mspWellness Microgrants, Community Partner Funding Awards
The mspWellness Microgrant, Community Partner Funding Award program provides small businesses in Minneapolis with funding and technical assistance for wellness-focused activities and programs that improve employee physical and mental health.
Grants are awarded to businesses and non-profit organizations that submit proposals focused on changing workplace policies, systems, and environment to support employee:
- healthy eating
- physical activity
- commercial tobacco-free living
- breastfeeding support
- overall wellbeing
These awards are brought to workplaces by a partnership between the Minneapolis Health Department and the Minneapolis Regional Chamber, and leverage funding from the Minnesota Department of Health Statewide Health Improvement Partnership grant (SHIP).
Workplace wellness programs contribute to a healthier, happier, and more productive workforce. The Chamber and the Hennepin County and City of Minneapolis Health Departments have created this designation to recognize and celebrate organizations who work to positively affect the health and wellbeing of their employees and communities.
Organizations that create, implement, and promote wellness programs as part of their organizational culture will be recognized through this program as mspWellness Champions. Submissions are accepted at any time throughout the year.