Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

Tobacco Disparities Grant

2017-2018 Tobacco Disparities Grant

The South Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Control Program is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for disparities-based tobacco prevention and control activities. The Disparities Grant is intended to promote long-term change aimed at reducing disparate tobacco use among the following priority populations: youth and young adults, American Indians, pregnant women, Medicaid clients, spit tobacco users, and the mental health and substance abuse populations. Full descriptions of each priority population are located in the Priority Population Guidelines, which can be found at

Tobacco Disparities Grant Guidance 2017-2018
Catalyst Walkthrough 2017-2018

TCP Grant Decision Tool

Catalyst Online Application Form
Catalyst Help Center

Grant applications must be submitted and finalized within Catalyst by 5:00 pm CT on March 1, 2017.
Late applications will not be considered.

Important Dates

Grant Release: February 1, 2017
Technical Assistance Submission Deadlines: February 8 & 15, 2017
Technical Assistance Postings: February 10 & 17, 2017
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017, 5:00 pm CT
Tentative Notice of Award: March 31, 2017
Grant Funding Period: June 1, 2017- May 1, 2018

Request a Catalyst Log-in

The Tobacco Disparities Grant application is located in the Catalyst Online Application Form. For those interested in applying who do not already have a Catalyst username and password email with the subject line "Tobacco Grant Log-In" and include the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Position/title
  • Organization name
  • Organization address
  • Phone number

For assistance with Catalyst, please contact Spectrum Health Policy Research, Catalyst Support by accessing their Help Center, by calling 770.935.0958 or emailing

Technical Assistance

The SD Tobacco Control Program will post answers to any technical assistance requests on this webpage during the application period.

Answers to Submitted Questions (Updated 02/17/17)

Questions must be submitted via email to Please use "Tobacco Grant Question" in the subject line of your email.


Catalyst is hosted by the SHPR Group. Technical Assistance for Catalyst is provided through:

South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Resources


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