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Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship 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.

Sponsor
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Deadlines
Sep 27, 2019
Contact

Sonya Borgeson–Bethke
651.201.3895
sonya.borgeson-bethke@state.mn.us

Purpose

Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Scholarship program provides grants to home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support scholarship programs for their employees.

Eligible courses of study for scholarship recipients include trainings, workshops, and degree programs directly related to the delivery of patient or client care in home and community-based services settings, including:

  • Job-related training or degree programs in the field of long-term care, including care for persons with disabilities
  • Social work
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Nursing or other relevant degrees
  • Client care-related trainings above and beyond those required for licensure of the organization, such as:
    • Dementia care
    • Training for medical care interpreter services
    • Job-related English as a Second Language
Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be located in Minnesota and:

  • Primarily provide services in home and community-based settings to individuals who are 65 years of age or older
  • Be one of the following providers:
    • Housing with Services establishment as defined in MN Statute 144D.01
    • Adult Day Care facility as defined in MN Statute 245A.02
    • Home Care Services providers as defined in MN Statute 144A.43, subd. 3
  • Offer an in-house employee scholarship program to its staff, or is in the process of developing a scholarship/training program
Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000
Award floor: $15,000
Estimated number of awards: 25-30
Estimated total program funding: $1,450,000

Application process

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

Completed applications may be submitted by:

Email:
sonya.borgeson-bethke@state.mn.us

Mail:
Sonya Borgeson-Bethke, Grant Manager
Minnesota Department of Health, ORHPC
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Courier or next day delivery service:
Delaware Health Care Commission
Sonya Borgeson-Bethke, Grant Manager
Minnesota Department of Health, ORHPC
85 East 7th Place, Suite 220
St. Paul, MN 55101

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Elderly population · Healthcare workforce · Home and community-based services · Long-term care · Nurses · Occupational therapy · People with disabilities · Physical therapy · Scholarships for health careers · Minnesota



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