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Grant Opportunities

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

Union Pacific Community-based Grant Program

Funder: Union Pacific Railroad

Purpose: The Foundation has a strong interest in promoting program effectiveness among nonprofits. The Foundation will be particularly receptive to proposals that assist community-based organizations and related activities to improve and enrich the general quality of life in the community and to assist organizations dedicated to improving the level of health care and providing human services in the community.

Eligibility: A 501(c)(3) public charity as identified by the IRS or a municipality. The community where the organization is based must be served by Union Pacific Railroad.

Amount: varies

Deadline: Aug. 15, 2016

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World of Difference Grants in Community Health Navigation

Funder: Cigna Foundation

Purpose: Individuals can’t achieve their best possible health if they don’t understand the health challenges they face. They can’t access community health resources if they don’t know they exist. The solution to both dilemmas is Community Health Navigation—projects and programs aimed at connecting individuals and better health through the efforts of trusted neighbors and organizations.

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) public charities

Amount: up to $100,000

Deadline: open

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Organizational Core Mission Support

Funder: Medica Foundation

Purpose: To provide critical support to small organizations, which strengthens regional and rural communities. Funding will support health-related programming that is core to the organization’s nonprofit mission.

Eligibility: Applicants for this funding area must be located in the regional and rural areas of the Medica service area in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Amount: $5,000

Deadlines: Aug. 26, 2016

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