DEED Announces Grant Recipients to Help Internationally Trained Healthcare Professionals Become Certified in Minnesota
On June 16, 2022 by Anna Mowry
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced the grant recipients of the Internationally Trained Professionals Competitive Grant Program, a program to help internationally trained healthcare workers earn healthcare licensures in Minnesota.
The program will fund the awarded organizations up to $400,000 over two years to assist new Americans with international healthcare experience earn professional healthcare licenses to do similar work in Minnesota.
The grant recipients include:
- Central Minnesota Jobs and Training, $119,185
- CAPI, $339,175
- International Institute of Minnesota, $400,000
- Hired, $254,245
- Workforce Development, Inc., $200,000
- Somali Medical Association of America, $293,698
- Global Fatherhood Foundation, $293,697
Immigrants and refugees are critical to building Minnesota’s healthcare workforce. This initiative aims to help fill in-demand healthcare positions by tapping into the talent of every available healthcare worker in the state.
For more information on the grant program and its recipients, please view the DEED press release.