Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

Tobacco Disparities Grant

2018-2019 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 Tobacco Disparities Grant Program promotes 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
Tobacco Disparities Grant Catalyst Walkthrough

TCP Grant Decision Tool

Catalyst Online Application
Catalyst Help Center

Grant applications must be submitted and finalized within Catalyst by 5:00 pm CST on March 1, 2018.
Late applications will not be considered.

Important Dates

Grant Release: February 1, 2018
Technical Assistance Submission Deadlines: February 7 & 14, 2018
Technical Assistance Postings: February 9 & 16, 2018
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018, 5:00 pm CST
Tentative Notice of Award: March 30, 2018
Grant Funding Period: June 1, 2018 - May 1, 2019

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 twice throughout the application period. Submission dates for TA requests, as well as TA posting dates can be found above.

Disparities Grant Technical Assistance Requests (Updated February 16, 2018)


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

South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Resources


National Resources

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