Emergency Management

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grants Program

 The purpose of HMGP is to help communities implement long term hazard mitigation measures following a major disaster declaration in the areas of the state, tribe, or territory requested by the Governor or Tribal Executive. The purpose of this grant program is to enact mitigation measures that reduce the risk of loss of life and property from future disasters and implement mitigation measures during the immediate recovery period. Visit with CSDED about your Hazard Mitigation needs.

FEMA Pre-Hazard Mitigation Grant

The Pre-Hazard Mitigation Grant assists communities to develop a plan to reduce the overall  risk from natural disaster to people and structures. It also works to help a community become less reliant on federal funding in the future. 

FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant

Providing funding to Fire Departments, state fire training academies and non-affiliated EMS organizations to assist with training, equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles and other necessary resources to protect and serve our communities. 

Historical and Other Funding Sources

Deadwood Historic Preservation Grant

Funded by a portion of the gambling revenue generated in Deadwood, South Dakota. Grants are given to projects that retain, restore, or rehabilitate historic buildings, structures, and archaeology sites in South Dakota for commercial, residential, or public purposes.  

Environmental Community Fund

Montana-Dakota Utilities Company has a small grant program available for environmentally related projects—city-wide cleanup, nature trail development, wildlife area enhancement, recycling programs, educational programs, etc. 


For more details contact CSDED!

Wellmark Foundation Match Grant

 The Matching Assets to Community Health grant program supports sustainable projects that increase access to and consumption of nutritious foods, or promote safe and healthy environments that encourage activity. The goal is to support projects that build on the assets unique to a community and address local health needs. 


Game Fish & Parks Land and Water Conservation Fund

LWCF program is for the conservation, acquisition and development of  parkland or outdoor recreation facilities. Projects can include playgrounds, trails, or sports facilities.

SD Game Fish & Parks Rec. Trails Program

This program is a federal aid assistance program that assist's communities  with a variety of recreational trails whose use varies from motorized and non-motorized to pedestrian only.  

West Nile Grant

 The Department of Health offers grant funds to help South Dakota cities, counties and tribes control mosquitoes and prevent West Nile virus .  Applications due the first of June. 

SD Dept. of Ag Urban & Community Forestry Challenge

These grants are used to assist with a communities forestry project. 

Contact CSDED for more details.

These lists of funding opportunities  is in no way complete as they are just a few of the opportunities available. If you do not see something that fits your project please contact CSDED to discuss your project and find the right funding to fit your ideas.