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Rural Health


Minnesota funding only.

Individual grants may be awarded up to $10,000.

We aim to fund nonprofit, community-led solutions that address health needs and social determinants of health in rural communities. We prioritize proposals that support the following communities:

  • Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities
  • Children and youth
  • Families
  • Immigrants and refugees
  • LGBTQ+ communities
  • Seniors
  • Survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence
  • Veterans

We prioritize proposals that address:

  • Behavioral health
  • Culturally-focused care
  • Domestic violence and sexual assault services and prevention
  • Early childhood health
  • Oral health
  • Primary care for underserved communities
  • Senior care
  • Sexual health
  • Transportation


  • Rural Health grant recipients are eligible to submit an application for funding in consecutive years.
  • Funding is limited to organizations located and based outside of the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area in Minnesota, where fundraising is conducted on a solely local level and not supported by a main office elsewhere.
  • Organizations seeking to do work within our service area but do not have a physical presence in Greater Minnesota are ineligible.
  • Funding requests for events, camps, sponsorships and seminars are ineligible.

Apply for a Rural Health grant