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Dementia Grant Application

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: Anticipated to last for 12 months (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)
  • Maximum request: $150,000
  • Match Requirement: 25 percent match is required for request above $50,000
  • Total completed applications submitted: 33

SFY 2023 Dementia Grant RFP

To apply, visit our grant portal.

Key Dates:

  • January 24, 2022: Responders Conference presentation (PDF)
  • February 11, 2022: Question period closed
  • February 14, 2022: Final Dementia Grant FAQs (PDF)
  • March 25, 2022: Applications due by 4:00 p.m. CT
  • April 4, 2022: Phase I denial notices sent to responders
  • April 2022: Review and scoring applications
  • May and June 2022: Negotiate contracts
  • July 1, 2022: FY2023 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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