EHDI Grantees

2016-2019 EHDI Grantees

The Eliminating Health Disparity Initiative (EHDI) is a grants-based program administered by the Minnesota Department of Health Center for Health Equity. EHDI was established during the 2001 Legislative session. The goal of EHDI is to improve the health status of Populations of Color and American Indians (POC/AI). Use the drop-down menus below to learn more about current EHDI grantees and their grant-funded programs.

Grant Type Priority Health Area Serving Residents
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Partnership4Health CHB

Project name: PartnerSHIP 4 Health Equity project

Grant Type: Priority Health Area Implementation

Project Description: The Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative - PartnerSHIP 4 Health Equity project will partner with the New American Consortium for Wellness and Empowerment, a developing organization to meet the needs of New Americans, to carry out the work plan related to heart disease and stroke and diabetes prevention. We will work with New Americans particularly in Moorhead and Pelican Rapids and align and share the knowledge and activities of PartnerSHIP 4 Health who carries out the work of SHIP and CWG.

EHDI Grant Activity Outcomes: Reduce the risk of factors that can lead to diabetes and its complications by 1. Teaching people with pre-diabetes or at risk for diabetes how to prevent the development of diabetes and 2. assisting people with pre-diabetes to maintain healthy lifestyles.

Racial/ethnic group(s) to be served:

Priority health area(s):

County(s) Served:
Otter Tail

Geography and Population Served: African American adults in Moorhead/Clay County, Pelican Rapids/Ottertail County (Partnership4Health CHB area, Becker, Clay, Ottertail and Wilkin Counties)

Contact: Gina Nolte

Street address:
715 11th St. N., Suite 303
Moorhead, MN 56560
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Phone: 218-299-7185
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Executive Director: Gina Nolte
Phone: 218-299-7185