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Breastfeeding-Friendly Business Grant


Grant Award

Up to $1,000 to 5–10 South Dakota worksites

This grant supports the state and federal by providing businesses with funds to:

  • create a new lactation space
  • improve an existing lactation space, or
  • come up with innovative, space-saving ideas to meet staff breastfeeding needs for employees primarily working outdoors and/or who frequently travel

Important Dates

Grant Application Release: August 2019
Application Due Date: NOW CLOSED
Grant Year Period: October 1–February 28, 2020

Grant Application Information

All types and sizes of South Dakota worksites are eligible to apply such as for-profit businesses, non-profit organizations, hospitals, clinics, childcare centers, schools, colleges, universities, technical schools, churches, public buildings, pools, parks, recreation centers, etc.

The grant also includes assistance from the SD Department of Health and SDSU Extension on creating a breastfeeding policy, use of the Employer Breastfeeding Accommodation Form, and resource sharing based on your needs and requests.

Questions? Contact Megan Hlavacek with SD Department of Health at or Megan Erickson with SDSU Extension at