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Implementing Interventions to Improve the Health of South Dakotans through Prevention and Management of Heart Disease

Grants to South Dakota Healthcare Facilities for Heart Disease
Prevention and Management Initiatives to Improve Public Health

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South Dakota Department of Health (SD DOH) - Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (HDSPP)

Deadline Date:

04/12/19 4:00 PM CT


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Grants of up to $5,000 to South Dakota healthcare facilities to plan and implement initiatives to improve the health of local residents and prevent and manage heart disease. Funding is intended for proposals focused on health data analysis, team-based care, blood pressure monitoring programs, and/or evidence-based quality measurement.

Activities must align with at least one of the following objectives:
- Strategy B.2 – Implement or expand the use of PopHealth, a population health data analysis tool
- Strategy B.2 – Implement policy and procedures around evidence-based quality measurement
- Strategy B.3 – Implement or improve upon an aspect of team-based care
- Strategy B.6 – Implement or improve upon a self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring program

Applications should demonstrate a systems level change approach that impacts the permanent culture around heart disease prevention at the organizational level.

Applications should demonstrate potential for sustained efforts and lasting impact that lead to improved heart disease prevention and management.

Award Requirements:
- Awardees must implement evidence-based interventions based on the objectives proposed in the application.
- Awardees will participate in periodic technical assistance sessions via conference call, webinar, or in-person to discuss project progress, successes, and challenges and/or receive technical assistance.
- Awardees will participate in periodic consultation with project evaluator(s) and grant staff.
- Awardees must utilize all funds; carryover will not be allowed.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184520

Number of Grants:

Up to 8

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request up to $5,000 per objective (up to $20,000 if planning activities for all four objectives).

Term of Contract:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

HDSPP is soliciting applications from healthcare facilities. Interventions funded by this grant must be targeted towards South Dakota residents and/or tribal communities only.

- Funds cannot cover screening tests, diagnostics, treatment, or direct service items.
- Funds may not be used to replace dollars currently earmarked for heart disease prevention and management programs/projects.
- Indirect/Administrative Costs: Funding can be requested to support indirect costs at a rate not to exceed 6.2% of the total grant award.
- Funds may not be used for any lobbying efforts at the local, state, or federal level, purchasing food, equipment, or client/patient/provider incentives, and research activities.

Pre-Application Information:

RFA Schedule:
- RFA Release: February 13, 2019
- Last day for questions and to request review of grant application: April 10, 2019
- RFA Due Date: 4:00 PM CT on April 12, 2019
- Selection: week of May 6, 2019 (tentative)

Staff will be available to answer questions, review grant applications and provide recommendations for revisions until 4:00 PM CT on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Technical assistance will be provided to all interested applicants throughout the application period

Funding will be remitted on a reimbursement basis monthly. In the event the contractor lacks sufficient working capital to provide the services of the contract, an advance payment not to exceed half of the contract amount may be provided. Please indicate in your budget if advance payment is requested along with a justification.

Contact Information:

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

Applications are due via electronic submission to

Rachel Sehr, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Coordinator

South Dakota Department of Health
Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
615 E. 4th Street
Pierre, SD 57501

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Dakota