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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care providers in Minnesota who agree to provide services in an underserved community.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Minnesota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program Inactive
A 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota
Minnesota Clinical Dental Education Innovations Inactive
Funding to support innovative clinical training for dental professionals and programs that increase access to dental care for underserved populations in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
International Medical Graduate Career Guidance and Support Grant Program Inactive
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to assist immigrant international medical graduates and other foreign trained healthcare professionals who wish to integrate into the Minnesota healthcare delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Health Hero, Team, and Lifetime Achievement Awards Inactive
Honors individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to rural health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 2, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Hospital Safety Net Grant Program Inactive
Grants for licensed hospitals in Minnesota to help defray underpayments for high-cost services provided to Emergency Medical Assistance enrollees.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Hospital Capital Improvement Grant Program Inactive
Assists small rural hospitals in Minnesota with funding for projects to update, modernize, remodel, or replace aging hospital facilities, record systems, and equipment necessary to maintain operations.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Inactive
Coordinated state application to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on behalf of the needs of Minnesota’s small rural hospitals. Funds may be used to purchase items from the SHIP Purchasing Menu in the categories of value based purchasing, accountable care organization, payment bundling, or care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Provides loan repayment assistance to dental students, residents, or licensed dentists who plan to to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care