2021 Funding Opportunities Brochure

IMPROVING HEALTH

by working together, we can make a difference in the communities we serve

THE MEDICA FOUNDATION

Seeks to improve health outcomes by supporting community-led initiatives that advance health equity. We are committed to building partnerships and engaging our employees in charitable activities.

SUPPORTING OPTIMAL HEALTH

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

ENGAGING IN THE COMMUNITY

Address Critical Community Health Needs

Develop Strong Partnerships with Grantees

Collaborate with Nonprofits to Improve Health

Increase Access and Improve Quality of Care

Engage Employees to be Ambassadors for the Foundation

Encourage Corporate Volunteerism

ABOUT THE MEDICA FOUNDATION The Medica Foundation has been partnering with communities for nearly 30 years. We are the charitable giving arm of Medica, a Minnesota-based health plan. Our Mission Improve the health of those in need by investing in community- led initiatives that advance health equity. Our Vision We envision healthy communities free of inequities, where health resources, care and treatment are accessible and available to all. Our Approach We recognize the importance of supporting the unique needs of individual communities.

Grant funding improves the availability and access to quality health care and resources, targeting initiatives that address the following principles and priorities:

OVERARCHING PRINCIPLES: »

Benefits communities that Medica serves.

» Improves the availability of access to and/or quality of health care. » Achieves success or demonstrates effectiveness through measurable outcomes. PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO PROGRAMS THAT: » Support community-led initiatives. » Have a high likelihood of improved health through sustainable impact. » Address community issues and promote equitable solutions to reduce health disparities. » Build partnerships and collaborations within the community.

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