COVID-19 Response Funding - Minnesota Dept. of Health

COVID–19 Response Funding

Updated: August 31, 2020, 11:00 a.m.


In March, the Minnesota Legislature approved $200 million for health care grants to support costs related to planning for, preparing for, or responding to the COVID–19 outbreak.

  • The $150 million COVID–19 Health Care Response Grant were intended to cover costs related to planning for, preparing for, or responding to the COVID–19 outbreak. The application portal is now closed.

  • The $50 million 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. This grant is now closed. View the COVID–19 Short Term Emergency Funding webpage for a list of organizations that received funding through this program. MDH Press Release, April 8.

COVID-19 Health Care Response Grant is closed

The COVID–19 Health Care Response Grant accepted applications and awarded COVID-19 funding from April through August 2020. Close to $140 million has been awarded thus far to assisted living facilities, health care clinics, health centers (FHQCs), hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, transportation services (ambulance services), and tribal health. The application portal is now closed.

Grant Reporting Guidance

  1. COVID–19 Response Funding Financial Report Guidance, Update August 11, 2020 (PDF)

  2. COVID–19 Response Funding Program Report Guidance, Updated August 11, 2020 (PDF)
  3. COVID–19 Response Funding Grant: Eligible and Ineligible Expenses, Updated July 30, 2020 (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID–19 Response Funding

Frequently asked questions 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 Monday, 31-Aug-2020 14:22:43 CDT