MINNETONKA, Minn.--()--The Medica Foundation in 2012 made 88 grants totaling $1.35 million to organizations throughout Medica’s service area, which includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
“Each year, the Medica Foundation identifies funding priorities to address significant health issues”
“Each year, the Medica Foundation identifies funding priorities to address significant health issues,” said Rob Longendyke, Medica Foundation executive director. “We are pleased to provide this funding because it allows us to partner with these important community organizations and together make a significant impact on health concerns important to the people we serve.”
The funding priorities for the Medica Foundation in 2012 included primary care and prevention for people with disabilities, appropriate utilization of the health care system, behavioral health and early childhood health. More information about grants in these areas is available on the Medica Foundation website.
About the Medica Foundation
The Medica Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable grant-making foundation. It is an affiliate of Medica Health Plans, a Minnesota-based nonprofit HMO. The Medica Foundation generally seeks to fund community-based programs and initiatives that can provide sustainable, measurable improvements in the availability, access and quality of healthcare. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: 952/992-2060.
Medica is a health services company headquartered in Minneapolis and active in the Upper Midwest. With approximately 1.5 million members, the non-profit company provides health care coverage in the employer, individual, Medicaid, Medicare and Medicare Part D markets in Minnesota and a growing number of counties in North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Medica also offers national network coverage to employers who also have employees outside the Medica regional network.
Medica’s vision is to become the community’s health plan of choice, trusted for its integrity, respected for its service, and admired for its commitment to innovation and efficiency.