$25,000 to create a uniform system for identifying housing and environmental risks as part of the preschool screening process.
$25,000 to engage White Earth and Leech Lake Native American communities and the broader Bemidji community in early childhood development and stable housing issues.
$25,000 to assess health and child care for children birth to age four and the environmental quality of supportive housing developments in the seven-county Metro area.
$25,000 to improve school readiness for 500 young children in a targeted area of North Minneapolis through the "Five Hundred Under Five" project.
$25,000 to develop a plan for affordable, healthy housing, designed with green building techniques in Southeast Minnesota for families with young children in Head Start Programs.
$30,000 to integrate childhood environmental health information into patient care and parent education to promote healthy child development.
$25,000 to develop a plan to improve access to early childhood development programs for American Indian children in the Little Earth Housing Community in South Minneapolis.
$20,000 to retrofit Head Start buses to reduce exposure to diesel emissions in Washington and Anoka counties.
$150,000 to demonstrate how green building principles and tenant education will improve health for residents of a renovated apartment complex in Worthington, Minnesota.
$25,000 to document pollution threats to the health of indigenous people who depend on fish as their primary source of food.
$25,000 to create a countywide plan for early childhood development, affordable housing and improved environments for young children in low-income families.
$25,000 to improve home environments for children residing or being cared for in St. Paul’s Payne-Phalen neighborhood.
$25,000 to develop five safe and healthy outdoor play areas near affordable housing developments in North Minneapolis.
$25,000 to develop a collaborative plan to stabilize families in poverty and ensure sustainable improvements to their home environments and overall health.
$25,000 to reduce exposure to household pesticides for children and pregnant women in Minnesota’s Red River Valley.