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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 to Prevent
and Manage Heart Disease and Improve Public Health

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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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:

11/16/18 4:00 PM CT

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to South Dakota healthcare facilities to improve the health of local residents by management and prevention of heart disease. Proposals may focus on health data analysis, team-based care, blood pressure monitoring programs, and/or evidence-based quality measurement.

The South Dakota Department of Health (SD DOH) and the Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (HDSPP) have entered into a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as part of the funding opportunity DP18-1815 Improving the Health of Americans Through Prevention and Management of Diabetes and Heart Disease and Stroke. Therefore, HDSPP is soliciting applications from healthcare facilities to fulfill certain requirements of the agreement. The project HDSPP is seeking partnership regarding consists of four separate opportunities.

Each applicant may select one or more of the objectives below:

1. Strategy B.2 - Implement or expand the use of PopHealth, a population health data analysis tool
- The grantee’s proposed activity must align with the following DP18-1815 strategy: Strategy B.2: Promote the adoption of evidence-based quality measurement at the provider level (e.g., use dashboard measures to monitor healthcare disparities and implement activities to eliminate healthcare disparities.)

2. Strategy B.2 - Implement policy and procedures around evidence-based quality measurement
- The grantee’s proposed activity must align with the following DP18-1815 strategy: Strategy B.2: Promote the adoption of evidence-based quality measurement at the provider level (e.g., use dashboard measures to monitor healthcare disparities and implement activities to eliminate healthcare disparities.)

3. Strategy B.3 - Implement or improve upon an aspect of team-based care
- The grantee’s proposed activity must align with the following DP18-1815 strategy: B.3: Support engagement of non-physician team members (e.g., nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nutritionists, physical therapists, social workers) in hypertension and cholesterol management in clinical settings.

4. Strategy B.6 - Implement or improve upon a self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring program
The grantee’s proposed activity must align with the following DP18-1815 strategy: B.6: Facilitate use of self-measured blood pressure monitoring with clinical support among adults with hypertension.

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:

It is estimated that up to 16 applicants will be funded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding will not exceed $5,000 per objective (up to $20,000 if selecting all four objectives).

Term of Contract:

The project period begins January 1, 2019 and ends December 31, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

HDSPP is soliciting applications from healthcare facilities. Interventions funded by this grant must be targeted towards patients whose primary residence is South Dakota or a South Dakota tribal community.

Restrictions:

- Funds can not 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.

Certain restrictions apply to the use of implementation grant funds, including:
- Grant dollars may not be used for any lobbying efforts at the local, state or federal level.
- Grant dollars may not be used for purchasing food.
- Grant dollars may not be used for screening procedures or any type of direct service.
- Grant dollars may not purchase equipment.
- Activities must target residents and/or tribal communities within South Dakota.
- Funding will be awarded to an organization only, not to an individual(s).
- Materials produced with implementation funds must be pre-approved prior to printing, inclusion of program logos may be required.

Pre-Application Information:

- RFA Release: October 9, 2018
- Last day for questions and to request review of grant application: November 9, 2018
- RFA Due Date: 4:00pm CT on November 16, 2018
- Selection: week of December 3rd (tentative)
- Project Period: January 1, 2019-December 31, 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@state.sd.us

Rachel Sehr, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Coordinator
605.367.5356

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

Funding or Pin Number:

DP18-1815

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: South Dakota