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Minnesota Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program

Sponsor
Minnesota Department of Health
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 5, 2018
Application: Dec 10, 2018
Contact

All questions should be submitted through the online question submission form.

If potential applicants need to submit a question through an alternative format, call 651.201.5813 for assistance.

Submit questions no later than November 28, 2018. Questions and answers will be posted on the program website.

Purpose

The Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program provides funding for projects focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color in Minnesota.

Priority areas include:

  • Breast and cervical cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • HIV/AIDS and sexually-transmitted diseases
  • Immunizations for adults and children
  • Infant mortality
  • Teen pregnancy prevention
  • Unintentional injuries and violence

Priority will be given to projects based on promising strategies and projects that are research-based.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • Faith-based organizations
  • Social service organizations
  • Community nonprofit organizations
  • Community health boards
  • Tribal governments
  • Community clinics

Applicants must have state or federal recognition as a formal entity. Organizations or groups that do not have state or federal recognition may apply with a fiscal agent. Applicants must be located in and conduct grant activities in the state of Minnesota, but fiscal agents may be located outside of the state.

Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $250,000 per year
Award floor: $100,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards: 25-30
Estimated total program funding: $5,142,000 annually

Application process

Links to application instructions , the application, and additional required forms/templates are available on the program website.

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit an online notice of intent form by October 5, 2018.

The preferred method of application submission is by email to health.equity@state.mn.us. Applicants who are unable to submit through email may submit by mail to the address below. Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted.

Minnesota Department of Health
Center for Health Equity
PO Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975

Multiple information sessions are offered between September 13 through October 30. For details and registration, consult the tables on the program website.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Asian and Pacific Islanders · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · HIV and AIDS · Health disparities · Hispanics and Latinos · Minorities · Mortality · Teen pregnancy · Minnesota



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