Grant and Loan Information

The purpose of this website is to provide access to information about grants and loans available through the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

The table below provides summary level information on MDH grant and loan programs. MDH offers a wide variety of grant and loan programs to counties, non-profits, schools, private individuals and others.

Click on the program title for application information. Refer to the formal request for proposals (RFP) or announcement on the program website for deadlines and other information; information provided on the program site takes precedence over any information presented in this table.

All questions should be addressed to the contact person listed for the program.

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Eligible Applicants

CBO=Community Based Organization HOS=Hospitals
CHB=Community Health Boards IND=Individual
CLN=Clinic ISD=Ind. School Dist
CTY=Cities+/or Counties LPH=Local Public Health
CUR=Current Grantee NPO=Non-profit Organization
FPO=For Profit Organization OTH=Other
GRT=Current Grantee ST=State of MN Agency
HE=Higher Ed TRB=Tribe

  A | B | C | D | E | FG | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | PQ | R | S | T | U | V | W | XYZ
 A | B                                                                               < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Allied Health Care Tech Faculty Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
 C                                                                                < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Maternal and Child Health

Diane Smith

651-201-3586

 

Federal

CLN

CTY

HOS

LPH

NPO

ST

TRB

Other (home health care agency, physician organizations)

June 21, 2013
Health Work Force

Will Wilson

651-201-3842

State

CLN

HE

Annually every May 3
Primary Care

Debra Jahnke

651-201-3845

State

CBO

CLN

CTY

TRB

Pre-application is due October 4, 2013 and final application is due January 8, 2014

Environmental,

Health Promotion & Chronic Disease,

Health Work Force

David Rindal

651-201-4660

Federal OTH (Community Public Water Suppliers) May 12, 2014
Environmental

Michele Ross

651-201-4927

State

CBO

CHB

CLN

CTY

FPO

HE

HOS

ISD

LPH

NPO

TRB

June 26, 2013
 D                                                                                < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Dentist Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Environmental

Chad Kolstad
651-201-3972

 

State/Federal
OTH = Community or NPO Water Systems
Ongoing
 E                                                                                < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Other: Children & Youth with Special Health Needs

Nicole Brown

651-201-3737

State NPO September 13, 2013
 F                                                                                < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Family Planning Grant Program Maternal & Child Health Gary Greenfield
651-201-3743
State/Federal
CBO
CHB
CTY
HE
LPH
NPO
TRB
March 21, 2013
 G | H                                                                          < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Primary Care

Monica Hemming

651-201-5981

State CLN Rolling deadline: June 1, 2013 to June 14, 2013

Health Care Homes Learning Communities

Primary Care

Sarah Cox

651-201-3745

State

CBO

CHB

CLN

FPO

HE

LPH

NPO

October 25, 2013
Health Care System - See Ready to Respond 2009 Annual Report (Pg 9 of PDF: 498.19KB/16pgs) Emergency Preparedness Elisabeth Atherly
651-201-5744
Federal
HOS
NA
 I | J | K | L                                                                          < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Minority & Multicultural Health

Debra Jahnke

651-201-3845

State

CBO

CLN

CTY

HOS

LPH

NPO

TRB

September 18, 2013
Infertility Prevention Project (IPP) STD and HIV Candy Hadsall
651-201-4015
Federal
CLN
NA
 M                                                                              < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Medical Education and Research Costs (MERC) Health Workforce Diane Reger
651-201-3566
State/Federal 
OTH - See MERC Web site

Annually every 10/31

Minnesota Accountable Health Model Learning Community Grants Other: Community-based nonprofit, for-profit organizations, government entities or tribal governments, clinics and hospitals, community health or public health organizations, quality improvement organizations, professional provider associations, and institutes of higher education

Shirley Schoening Scheuler

651-201-4002

Federal

CBO

CHB

CLN

FPO

HE

LPH

NPO

TRB

December 30, 2014
Minnesota Electronic Health Record Revolving Loan Program Health Information Technology

Anne Schloegel

651-201-3850

State

 

CHB

CLN

HOS

LPH

OTH

 

December 19, 2013
 N | O                                                                         < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Nurse Faculty Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
Nurse Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Implementation and Training Funds Maternal & Child Health Maureen Fuchs
651-201-3741
Federal
CHB
LPH
TRB
Ongoing
 P | Q                                                                         < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Other (Hospital and surgical center safety)

Rachel Jokela

651-201-5807

State

HOS

OTH (Licensed ambulatory surgical center)

June 3, 2013
Pediatric Care Coordination

Maternal and Child Health

Children and Youth with Special Health Needs

Barbara Lundeen
651-201-3646
State

CLN
HE
HOS
NPO

March 21, 2014
Preconception Health in Minnesota Grant Program Maternal and child health. Birth defects prevention.

