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Minnesota Funding & Opportunities

Medica Foundation Rural Health Program (Minnesota)
Funding for projects that address health needs and social determinants of health in rural communities of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2024
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Rural Physician Associate Program
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care providers who agree to provide services in an underserved community in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 9, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Family Medicine Obstetrics Fellowship - Duluth, Minnesota
A 12-month family medicine obstetrics fellowship program designed to provide practical experience for family medicine physicians who intend to practice in a rural community. The fellowship takes place in and around Duluth, Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2024
Sponsor: Essentia Health
Minnesota Mental Health Cultural Community Continuing Education Grants for Individual Providers
Grants for mental health providers in Minnesota pursuing a course of study, through post-secondary training or continuing education, that is expected to lead to recognition as a board-approved supervisor to individual practitioners pursuing licensure as a mental health professional.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2025
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
American Connection Corps
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and emerging communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 28 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
Community Innovation Grants
Funding for nonprofits working to create effective, equitable, and sustainable changes in communities within the Bush Foundation service area. Priority is given to proposals that will lead to equitable opportunities and outcomes for Black people, Indigenous people, people of color, and people from rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bush Foundation
Dakota Main Street Loan Program
Direct loans for businesses in North Dakota and Minnesota, including healthcare-related businesses, to be used for working capital, inventory, and small equipment.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota and Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dakota Business Lending
Grants and Technical Assistance for Coal Communities Applying for Federal Funding
Funding and technical assistance to help coal communities submit competitive federal applications for community-led transition projects. Priority will be given to projects that are led by and serve low-income and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities most impacted by the transition.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Just Transition Fund
Minnesota Workplace Safety Consultation and Grant Program
Technical and financial assistance for qualifying employers in Minnesota to support projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers. Farming and grain handling facilities are among the priority industries.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Last Updated: 7/11/2024