Grant Money is Available For 3 Opportunities


The MN Housing Finance Agency is announcing a request for proposal (RFP) for the tribal housing program to provide American Indian communities access to eligible resources available for single- family and owner-occupied and/or multifamily rental housing activities. There are restrictions for eligibility because of income limits and funding priorities, so to request and qualify, view the Minnesota Housing’s websiteIf you are unable to access the website or need assistance, contact Mary Hieb at (651) 296-8185 or Toll free: (800) 657-3701. Proposals must be received by Minnesota Housing by 5:00 p.m. on or before Thursday, March 27, 2008.



The MN Dept. of Health is seeking applications from statewide nonprofits to administer the Summer Health Care Internship Program. The purpose of the program is to expose interested secondary and post-secondary students to various careers within the health care profession through summer internships with hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, and home care providers from sites as Applications are available. Prospective applicants who have questions and/or would like a written copy of the application form may contact the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Minnesota Department of Health Phone: (651) 201-3851 or toll free: 1-(800) 366-5424. Deadline for proposals is 4:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, March 12, 2008.


The MN Dept. of Human Services is requesting proposals from qualified Medicaid Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) providers interested in receiving scholarship funds for employee education and training in nursing and other health care fields. The purpose of the HCBS Scholarship fund is to help create meaningful career paths for employees serving in the field of long-term care, specifically those serving in HCBS programs. In addition, this funding supports provider efforts to recruit, retain and train qualified employees and to expand the long-term care workforce. The Request for Proposal (RFP) can be obtained from Munna Yasiri, State Programs Administrator Director, Department of Human Services Continuing Care Administration: Phone: (651) 431-2264 or email: Proposals submitted in response to the RFP in this advertisement must be received at the address above no later than 4:00 PM, Friday, March 7, 2008.

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