Minnesota Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program
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Minnesota Department of Health
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
- HIV/AIDS and sexually-transmitted diseases
- Immunizations for adults and children
- Infant mortality and access to and utilization of
high-quality prenatal care
- Teen pregnancy prevention
- Unintentional injuries and violence
Guiding principles for projects should include:
- Community issues require community solutions.
- Effective initiatives are co-created with and
supported by the community served.
- Effective strategies are grounded in cultural
knowledge and wisdom.
- Sustainable projects complement related community
services and activities.
- Organizations that reflect the populations served are
more likely to understand community experiences, connect
with community, and effectively support community
Priority will be given to projects based on promising
strategies and projects that are research-based.
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.
Amount of funding
Expected award range: $100,000 -
$200,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards: 25-30
Estimated total program funding:
Links to application instructions, the application form,
and additional required forms and templates are available
The preferred method of application submission is by
email to email@example.com.
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
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Culture and cultural competency · Diabetes · HIV and AIDS · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Maternal health and prenatal care · Minorities · Mortality · Teen pregnancy · Minnesota
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