Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment Funding

September 5, 2023 | Application Due Date: October 1, 2023


The South Dakota Department of Health is pleased to announce a funding opportunity, the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment funding.  This funding opportunity is intended to support strategies that have a focus on the prevention, treatment, and/or management of cardiovascular disease. This may include chronic care coordination programs, care transition programs, self-measured blood pressure screening program, social determinants of health screening, etc. Successful applicants will be awarded up to $60,000, with a minimum of $15,000.

Applications must be submitted by October 1, 2023. All funds must be expended by May 31, 2024. For more information, contact Brianne Holbeck,


  1. Interventions funded through this opportunity must be targeted toward patients whose primary residence is in South Dakota or a South Dakota tribal community.
  2. Programs will target individuals between 18-85 years old.
    • Ineligible target populations include:
      • Patients receiving hospice services
      • Individuals with documentation of end-stage renal disease, dialysis, or renal transplant
      • Patients 65 or older in Institutional Special Needs Plans (SNP) or residing in long-term care with POS code 32, 33, 34, 54, or 56
    • Pregnant women and individuals over 85 years old may not be the primary target population for intervention but may be eligible as part of a larger target population.
  3. Organizations receiving federal funding such as Indian Health Service and Federally Qualified Health Centers are not excluded from eligibility.

Important Dates

Application released:  September 5, 2023

Application Due Date: October 1, 2023

Important Details

  • Selection: A minimum of three facilities will be awarded funding
  • Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $60,000 per location with a minimum of $15,000.  $1,000 of budget can be used to purchase blood pressure cuffs.

How To Apply

  1. Read the full grant description and application instructions
  2. Applications are due via electronic submission to


Reach out to the grant’s primary contact:
Brianne Holbeck
Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Coordinator
South Dakota Department of Health