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Minnesota Rural Hospital Capital Improvement Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Jan 25, 2019

Lina Jau


The Minnesota Rural Hospital Capital Improvement Grant Program assists small rural hospitals (50 or fewer beds) with funding for projects to update, modernize, remodel, or replace aging hospital facilities, record systems, and equipment necessary to maintain operations.


Eligible applicants are nonfederal, general acute care hospitals that:

  • Are located in a community with a population less than 15,000 that is not in the 7 county metropolitan area
  • Have 50 or fewer beds
  • Demonstrate that at least 25% of the project cost will be matched with non-state resources (cash or in-kind)
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $125,000
Award floor: $45,000
Expected number of awards: 20
Total funds available: $1,750,000

A match of at least 25% is required from non-state cash or in-kind sources.

Application process

A link to application instructions is available on the program website.

Send the completed application package (postal mail only) to:

Lina Jau, Grant Manager
Minnesota Department of Health, ORHPC
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

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Capital funding · Health information technology · Hospitals · Minnesota

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