COVID-19 Response Funding - Minnesota Dept. of Health

COVID–19 Response Funding

Updated: March 26, 2020, 4:00 p.m.


The legislature has approved $200 million for health care grants to support costs related to planning for, preparing for, or responding to an outbreak of COVID–19.

  • The $150 million COVID–19 Health Care Response Grant will be granted through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for costs related to planning for, preparing for, or responding to the COVID–19 outbreak. The $150 million Response Fund may also be used for administering the grants and for testing or facilities to provide treatment, isolation or quarantine. Instructions for this grant process should be available by the first week of April.

  • The $50 million in a COVID–19 Response Grant for Short Term Emergency Funding was available on an emergency basis to provide cash flow relief to health care organizations to cover their highest priority needs. The application process for this grant closed March 25. The grant applications review process began Thursday, March 26 and will be completed as soon as possible.

COVID–19 Health Care Response Grant

The $150 million Health Care Response Grant will be granted through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for costs related to planning for, preparing for, or responding to the COVID–19 outbreak. The $150 million Health Care Response Fund may also be used for administering the grants and for testing or facilities to provide treatment, isolation or quarantine. Instructions should be available by the first week of April.

As before, check back here for updated information.

Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID–19 Response Funding

Additional details about the COVID–19 Response Funding are added to the COVID–19 Response Funding FAQ webpage as they become available.

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Up–to–date COVID–19 guidance for all Minnesotans can be found on the Minnesota Department of Health's Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19) (https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html) website.

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Updated Thursday, 26-Mar-2020 22:45:17 CDT