Apply for a Regional or Local Dementia Grant

Apply for a Regional or Local Dementia Grant

Purpose:  Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer’s disease by:

  • Increasing awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias,
  • Increasing the rate of cognitive testing in the population at risk for dementias,
  • Promoting the benefits of early diagnosis of dementias and/or,
  • Connecting caregivers of persons with dementia to education and resources.

  • Request for Proposal (PDF)  - CLOSED

Required Document for Proposals: 

How to apply: Via Email

Key dates: 

  • Responders’ Conference: Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm CST
  • Questions Due: Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm CST
  • Proposals Due: Friday, April 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm CST
  • Anticipated Selection of Successful Responders: Friday, May 26, 2017
  • FY 2018 grants begin: July 17, 2017

Nancy E. Lee
Minnesota Board on Aging
Phone: 651-431-4258

Resource Advisors

The following Resource Advisors are suggested for responders.  There is no cost for their services:

  • The Eldercare Development Partnership (EDP) can provide valuable information about service gaps, existing funding streams and current programs as well as suggestions concerning program concepts and Application strategies.  EDP is a state-funded program to provide TA to local providers to develop and implement service delivery models in line with the State’s long-term services and supports policy directions. EDPs have a specific responsibility to assist and advise interested parties with MBA Dementia Grants [1]
  • State Health and Improvement Program (SHIP) staff: Susan Michels, phone: 651-201-4564, email:
  • State Program Staff

Additional Documents - Please refer to the Request for Proposal for detailed information. MBA7015, MBA7016, MBA7017, MBA7018, MBA7019, MBA7020, MBA2021