GRANT OPPORTUNITY – Training future health care workers

The State Register has an announcement regarding a $139,000 grant program in FY 2008, with a maximum of single award of $40,000.  The grants are intended to develop intergenerational programs and getting hub service provider to encourage middle and high school students to work and volunteer in health care and long-term care settings. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Education are taking applications from school districts, health and/or long-term care employers, and higher education.   Prior awards ranged from $5,000 to $20,000.  Grant awards will be announced by December 17, 2007, for the contract period beginning January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  Applications are due at 4 pm on November 30, 2007.  For more information, you can see the announcement by following this link to page 783 of today’s State Register: here

You can also get an application by going to this link: here

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