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Minnesota Funding & Opportunities

Minnesota Health Disparities Pilot Grants Inactive
Grants to encourage community-initiated research and foster sustainable long-term collaboration between community-based organizations and academic researchers on research projects focused on reducing and eliminating health disparities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week, providing companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship Grant Program Inactive
Funding for home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support employee scholarship programs for education and training in nursing and other healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Health Assessment Grant Inactive
Grants to support collaborative efforts to improve health equity, reduce health disparities, and address social determinants of health in rural Minnesota through community level health assessments and implementation planning.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Allied Health Care Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for individuals studying to teach in allied healthcare or advanced nursing in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for dental students, residents, and licensed dentists who plan to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees and/or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Nurse in Long Term Care Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for students in Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs or currently licensed RNs/LPNs who agree to practice in long-term care in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Advanced Practice Provider Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for advanced practice provider students and/or graduates who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for final year dental therapist/advanced dental therapist (DT/ADT) students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Mental Health Professional Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for licensed mental health professionals who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Last Updated: 12/22/2021