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Rural Health

Funder: Medica Foundation

Purpose: This funding area supports health-related programming that is essential to an organization’s nonprofit mission.

Funding is available to organizations outside of the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area in Minnesota, as well

as North Dakota, South Dakota and the following counties in western Wisconsin: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett,

Chippewa, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Polk, Sawyer, St. Croix and Washburn.

Rural areas have specific health needs that are understood best by those within their own communities. The Medica Foundation aims to support community-led solutions to health concerns with the nonprofits in those areas.

Eligibility: 501(c)(3)charitable organization or a public/governmental agency located in and providing services in the Medica Foundation service area.

Amount: up to $5,000

Opens: June 1, 2019
August 9, 2019

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Rural Health Network Development Program

Funder: Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration

Purpose: The purpose of this program is to support rural integrated health care networks that have combined the func­tions of the entities participating in the network in order to: achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.

Eligibility: Special district governments, Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), State governments, City or township governments, Private institutions of higher educa­tion, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, County governments, Independent school districts, Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Forecasted Opening: October 16, 2019

Forecasted Deadline:
January 16, 2020

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