SHIP Healthy Communities

Scott County Public Health works in partnership with communities, schools, work sites and health care organizations to help make the healthy choice, the easy choice for all residents.

As one of the recipients of the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant, Scott County Public Health works in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health and local community partners to provide resources for individuals and groups to improve their health.

Scott County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant applications for 2023-2024 are open!

SHIP supports community-driven solutions to expand opportunities for active living, healthy eating, well-being, and tobacco-free living -- helping all people in Minnesota prevent chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease, stroke, and type II diabetes. 

We are so excited that you are interested in creating better health in Scott County! Below is information needed below to submit your request for funding from Scott County SHIP! 

  • Requests are due by December 22, 2023.
    • Application submitted after this date will still be reviewed and could be awarded based on funding availability and timeline.
    • Once we receive your application, SHIP staff will review and email you with a decision regarding your request.
  • The 2023-2024 grant year runs from November 1, 2023 through October 31, 2024 and all funding must to be spent by September 30, 2024.
  • SHIP Funding Request Instructions (PDF)

Please apply here! 

If you have any specific questions about the application, please email Haley Miskowiec at [email protected].

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SHIP Partners to Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice 

SHIP works on a variety of strategies in settings across the county to implement policy, systems, and environmental changes. These include:

  • Active Living in the Community
  • Healthy Eating and Active Living in Schools
  • Advanced Community and Clinical Linkages
  • Healthy Eating in the Community
  • Worksite Wellness
  • Childcare
  • Tobacco

Past SHIP Projects