Jobs and opportunities
Equity Coordinator Position open at the Minnesota Department of Human Services
Closing date February 26, 2018
The Equity Coordinator will provide guidance and support to division directors, managers, and staff in the Community Supports Administration (CSA) at the Minnesota Department of Human Services on equity-related issues and activities. This position will also be responsible for facilitating the CSA’s internal equity initiatives. With the support of the division directors, this person will coordinate with staff at all levels to assess equity and inclusion awareness/capacity, identify activities to build equity and inclusion, and implement those activities at all levels of the Administration. This position will work in partnership with the CSA Equity Committee to achieve alignment with the DHS Equity Policy. Equity is a key part of the CSA Strategic Plan and the Equity Coordinator will also play a role in supporting the work outlined in the Plan.
To learn more about this position and to apply please visit the State of Minnesota Job Posting site (Job ID # 19859)
Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP)
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Harold Amos was the first African-American to chair a department at Harvard Medical School. Honor his legacy and create yours.
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program believes the health care landscape requires diverse leadership. The program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP) offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to:
- Developing careers and achieving senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing;
- Fostering the development of succeeding classes of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds;
- Improving the health of underserved populations; and/or
- Working toward understanding and eliminating health disparities by achieving senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing.
To learn more, please visit the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website.
Early Childhood Care and Education: Health Equity in Action Grant
Deadline April 10
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation is offering the following grant opportunity: Early Childhood Care and Education: Health Equity in Action will provide grants of up to $100,000 each per year. Applicants can apply for one or two-year grants. A total of up to $1M will be available over two years.
Program details and eligibility criteria can be found in the funding guidelines.
Applications are due on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 4 p.m. Central Time, through the online application system.
To learn more visit the BCBS Foundation website
Nonprofit Capacity-Building Grants: Management Improvement Fund
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation and The Saint Paul Foundation have partnered to offer capacity-building grants to nonprofits across Minnesota through the Management Improvement Fund. Qualified nonprofits can apply for grants to support projects that strengthen organizations through strategic planning, program evaluation, governance, racial equity, financial planning and more. To learn more, visit the Saint Paul Foundation website.