Erica Fishman
651-201-5141

State CHB
CLN
HOS
LPH
NPO
TRB
April 4, 2014
Poison Control System Injury Prevention

Pati Maier
651-201-3604

State

CBO

CHB

CLN

CTY

CUR

FPO

HE

HOS

ISD

LPH

NPO

ST

TRB

November 12, 2013
Public Health Emergency Preparedness - See Ready to Respond 2009 Annual Report (Pg 9 of PDF: 498.19KB/16pgs) Emergency Preparedness

Office of Emergency Preparedness Grant Management
651-201-5717

Federal
CHB
TRB
NA
Public Health Emergency Response - See Ready to Respond 2009 Annual Report (Pg 9 of PDF: 498.19KB/16pgs) Emergency Preparedness Office of Emergency Preparedness Grant Management
651-201--5717
Federal
CHB
TRB
NA
 R                                                                               < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Rural Health

Will Wilson

651-201-3842

State HOS Annually every March 18
Rural Health

Judith Bergh

651-201-3843

Federal

CBO

CLN

HOS (rural and less than 50 beds)

NPO

OTH (rural hospitals with less than 50 beds, CAHs, rural health networks, rural EMS)

November 15, 2013
Other: (Planning)

Will Wilson

651-201-3842

State HOS Annually every October 1
Rural Midlevel Practitioner Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
Rural Pharmacist Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
 S                                                                               < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Safe Harbor/ No Wrong Door Regional Navigators Health Promotion & Chronic Disease: Injury and Violence Prevention

Lauren Ryan
651-201- 5412

State CBO
CHB
CLN
CTY
HE
HOS
LPH
NPO
TRB
May 12, 2014
Sealing Unused Public Water Supply--Well Grant Environmental

Nancy La Plante

651-201-3651

State

CBO

CHB

CLN

CTY

FPO

HE

HOS

IND

ISD

LPH

NPO

TRB

OTH

 

December 1, 2014
SIM (State Innovations Model) Provider-Practice Transformation Grant Other: SIM (State Innovations Model) Practice Transformation

Janet Howard

651-201-3968

Federal

CBO

CLN

CTY

NPO

TRB

OTH (primary care clinics, federally qualified health centers, health systems providing primary care, behavioral health, community mental health centers, or social service agencies involved in working woard the integration of health care

RFP available on October 20, 2014

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Deadline

December 4, 2014

Environmental

Cristina Covalschi

651-201-4696

State OTH (Public Water Suppliers) September 30, 2014
Environmental

Cristina Covalschi

651-201-4696

State OTH (Public Water Suppliers) October 31, 2014
Environmental

Cristina Covalschi

651-201-4696

State OTH (Public water suppliers) September 30, 2014
Local Public Health

Rachel Cohen

651-201-5442

State CHB July 15, 2013 (for required intent to apply), and August 28, 2013 (application deadline)
Health Promotion & Chronic Disease

Chris Kimber

651-201-5497

State

FPO

NPO

August 18, 2014

 

Swab Team Services Grant

 

Environmental

Daniel Symonik

651-201-4928

State NPO August 30, 2013

 T |U | V                                                                          < go back to top

Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Primary Care

Barbara Lundeen

651-201-3646

State NPO July 15, 2013
Urban Physician Loan Forgiveness Health Workforce Brenda Flattum
651-201-3870
State
IND
January 2 of every year
 W | X | Y | Z                                                               < go back to top
Program Category MDH Contact Funding Source Eligible
Applicants
Deadline
Well Sealing Cost Share and Loan Availability (PDF: 847KB/5 pgs) Environmental health.wells@state.mn.us
651-201-4600
800-383-9808
 
 
Ongoing


Updated Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 08:39AM