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Establishment of National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP)

Grants and In-Kind Support to South Dakota Organizations and
Health Providers for Diabetes Prevention Activities

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South Dakota Department of Health (SD DOH) - Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP)

Deadline Date:

04/26/19 5:00 PM CST


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Grants of up to $15,000 and in-kind assistance for South Dakota community based and wellness organizations, health insurance providers, and primary care providers for programs related to the prevention and control of diabetes. The funding source will also provide technical assistance and resources to organizations to establish and implement a National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP).

The South Dakota Department of Health (SD DOH) Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is providing funding for organizations interested in establishing a new National Diabetes Prevention Programs (National DPP) in South Dakota.

Grant funds will be used to help organizations establish a National DPP and apply for Centers for Disease Control recognition of their program.

In addition to the funding, the SD DOH will provide resources and technical assistance to awardees to implement the National DPP. This may include assistance in identification and recruitment strategies of participants as well as referring partner organizations, assistance with understanding and upholding the National DPP standards, observing occasional DPP sessions to monitor progress, and assistance with components of the evaluation process during and at the completion of the project period.

Applications must demonstrate the potential for successful National DPP, including trained lifestyle coach(es) who deliver the program; access to potential program participants who have a high risk of developing diabetes; patient referrals from health care providers; and reimbursement mechanisms that will sustain the program over time.

Priority will be given to applications that have at least one or more of these elements in place and that will be able to reach a larger population as a result of the grant:
- Organizations located in areas where a willing payer, such as an insurance carrier that already reimburses for the NDPP and has a high market penetration, can serve as a collaborative partner and ensure that a critical number of people would be eligible for reimbursement;
- Organizations with direct access to patient referrals from health care providers for the NDPP such as a community health center that offers the NDPP or a community-based organization with an established relationship with a clinic or primary care providers;
- Organizations located in areas with a large employer willing to offer the NDPP as part of an employee’s wellness program or benefits package;
- Organizations that have established reimbursable programs led by trained lifestyle coaches, and that seek to expand their capacity and outreach to engage more participants in their programs; and
- Organizations that have demonstrated success engaging and working with high-need, vulnerable populations, and that seek to develop their capacity to offer the NDPP.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185638

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Estimated Size of Grant:

A grant award may not exceed $15,000.

Term of Contract:

Project Period: June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include South Dakota organizations that do not currently have a CDC-recognized National DPP or have developed their National DPP within the last 12 months of application.

The following are examples of organizations eligible to apply:
- Community-based organizations (YMCA’s; churches; senior centers, etc.);
- Primary care providers (e.g., community health centers, migrant health clinics, rural health clinics, out-patient department, and private practices);
- Health plans and insurers; and
- Wellness and fitness organizations.

Awardees must be an organization located in South Dakota serving South Dakota residents.

Funding Restrictions:
- Funds from this RFA may not be used to deliver one-time activities or events that are not considered evidence-based, such as assemblies, speakers, “fun runs”, etc.
- Funding may not be used for any lobbying efforts at the local, state or federal level.
- Funding may not be used for purchasing food, beverages, or other group or individual meals or dining expenses.
- Funding may not be used to replace dollars currently earmarked for diabetes programs/projects.
- Funding may not be used to purchase technology equipment.
- Funding may not be used for research activities.
- Funding will be awarded to an organization only, not to an individual(s).
- Indirect/Administrative Costs: Funding can be requested to support indirect costs at a rate not to exceed 6.2% of the total grant award.

Pre-Application Information:

Request for application released: Thursday, March 21st, 2019
Application submission deadline: Friday, April 26th, 2019 by 5 PM CST
Notice of grant award issued (via email): Friday, May 10th, 2019

Applicants must be willing to enter into a contract with SD DOH if awarded.

Awardees are asked to have at least one representative attend the State Engagement Meeting held September 24-26th in Sioux Falls to provide experience and support as partners collaborate to improve Diabetes Prevention efforts across South Dakota.

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Contact Information:

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

Send applications to:

For any questions or technical assistance contact:
Kayla Magee, SD DOH Diabetes Program Coordinator

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Dakota