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Minnesota Long-Term Care Workforce Capacity Building Project

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Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Nov 7, 2022

Michelle Chrastek, EdD, MPH


The Minnesota Department of health will provide funding for projects in Minnesota focused on increasing the number of workers entering the long-term care (LTC) workforce.

Grant outcomes may include:

  • Development and dissemination of a portfolio of promotional media to illustrate and elevate health careers in LTC, including use of materials and media outlets aimed at priority communities
  • Establishment of academic-professional partnerships and pathways to promote the hiring of highly qualified learners from priority communities into the LTC workforce
  • Promote opportunities for re-training into LTC specific roles for individuals re-entering the workforce
  • Elevation of LTC careers in geographically isolated communities throughout Minnesota
  • Creation and promotion of well-defined career ladders that foster worker retention

Priority populations and communities include:

  • Racial and ethnic communities, including American Indians
  • LGBTQI communities
  • Minnesotans with disabilities
  • Veterans
  • Geographic areas within and across Minnesota, including isolated areas and urban areas

Eligible applicants include government, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations with experience working with the LTC community or delivering LTC services within Minnesota.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $850,000
Award floor: $50,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 1 or more
Estimated total program funding: $850,000

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Email completed applications to

Tagged as
LGBTQ+ · Long-term care · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Racial and ethnic groups · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Veterans · Minnesota

Organizations (2)

  • Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details
  • Minnesota Department of Health, view details

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