Grants to Improve Health Outcomes in the US
Medica Foundation seeks to improve health outcomes by supporting community-led initiatives that advance health equity. They are committed to building partnerships and engaging the employees in charitable activities.
Priority will be given to programs that:
Support community-led initiatives.
Have a high likelihood of improved health through sustainable impact.
Address community issues and promote equitable solutions to reduce health disparities.
Build partnerships and collaborations within the community
Supporting Optimal Health
Address Critical Community Health Needs
Increase Access and Improve Quality of Care
Develop Strong Partnerships with Grantees
Engage Employees to be Ambassadors for the Foundation
Engaging in the Community
Collaborate with Nonprofits to Improve Health
Encourage Corporate Volunteerism
Funding Areas and Information
They aim to fund community-led solutions that address health concerns with nonprofits in rural communities. This funding area allows them to support the specific health needs of people in the community, and address the social determinants of health.
Funding is available to organizations outside of the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area in Minnesota, as well as North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
Individual grants up to $5,000.
The online RFP grant process is open to organizations located in and providing services in the states and Native American communities of Minnesota, 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.
To request a grant, your organization must be a 501(c) (3) charitable organization or a public/governmental agency located in and providing services in their geographic area of — Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
A public agency is an organization established and primarily funded by a unit of government. Examples could include a public school, public health department or state governmental agency.
If your organization received a Behavioral Health or Early Childhood Health grant last year or if you have a current strategic grant, you are not eligible to apply for any of these programs this year.
Rural Health grant recipients are eligible to submit an application for funding in consecutive years.
For more information, visit https://www.medicafoundation.org/