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,
  • 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.
Request for Proposal (PDF)  - (2019 MBA Dementia Grant RFP FINAL) -CLOSED

Proposal Content Documents: 

Optional Template:

How to apply: Via Email

Key dates: 

  • Responders’ Conference: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm CT (Play recording (46 min 51 sec))

  • Questions Due: Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm CT
  • Proposals Due: Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm CT
  • Anticipated Grant Period: August 1, 2018 thru July 31, 2019


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
  • MBA Cultural Consultants may provide assistance with implementing projects that propose to target cultural or ethnically diverse populations.

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