Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation Healthy Start Grants
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Healthy Start Grants provide funding for projects focused on the social determinants of health, specifically access to quality early childhood care and education in rural and underserved areas of Minnesota.
Strong applications will demonstrate a commitment to health equity, working to dismantle systems and change the conditions that prevent children of color and indigenous children, low-income children, and children in rural communities from accessing quality early childhood care and education.
Eligible applicants include:
- 501(c)(3) community-based organizations located in, or serving, Minnesota communities
- Native American communities and Tribal governments
- Nonprofit organizations with fiscal sponsors
Award ceiling: $100,000 per year
Project period: Up to 2 years
Estimated total program funding: $1,100,000 over the 2 year project period
Grants cannot exceed 25% of the applicant organization's annual budget.
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