2024 EMS Regional Services Designation Grant

CLOSED January 16, 2024

The South Dakota Department of Health has announced a new grant opportunity, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, aimed at supporting Emergency Medical Services (EMS) across the state. This initiative, stemming from the Regional Services Designation analysis of 2023, offers $7.5 million for EMS providers to enhance their services. Applications are open from January 16 to March 15, 2024. A second funding opportunity will be announced later in the year. 

Grant applications must be submitted to DOHEMSgrants@state.sd.us.


View Recorded Grant Application Webinar

Application Form         W-9 Form

Grant Application Timeline

Initial Grant Funding Period

  • Application Opens: January 16, 2024
  • Application Due: March 15, 2024, at 5 p.m. CT
  • Anticipated Notification of Funding: March 29, 2024
  • Anticipated Agreement Award: March 29, 2024
  • Earliest RSD Funding Start: Upon agreement execution (signed by all parties)