Medica Foundation seeks to improve health outcomes by supporting community-led initiatives that advance health equity. They are committed to building partnerships and engaging the employees in charitable activities.
- Support community-led initiatives.
- Have a high likelihood of improved health through sustainable impact.
- Address community issues and promote equitable solutions to reduce health disparities.
- Build partnerships and collaborations within the community
- Supporting Optimal Health
- Address Critical Community Health Needs
- Increase Access and Improve Quality of Care
- Building Relationships
- Develop Strong Partnerships with Grantees
- Engage Employees to be Ambassadors for the Foundation
- Engaging in the Community
- Collaborate with Nonprofits to Improve Health
- Encourage Corporate Volunteerism
- Rural Health
- They aim to fund community-led solutions that address health concerns with nonprofits in rural communities. This funding area allows them to support the specific health needs of people in the community, and address the social determinants of health.
- Funding is available to organizations outside of the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area in Minnesota, as well as North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
- Individual grants up to $5,000.
- The online RFP grant process is open to organizations located in and providing services in the states and Native American communities of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the following counties in western Wisconsin: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Polk, Sawyer, St. Croix and Washburn.
- To request a grant, your organization must be a 501(c) (3) charitable organization or a public/governmental agency located in and providing services in their geographic area of — Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
- A public agency is an organization established and primarily funded by a unit of government. Examples could include a public school, public health department or state governmental agency.
- If your organization received a Behavioral Health or Early Childhood Health grant last year or if you have a current strategic grant, you are not eligible to apply for any of these programs this year.
- Rural Health grant recipients are eligible to submit an application for funding in consecutive years.
For more information, visit https://www.medicafoundation.org/