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Regional and Local Dementia Grants

Holding HandsThe Minnesota Board on Aging administers a competitive grant program focusing on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their impact on family, friends and caregivers. Grants should:

  • Increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Increase the rate of cognitive testing
  • Promote the benefits of early identification and/or
  • Connect family, friends and neighbors who are caregiving with education, support and resources

Grants should stimulate collaboration and coordination, and strengthen community relationships and partnerships that promote the benefit of physician consultation for all people suspected of having a memory or cognitive concern.

Program Information:

  • Grant term: 12 months (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024)
  • Maximum request: $150,000
  • Match Requirement: 25 percent match is required for request above $50,000
  • Total completed applications submitted: 30

SFY 2024 RFP Regional and Local Dementia Grants (PDF)

To apply, visit our grant portal.

Applicants may email questions to Jane Cunningham ( A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document will be posted here weekly with responses to submitted questions. 
FAQ Document, March 17, 2023 (PDF)

Key Dates:

  • March 1, 2023: Dementia Grant Responders' Conference (via WebEx) 1-2:45 pm Central Time 
    Responders’ Conference PowerPoint (PDF) 
  • May 12, 2023:  Applications due by 4:00 p.m. Central Time 
  • May 16, 2023: Phase I denial notices sent to responders
  • May & June 2023: Review and scoring applications
  • June 2023: Negotiate contracts
  • July 1, 2023: SFY 2024 grantee anticipated start date

Grant Contact: Jane Cunningham – 

Proposal Development Assistance: Technical assistance is available from:
Application Documents:
Required Statements:
Dementia Grants Awarded:
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