Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) - Aging and Adult Services Division
05/15/20 4:00 PM CT
Grants to Minnesota businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes to benefit residents who are elderly. The purpose of this program is to strengthen the community's capacity to provide long term support and services for senior citizens above the age of 65. Grants are intended to stimulate innovation by providing one-time, start-up funds to test new approaches in housing and home and community-based services development, and to develop and support core home and community-based service providers.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services, through its Aging and Adult Services Division (State), is seeking proposals from qualified responders to develop and/or provide services for older Minnesotans to live and age in the community of their choice, by improving their community’s capacity to develop, strengthen, integrate, and maintain culturally competent home and community-based services for individuals age 65 and older, at-risk of long-term nursing home use, and/or spending down into Medical Assistance. Proposals may include strengthening services for supporting solo agers, family, friends, and neighbors caregiving.
The three general categories of services and/or projects desired by the State include:
Grants are informed by the 2015-2016 Gaps Analysis found at http://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/continuing-care/data-measures/gapsanalysis/index.jsp and the 2017 Status of Long-term Services and Supports legislative report in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 188282
The maximum initial award per year is $350,000.
1) Category 1: Capital and Renovation grants - $350,000 or less per year
2) Category 2: Long-Term Services and Supports Development grants - $350,000 or less per year
3) Category 3: Core Home and Community-Based Services - $30,000-$50,000 per year
The term of any resulting contract is anticipated to range from 12 to 24 months, from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2022, with the option to potentially extend beyond that date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Application portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=mndepthumanservices
Email questions to: email@example.com
Courtney Whited, Grant Specialist Senior
Aaron Cotter, Grant Specialist Senior
Department of Human Services
Aging and Adult Services Division
PO Box 64976
St. Paul MN 55164-0976
Proposal development assistance:
- Technical assistance is available from your local Area Agency on Aging's ElderCare Development Partnership year round. See https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/contact-us/aging/eldercare-contacts/index.jsp.
- DHS has program staff that can provide general information about existing programs and funding streams. See https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/contact-us/aging/policy-staff/index.jsp.
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