)935-0958 or emailing

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Dakota