Grants Topics

Disaster Prevention and Relief

Department of Health - Grants
Health, Department of  
Grant programs are offered for: Rural health | Health IT | Health workforce training | Emergency preparedness | Primary care | Health disparities | Health promotion | Family planning | Maternal and child health | Prevention | Environmental health.

Department of Public Safety - Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grants
Public Safety, Department of  
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) administers 17 state and federal grant programs. In fiscal year 2009 alone, HSEM awarded grants totaling approximately $81.5 million to more than 300 local governments and other entities. More than 80 percent of the grant monies received by HSEM will be passed through to local governments. The majority of the federal grant monies awarded by HSEM is obtained from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The division also receives and administers federal grants from the Department of Commerce and the Department of Transportation. The links on the left provide some brief descriptions and important links for the programs.

Minnesota Emergency Services Regulatory Board - Grants
Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board  
The Minnesota Emergency Services Regulatory Board offers grant programs that support the provision of emergency medical services throughout Minnesota. Programs include EMT-B training reimbursement and emergency medical services volunteer recognition.

Office of Traffic Safety - Grants
Public Safety, Department of  
The Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) Enforcement grant program provides federal funds to law enforcement agencies to conduct enhanced traffic enforcement. A Request for Proposal (RFP) from law enforcement agencies will be posted to the Web site in Spring 2014 for the next grant cycle. In addition to the State Patrol, 55 law enforcement grants involving 277 agencies have been awarded for 2013.

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