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South Dakota Funding & Opportunities

Bush Fellowship Program
Flexible grants to individuals in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota that can be used to pursue education and learning experiences to become more effective community leaders.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or one of the 23 Native nations that shares the same geographic area.
Application Deadline: Oct 24, 2019
Sponsor: Bush Foundation
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Grants to support healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
South Dakota Cancer Programs Implementation Grants
Implementation grants for evidence based, system level programs that focus on intervention, prevention, early detection, and cancer survivorship in South Dakota. Programs are expected to focus on cancer health disparities populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Community Innovation Grants
Funding for nonprofits working to create effective, equitable, and sustainable changes in communities within the Bush Foundation service area. Examples of projects include food and hunger, child care, tribal health, and community health and wellness programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bush Foundation
Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Summer Experience Program
A program that places clinical psychology, master of social work, physician, physician assistant, medical laboratory science, nurse practitioner, and pharmacy students from South Dakota in a 4 week experience with preceptors established in rural or frontier areas of South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center
South Dakota J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of South Dakota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Recruitment Assistance Program
Provides qualifying physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives an incentive payment in return for 3 continuous years of practice in an eligible rural community in South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program
A monetary incentive to health professionals who complete a 3 year service agreement at a rural facility in South Dakota. Facilities apply for matching funds to help with their recruitment efforts.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Scrubs Camps
One-day educational activities designed to teach 9th-12th grade students in South Dakota about careers in health professions.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: South Dakota Area Health Education Center, South Dakota Department of Health
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Medica Foundation Rural Health Program Inactive
Provides funds for organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2019
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS) Inactive
Grants to support agriculture, forestry, and fishing worker occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Central States Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Program (CS-CASH) Inactive
Funds agricultural safety and health feasibility projects in the central states region that have the potential to lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 19, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug 22, 2019
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing mental health; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Grants for community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training and educational campaigns. Priority will be given to projects addressing mental health; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Agricultural Health and Safety Emerging Issues Grant Program Inactive
Grants for for short-term projects for emerging agricultural health and safety issues that are defined as health risks that are new or have rapidly expanding impact in the immediate or near future.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2019
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Community/School Partnership Grants Inactive
Grants for school and community partnerships in South Dakota that are working to prevent tobacco use, promote quitting of tobacco use, eliminate tobacco related disparities among population groups, and eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Good and Healthy South Dakota Community Health Grant Inactive
Funding to support local community and organization-based efforts, foster collaboration among organizations, and support the mission of the South Dakota Department of Health through the implementation of a Community Health Work Plan.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2019
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Medica Foundation Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects in the Medica Foundation service area that help people with serious mental illness and chemical addictions recover and lead productive lives.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 5, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2019
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
North Central Region Water Network Capacity-Building Mini Grants Inactive
Grants to support the goals of the North Central Region Water Network, including soil health, climate, water supply, infrastructure, and source protection.
Geographic coverage: 12 states in the North Central Region
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Region Water Network
South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Tobacco Disparities Grant Inactive
Grants for disparities-based tobacco prevention and control activities in South Dakota that are aimed at reducing disparate tobacco use among youth and young adults, American Indians, pregnant women, Medicaid clients, spit tobacco users, and mental health and substance abuse populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program Inactive
Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2019
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants Inactive
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Dakota Corps Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for South Dakota students who plan to remain in the state upon completion of their education, including students who are pursuing careers as registered nurses.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
Rural Radiology Equipment Initiative Inactive
Funding for qualifying Critical Access Hospitals and nonprofit clinics in the Helmsley Charitable Trust service area to purchase new radiology equipment.
Geographic coverage: Available in 7 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: The Helmsley Charitable Trust
High Obesity Program Inactive
Funding for land grant college and university projects designed to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are above 40%.
Geographic coverage: Available to serve specific counties in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification Inactive
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy among Youth from Vulnerable Populations Inactive
Awards funding to create networks of publicly-funded health centers that will work with other vulnerable youth-serving entities to create linkages of care and make referrals with the intention of reducing the teen birth rate and increasing the accessibility and usage of sexual and reproductive health services.
Geographic coverage: Available in 23 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Inactive
Funding for becoming an NIMH Outreach Partner to conduct statewide, science-based mental health outreach and education efforts.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2013
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 10/9/2019