Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Summer Health Care Internship Program

Grant to a Minnesota Nonprofit Healthcare Facility
to Host High School and College Interns

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

Deadline Date:

12/06/19 4:30 PM CST

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grant to a Minnesota nonprofit health care organization to host summer internships in the health professions for high school and post-high school students. Eligible organizations include hospitals, nursing facilities, clinics, and home care providers. The aim of the program is to introduce prospective students to careers in health care in order to expand the State's healthcare workforce.

Minnesota Statutes Section 144.1464 authorizes the Commissioner of Health to contract with a nonprofit organization representing facilities at which secondary and postsecondary summer health care interns will serve. This organization will award grants to establish or expand a secondary and postsecondary summer health care intern program. The purpose of the program is to expose interested secondary and postsecondary students to various careers within the health care profession.

Health Equity Priorities: The Policy on Rating Criteria for Competitive Grant Review establishes the expectation that grant programs intentionally identify how the grant serves diverse populations, especially populations experiencing inequities and/or disparities. 

Grant Program Priorities: An aging health care workforce is leading to health care workforce shortages in Minnesota, as the demand for health care services is expanding. Shortages are occurring across many professions, affecting multiple sectors in the health care industry throughout Minnesota. Workforce shortages are leading to decreases in access to care. The Summer Health Care Internship Program seeks to address shortages by introducing secondary and postsecondary students to careers in health care. Summer internships foster interest in pursuing a health care career, increasing the likelihood interns will expand the pipeline for Minnesota’s health care workforce.

Grant outcomes will include:

  • Introducing prospective students to careers in health care
  • Increasing Minnesota’s health care workforce through internships and potential health care careers
  • Improving access to care for Minnesota’s diverse populations, which may include those based on age, race/ethnicity, gender, income, geography, education, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disabilities and military/veteran status. 

Eligible Projects: For details, see https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/ruralhealth/funding/grants/docs/shciprfp.pdf#page=6.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163095

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$300,000

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$300,000

Term of Contract:

For the selected grantee, the anticipated date of the contract is January 2, 2020, and the first available quarterly invoice may be submitted March 1, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 144.1464, an eligible applicant must be a statewide, nonprofit organization representing facilities at which secondary and post-secondary summer health care interns will serve.

Ineligible expenses include but are not limited to:
- Fundraising
- Taxes, except sales tax on goods and services
- Lobbyists, political contributions
- Bad debts, late payment fees, finance charges, or contingency funds

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due to MDH by 4:30 pm, December 6, 2019. MDH anticipates notifying all applicants via email of funding decisions by (est.) December 9, 2019.

No work on grant activities can begin until a fully executed grant agreement is in place.

Technical Assistance: Consultation and guidance in completing the application process are available upon request.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit questions no later than 4:30 p.m. Central Time, on November 25, 2019 to:

Paia Vang
paia.vang@state.mn.us
651–201–3856

Golden Rule Building, Suite 220
85 E. 7th Place
St. Paul, MN 55101

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Educational Programs that Benefit Disadvantaged Children ...

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that improve the lives of low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged children and youth. Funding is intended to support efforts to eliminate disparities in education for these target

GrantWatch ID#: 124989

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to Minnesota Arts Nonprofits to Support Fine Arts Activities

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit arts organizations in eligible locations to create or present fine arts activities. Funding is intended to support activities in the disciplines of architecture, literature, ceramics, painting, drawing, design, sculpture, glassworks, film o

GrantWatch ID#: 128234

In-Kind Services to Minnesota Nonprofits for the Renovation and Beautification of Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind repair services to Minnesota nonprofit organizations to strengthen communities by offering a welcoming and safe space for communities to gather. Projects may take place in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties. Eligible projects

GrantWatch ID#: 129543

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Arts and Cultural Activities During ...

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for a range of arts and cultural activities during and after the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for activities with

GrantWatch ID#: 131201

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400