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Minnesota Funding & Opportunities

Sanford Health Rural EMT Educational Scholarships
Scholarships for residents who want to earn EMT certification in order to work or volunteer with EMS services in rural areas of North Dakota and western Minnesota with a Sanford presence.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Sanford Health EMS Education
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Minnesota Mental Health Cultural Community Continuing Education Grants Individual Providers Tuition Reimbursement Program
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: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Emergency Response Equipment Grant Program
Funding for the purchase of emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance departments in rural parts of Compeer Financial's service area.
Geographic coverage: Specific counties in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Medica Foundation Rural Health Program
Provides funds for organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Minnesota Rural Health Awards
Honors individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to rural health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Promoting Rural Interconnections for Sexual Minorities (PRISM) Grant
Grants for organizations in the PFund Foundation service area for projects that promote interconnections for sexual minorities in rural areas. Projects that address physical, mental, and behavioral health are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America's General Use Grant
Funding for programs and organizations working in rural communities in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in the areas of education, environment, technology, and quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2022
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
American Connection Corps Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and under-resourced communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 10 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Heartland Forward, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Lead for America
Community Benefit Financial Company Emergency Fund
Grants and/or loans for nonprofits and community organizations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana to respond to COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Otto Bremer Trust

Last Updated: 7/1/2022