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Medica Foundation Early Childhood Health Program

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Medica Foundation
Apr 28, 2023



The Early Childhood Health Program provides grants for early intervention programs in the Medica Foundation service area that focus on developing healthy families to foster optimal growth and development of young children.

Funding may be used to:

  • Improve access to prenatal and postpartum care, including doula support and home visitation
  • Improve maternal health outcomes and birth equity for women of color
  • Address preventive health and dental care
  • Enhance parenting skills
  • Support developmental, social, and emotional health

Preference is given to organizations using trauma-sensitive practices and a strengths-based approach to care, as well as to proposals that build partnerships and collaborations within a community.


Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) charitable organizations, public/governmental agencies, or Tribal Nations located in and providing services in Minnesota.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $40,000.

Application process

Application guidance is available on the program website.

A two-step application process is in place for Early Childhood Health grants. Submit an initial application through the online application portal by April 28, 2023. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Children and youth · Families · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mental health · Oral health · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · Trauma-informed care · Women · Minnesota

Organizations (1)

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