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North Dakota Funding & Opportunities

North Dakota RuralMed Program
Offers medical students at the University of North Dakota full tuition in the form of a forgivable loan in return for a 5-year service agreement to practice in rural areas of North Dakota upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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
North Dakota Community Foundation Statewide Greatest Needs Grant Program
Grant to support a broad range of projects in communities throughout North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Sponsor: North Dakota Community Foundation
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
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
Agricultural Health and Safety Emerging Issues Grant Program
Grants for short-term projects for emerging agricultural health and safety issues that are defined as health risks that are new or have rapidly expanding impact in the immediate or near future.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
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
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
North Dakota AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in North Dakota that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Area Health Education Center
North Dakota Conrad 30 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 North Dakota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health

Last Updated: 7/1/2022