Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) coordinates state efforts to prevent people from starting to use tobacco products, help current tobacco users quit, and reduce nonsmokers' exposure to second-hand smoke.

South Dakota Tobacco Control State Plan 2020-2025 | One-Page Overview
Publications Catalog | Local Tobacco Prevention Coordinators

Partnership Grant

The Community/School Partnership Grant links school and community tobacco prevention and control efforts to achieve maximum impact. Partnership efforts are led by both community and school representatives and implement activities that impact both local school districts and the community-at-large.

Community/School Partnership Grant Guidance

Tobacco Control Program Grant Decision Tool

Catalyst Walkthrough 2021-2022

Catalyst Online Application

South Dakota Tobacco Control State Plan 2020-2025 | One-Page Overview

Grant applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm CST on April 23, 2021.
Late applications will not be considered.

Important Dates

Grant Release: March 5, 2021
Application Deadline: April 23, 2021, 5:00 pm CT
Tentative Notice of Award: May 21, 2021
Grant Funding Period: June 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022
Final Reports Due: May 31, 2022

Disparities Grant

The Disparities Grant is used to promote health equity by incorporating a long-term change aimed at reducing disparate tobacco use among the following SD TPCP priority populations: youth and young adults, American Indians, pregnant women, people of low socioeconomic status (SES), and people with behavioral health conditions. Full descriptions of each priority population can be found in the Priority Population Guidelines, located on

The 2021-2022 SD TCP Disparities Grant application release date is Friday, January 29, 2021.

Tobacco Disparities Grant Guidance 2021-2022

Tobacco Disparities Grant Catalyst Walkthrough 2021-2022

TCP Grant Decision Tool

Catalyst Online Application

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted and finalized in Catalyst no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on March 26, 2021.

Important Dates

Grant Release: January 29, 2021
Application Deadline: March 26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST
Tentative Notice of Award: April 23, 2021
Grant Awards Accepted by Grantee: May 21, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST in Catalyst
Grant Funding Period
: June 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022
Final Reports Due: May 31, 2022

Request a Catalyst Log-in

The Tobacco Disparities Grant application is done through a 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 emailing or calling 770-935-0958.

Technical Assistance

The SD TPCP is committed to providing quality technical assistance whenever requested. However, to ensure no preferential treatment, applicants are expected to complete application forms and develop proposals without assistance from the DOH or entities with whom the DOH currently contracts. Questions will be taken to clarify any confusion on the application.

To provide uniform technical assistance to applicants, the SD TPCP will provide assistance on an individual level. Questions will be taken at any time during the grant application. All questions will be complied, and the answers to all Technical Assistance requests will be posted to this webpage in a document titled “Disparities Grant Technical Assistance Q&A”. Please check the website periodically for the most updated list of technical assistance requests from all applicants. Please submit any requests for technical assistance or questions via email to Please use “Disparities Tobacco Grant Question” in the subject line of your email.

For assistance with Catalyst, please contact Spectrum Health Policy Research, Catalyst Support by calling 770-935-0958 or emailing





SD Quitline Training and Resources

The South Dakota QuitLine offers training on many topics that can be helpful to health professionals who interact with tobacco users. Training can be delivered through a face-to-face presentation on-site, in a phone conference call, or via webinar.

  • Phone-based SD QuitLine – eligibility, referral process, coaching, medications
  • Web-based SD QuitLine
  • Tobacco use and impact data by SD counties
  • Tobacco and nicotine addiction
  • Smokeless tobacco – Health impacts and new products
  • Secondhand smoke – Health impacts
  • Chronic diseases and tobacco
  • Reluctant quitters/stages of change
  • Tobacco use and special populations
    • Native Americans
    • Youth 13-17 and 18-24
    • Pregnant women
    • Low SES
    • Behavioral Health
  • Tobacco dependence and hospitalized patients
  • SD QuitLine materials
  • SD QuitLine use (program evaluation data)
  • Social media supports for tobacco “quitters”

To request a training topic contact Roshal Rossman at 605-868-8229 or Trainings can be arranged with content tailored for your staff.

Program Resource Online Facilitator (PROF)

The South Dakota Department of Health has developed an online training program that is designed to educate and answer any questions you may have about the QuitLine.

With this easy, online training course you’ll learn:

  • About the effects of tobacco and the steps required to help those addicted seek help.
  • How to visit with your patients about tobacco use and refer them to the QuitLine.

PROF LogoOther PROF topics include:

  • The Toll of Tobacco in South Dakota
  • Priority Populations
  • Techniques to Talk About Tobacco
  • Services of the SD QuitLine
  • Tobacco and Chronic Disease

To find out more:
Go to
Click "My Training" in the vertical bar on the left.
If you are new to PROF, create an account.

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South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Websites

South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Resources

South Dakota Tobacco Law

South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Approved Curriculums

National Resources

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