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
  • Promoting the benefits of screening for early identification of dementias
  • Increasing the rate of cognitive testing in the population at risk for dementias, and/or
  • Connecting family and friends who are caregiving with education, support and resources

Program Information: FY21 Dementia Grant Request for Proposal (RFP)

  • Application Due Date: Friday, April 17, 2020, 4:00pm
  • Grant term: Anticipated to last for 12 months (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)
  • Maximum request: $150,000
  • Frequently asked questions: Coming soon

How to Apply: Apply through our online portal

Key Dates:
  • February 3, 2020: Request for Proposal release date
  • March 4, 2020: Responders Conference, 10-11:30am CT
  • March 7, 2020: Questions due to staff by 4:00pm CT
  • March 31, 2020:FAQs posted
  • April 17, 2020: Applications due 4:00pm CT
  • June 2020: Review of applications and negotiate contracts
  • July 1, 2020: FY2021 grantee anticipated start date

Contact: Aaron Cotter, Grants Specialist Senior, Aaron.Cotter@state.mn.us

Proposal Development Assistance: Technical assistance is available from:

Proposal Resource Documents: