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Competitive Grant Opportunities


The Department of Administration posts opportunities for competitive grants throughout each fiscal year. These competitive grants are awarded through an application process to applicants that most closely meet the selection criteria. The requests for proposals (RFP) are publicized here via the Department of Administration's website, as well as on the MN Grants website at and the MN Legacy website at

Veterans Memorial Grants

Request for Proposals: Veterans Memorial Grants

$72,750 in Fiscal Year 2022 and $72,750 in Fiscal Year 2023 are for a competitive grants program to provide grants to local units of government for veterans memorials to preserve the culture and heritage of Minnesota. The local unit of government must provide a nonstate cash match equal to the amount of the grant received under this paragraph. 

Fiscal Year 2022 applications are due no later than 4:30pm Central Time on Friday, December 17, 2021.

Community Grant Reviewer Opportunity   

The Office of Grants Management is seeking people to volunteer and participate in our grantmaking process by serving as community reviewers who will read and evaluate grant proposals. Veterans and people with experience in developing Veterans memorials are in a unique position to contribute to our grantmaking process and help to make decisions to distribute Legacy grants to local units of government for Veterans memorials to preserve the culture and heritage of Minnesota. 

Please click HERE for more information.

How can I apply?

The Office of Grants Management is using a short application form to learn more about your background, experience, and commitment to equitable outcomes for Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund grants.  Please complete and submit our interest form

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