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Supporting Older Adults in Extraordinary Times

On July 15, 2020 by Bobbie Guidry

The Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for services to address the impact of COVID-19 and the civil unrest in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and surrounding communities. Services must meet specifications of one of the following titles of the Older Americans Act: 

Apply for 5310 Vehicle Grants through MnDOT

On June 10, 2020 by Terri Foley

The 5310-program vehicle grant application process is open for fiscal year 2022 and 2023. Grant awards fund 80% of vehicle purchase cost with the 20% match required from non-Department of Transportation (MnDOT) sources. The program only includes lift-equipped buses.  

Nursing Homes: COVID-19 Communicative Technology Grants

On May 5, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that, with State approval, Medicaid-certified nursing facilities are eligible to receive up to $3,000 to purchase communication technology that will enable residents to conduct virtual visits with family and friends and to participate in telehealth visits.  

Live Well at Home Grant Application Deadline Extended

On April 14, 2020 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has extended the deadline to apply for a Live Well at Home Grant to Friday May 15. 

LeadingAge MN Members Receive Live Well at Home Grants

On November 12, 2019 by Lori Meyer

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has announced the newest grant recipients for the Live Well at Home Program. In total, 45 organizations received funding to help older adults maintain their health, independence and community involvement. Among them are five LeadingAge Minnesota members:  

DHS Announces Grant Opportunities for Care Centers

On May 22, 2019 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced two small grant programs for Medicaid-certified nursing homes with applications due by July 1. 

DHS Awards $8.6 Million in Live Well at Home Grants

On April 2, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) announced it has awarded $8.6 million in Live Well at Home grants to help older Minnesotans remain in their homes rather than move to nursing homes or other more expensive settings. Several of the award recipients are LeadingAge Minnesota members. 

Notice of Safety Grants for Employers

On October 24, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) Workplace Safety Consultation Unit has announced continuation of its safety hazard abatement matching grant program. Employers covered by workers’ compensation insurance, and those approved as self-insured employers, are eligible to apply for safety/health matching grants up to $10,000 to abate safety hazards in their workplace.  

DHS Awards Grants to Support People with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers

On September 4, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Elder Circle in Grand Rapids and Volunteers of America recently received grants from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to support people with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them. 

Live Well at Home Grant Proposals Due June 29

On June 4, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Applications for the next round of Live Well at Home Grants are due June 29. These grants help communities meet the challenges of our fast-growing aging population and pressures on Minnesota's aging services and support system. 

DHS Awards Live Well at Home Grants

On April 25, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently awarded more than $7.5 million in Live Well at Home grants to programs that help older Minnesotans remain in their homes and communities. Of the 53 grants awarded, seven were for projects led by LeadingAge Minnesota members: 

Board on Aging Announces RFP for Dementia Grants

On April 10, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Board on Aging has released its competitive dementia grants request for proposal (RFP) seeking qualified grantees to provide services, education, and/or resources for persons with dementia and their caregivers. The deadline is May 11. 

Workforce Solutions Grantees See Major Impacts in First Year

On March 27, 2018 by Terri Foley

After one year, LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation workforce grants are generating results in many rural communities, and you can learn more about these incredible programs at our April 19 Workforce Solutions Conference. Here’s a preview:  

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