Eastern North Dakota & Western Minnesota

If you're in Eastern North Dakota or Western Minnesota, see if your organization could benefit from Essentia Health’s Community Contributions program.

We actively engage in funding non-profit organizations focused on assisting the under-served, building healthy communities and improving the quality of life for people in our service area.

We are committed to the following focus areas:

  • Access to health care
  • Community building
  • Community health education
  • Food access
  • Healthy lifestyle (physical activity and nutrition)
  • Housing for vulnerable populations
  • Mental health
  • Oral health
  • Safety and injury prevention
  • Services for under-served populations
  • Substance abuse
  • Workforce development

Is My Project/Program Eligible?

For the purposes of evaluation, priority is given to programs, projects, and direct services. Less emphasis is given to requests to fund operations, salaries, or capital campaigns. Funding is not available for:

  • Endowment campaigns
  • Programs outside of Essentia's geographic service area
  • Individuals
  • Political organizations
  • Sponsorships of events or advertising (Sponsorship Application [PDF])
  • Memberships or dues
  • Any program, project, or service inconsistent with Essentia's mission and values

Funding Applications

For more information or questions about the application process, please contact Essentia Health Community Contributions at communitycontributions@essentiahealth.org.

Funding Applications

Contact Us

Call us for more information about grant funding programs from Essentia Health.

  • Eastern North Dakota & Western Minnesota: 218-786-3045