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Minnesota Healthy Communities: Health Equity in Action

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.

Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
Deadlines
Mar 30, 2017
Contact

Janet Jablonske, Grants Manager
651.632.7417
Janet.Jablonske@bluecrossmn.com

Purpose

Minnesota Healthy Communities: Health Equity in Action grants will offer funding to projects in Minnesota that focus on the social and economic conditions affecting health and health equity.

Priority areas include:

  • Community Safety: Projects that focus on change that contributes to violence reduction.
  • Education: Projects that focus on change that contributes to quality care and education for children ages birth through age 5.
  • Employment: Projects that focus on change that contributes to living wage jobs, and workplace policies supporting health and safety.
  • Family and Social Support: Projects that focus on change that contributes to building social capital and increasing civic engagement that builds upon community knowledge, skills, and wisdom.
  • Income: Projects that focus on change that contributes to housing stability and affordability, wealth or asset building.
Eligibility

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) community-based organizations located in Minnesota or serving Minnesota.

Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

Total Funding Available: $1,00,000
Award Ceiling: $100,000 each year for up to two years

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application process are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Community engagement and volunteerism · Self-sufficiency · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Minnesota



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