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Grant Opportunities

The following grant opportunities have fast approaching deadlines. Please apply soon.

Rural Health Outreach Grant

Funder: MultiPlan

Purpose: The Rural Health Outreach Grant seeks to help rural hospitals develop creative community outreach programs that encourage new services or reach new populations. The grant award may be used to replicate an outreach program conducted at another hospital or establish a new community outreach program. The community outreach program must be access-oriented and must enhance its community’s access to quality health care.

Eligibility: Applying hospitals must participate in at least one of MultiPlan's networks (PHCS, MultiPlan, Beech Street, HealthEOS, Texas True Choice, IHP, HMN, AMN and RAN), be located in a rural area with population less than 1,000 persons per square mile, and provide acute care in an inpatient setting.

Amount: $7,500

Deadline: May 19, 2017

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Health Care Grants

Funder: COPIC Medical Foundation

Purpose: The Foundation provides grants to programs and organizations that improve health care outcomes, patient safety and quality of care. It's our ongoing commitment to support the ideas and people that are making a difference in enhancing medicine, lives and communities. To be eligible for grant funding, programs and initiatives must focus on improving patient safety, quality of care, reducing medical errors, and improving disease management and transitions in care. Activities must meet the following guidelines: the education and training of health care professionals; development, implementation, or changes in health care-related systems, tools, and processes that improve outcomes; and pilot programs designed to improve medicine.

Eligibility: Organizations seeking funding must qualify as exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Activities must have a primary impact in Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa or Oklahoma.

Amount: varies

Deadline: Sept. 1, 2017

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Community Innovation Grants

Funder: Bush Foundation

Purpose: These grants support communities to use problem-solving processes that lead to more effective, equitable and sus-tainable solutions. Think of is as civic research and development, allowing communities to develop and test new solu-tions to community challenges. Innovation grants support the process between identifying a community problem and implementing a new breakthrough solution.

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, government entities, tribal organizations and other community organizations. Applicants must be located in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

Amount: $500 - $10,000 or $10,000 - $200,000

Deadline: open

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