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South Dakota

State Profile Report   HRSA Awarded Grants Chart

Data as of 01/15/2017

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$64,100,735 active grants awarded to date to 22 grantees through 46 grants

$30,583,859 awarded grants in FY2016* to 20 grantees through 38 grants

$31,397,819 awarded grants in FY2015 to 22 grantees through 42 grants


$15,795,934,555 active grants awarded to date to 2,861 grantees through 6,374 grants

$9,038,406,185 awarded grants in FY2016* to 2,698 grantees through 5,373 grants

$8,889,428,757 awarded grants in FY2015 to 2,806 grantees through 5,516 grants

Breakdown of HRSA Investments

Primary Care/Health Centers

State total active grants $39,039,766 to 6 grantees, through 7 grants

Nationwide, nearly 1,400 health center grantees operate more than 9,800 clinics and mobile medical vans, providing affordable primary and preventive care on a sliding fee scale to more than 24 million patients.1

Currently in your state there are:

  • 47 health center sites
  • 5 health center grantees

Awarded HRSA Grants:

  • FY2016*: $17,955,356 total funding, to 6 grantees, through 6 grants
  • FY2015: $18,816,686 total funding, to 7 grantees, through 8 grants

National Health Service Corps

(State Total $1,288,650)

As a result of the historic investments through the Affordable Care Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the number of clinicians in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) are at all-time highs with more than 9,200 Corps clinicians providing care to more than 9.7 million people who live in rural, urban, and frontier communities. The NHSC repays educational loans and provides scholarships to primary care physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, behavioral health providers, and other primary care providers who practice in areas of the country that have too few health care professionals to serve the people who live there.

Currently in your state 60 clinicians are caring for people who live in areas where health care is hard to find, which are known as Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).1

  • 28 provide primary medical care
  • 12 provide dental care
  • 20 provide mental health care
  • 9 are working in urban areas
  • 39 are working in rural communities†
  • 49 health care job vacancies are NHSC-eligible

Awards to NHSC Loan Repayors:

  • FY2016*: $1,288,650
  • FY2015: $1,015,346

    Health Workforce

    State total active grants $6,554,966 to 7 grantees, through 13 grants

    Health Workforce training programs increase access to health care through the development, distribution and retention of a diverse, culturally competent health workforce that can adapt to the population’s changing health care needs and provide the highest quality of care for all. Health professions programs support health professions schools and training programs in medicine, nursing, dentistry and public health. Grant recipients are health professions school and training programs.

    Awarded HRSA Grants:

    • FY2016*: $2,701,874 total funding, to 5 grantees, through 9 grants
    • FY2015: $2,853,550 total funding, to 5 grantees, through 10 grants

    Rural Health

    State total active grants $7,566,369 to 10 grantees, through 14 grants

    More than 60 million people live in rural areas in the U.S. – where health care services are limited. To monitor and improve rural health care, HRSA rural health programs fund community health pilots and demonstrations in rural communities, supports the State Offices of Rural Health in partnership with the State, expand the use of telehealth, support small rural hospitals, fund Black Lung clinics, and fund Radiation Exposure Screening and Education.

    Awarded HRSA Grants:

    • FY2016*: $3,545,494 total funding, to 9 grantees, through 13 grants
    • FY2015: $3,333,616 total funding, to 10 grantees, through 12 grants

    Healthcare Systems

    Grant programs promote organ donation and poison control centers and help States expand access to affordable health care coverage. Other programs that improve State and local health care include the national systems that:

    • Allocate donated organs for transplantation; 69 residents in Region VIII received transplants in 2009
    • Match bone marrow donors with recipients
    • Maintain cord blood banks
    • Make discounted drugs available to 239 participating providers in South Dakota through the 340B program
    • Compensate individuals harmed by vaccines or measures taken to counter pandemics and other threats

    Shortage Designation

    HRSA designates Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), which are designated based on requests that demonstrate these areas meet the criteria for having too few health professionals to meet the needs of the population. HRSA also designates Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs); areas in which there is a shortage of personal health services or include groups of persons who face economic, cultural or linguistic barriers to health care.

    HPSAs, MUAs and MUPs are used to determine eligibility for a number of government programs.2

    Currently your state contains:

    • 69 Medically Underserved Areas

    Currently your state HPSAs contain:

    • 87 primary medical care
    • 64 dental
    • 49 mental health

    Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    State total active grants $1,638,449 to 2 grantees, through 2 grants

    Targeting resources to an array of programs at the State and local levels where they are most needed, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program, through Part A, B, C, D and F Grants, each year provides medical and support services to more than a half million people who otherwise would be unable to afford care.

    Detailed state-level information is available from the HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB).

    Awarded HRSA Grants:

    • FY2016*: $1,261,434 total funding, to 2 grantees, through 2 grants
    • FY2015: $1,260,349 total funding, to 2 grantees, through 2 grants

    Maternal and Child Health

    State total active grants $9,301,185 to 4 grantees, through 10 grants

    The lives of mothers, children and families are improved through grants via the State Maternal and Child Health Title V Block Grant to the States, Home Visiting Formula Grants and through Special Projects of Regional and National significance. The grants provide funding for a variety of programs including services and support to cildren with special health care needs, systems for people with traumatic brain injury, autism research, improvement of emergency medical services systems capacity for treatment of children, newborn screening, family to family health information centers, sickle cell projects, the Healthy Start Program, and the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program.

    Awarded HRSA Grants:

    • FY2016*: $5,119,701 total funding, to 4 grantees, through 8 grants
    • FY2015: $5,133,618 total funding, to 5 grantees, through 10 grants

    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, improves health and achieves health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs. Note: Not all HRSA programs and funding are represented on this page.

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    * Represents the most recently completed fiscal year.
    † Some NHSC clinicians may serve in both urban areas and rural communities
    1 Some clinicians and grantees may serve in multiple geographic areas.
    2 Some HPSAs, MUAs, and MUPs may cross geographic boundaries.
    Note: The total grant dollars shown include the Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) loan grants – revolving loan programs that enable educational institutions to provide student loans for medical professions.
    Note: An active grant is defined by HRSA as a grant whose project period end date is beyond the current date. Grants can be active whether or not they have received an award funding in the current fiscal year.