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Funding Guidelines


  • Organizations residing within Minnesota
  • Private nonprofit or public tax-exempt organizations for purposes defined under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and that are not foundations
  • Governmental agencies eligible to receive funding
  • Tribal governments and agencies
  • Research organizations
  • Faith-based organizations

Funding limits

  • Proposals are funded on an annual basis at the discretion of the UCare Foundation. Funding consideration will be given to community grant requests of $50,000 or less, and research grants of $75,000 or less.
  • Organizations can receive only one grant per calendar year.

Not funded

  • Individuals
  • Lobbying, political, or fraternal activities
  • Sports events and athletic groups
  • Religious activities
  • Endowments, fundraising events, or development campaigns


Phone: 612-676-3595