Governor Noem announces the Small Business and Healthcare Provider Relief Program

Governor Noem announces the Small Business and Healthcare Provider Relief Program Main Photo

9 Oct 2020


COVID-19, Healthcare, Business Community

On October 9th, Governor Kristi Noem launched the Small Business and Healthcare Provider Relief Program, which will provide up to $580 million to help small businesses, community-based healthcare providers, and non-profits who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. This grant program will use South Dakota Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars.

Eligible applicants for this grant program include:

Small Businesses

Small Non-Profit Businesses

Small Start-Up Businesses

Community Based Healthcare Providers

Acute Care Hospitals

Time is of the essence for your application as they will only be accepted October 13-23, 2020.

Applications for these programs will go live at 8:00 am CDT on Tuesday, October 13 and will be located on South Dakota’s COVID-19 website: https://covid.sd.gov/smallbusiness-healthcare-grants.aspx.

This webpage will frequently be updated with new information and resources during the coming week. Even if you are unsure of your eligibility, send in your application for review.

Please note, organizations that provide multiple services and qualify for more than one grant program should apply to the program where they generate their primary source of revenue.

If you have any questions or need in-person assistance, please contact the state's support line at 605.937.7243 from 8 am – 5 pm, Monday-Friday.