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Making Minnesota the Best State to Live in at Any Age 

Multisector Blueprint

for an Age-Friendly Minnesota

The Age-Friendly Minnesota Council is currently developing a Multisector Blueprint for Aging, which is a 10-year plan for the future to make sure all Minnesotans are included, valued, and given equitable opportunities to thrive. 

Please take the time to review the draft framework for the Multisector Blueprint for Aging

Learn more about the Multisector Blueprint for Aging by watching this 14 minute video and/or visit the Blueprint page on 

After you've reviewed the draft framework for the Multisector Blueprint for Aging, we would like to hear your thoughts, ideas, and feedback on the design, domains, strategies, issues within your communities that needs to be addressed, and partners to lead the efforts.


At a Glance: Age-Friendly Minnesota Grants Update

AFMN is currently reviewing proposals for the second round of Technical Assistance Provider grant. The new grant period will run from July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2026. 

Here is the recording of the Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) Grant Applicant Conference

TAP grants include six funding areas. Applicants can apply for funding for one or more areas by total grant fund requested - no more than $100,000. The six funding areas are:

  • Age-Friendly community support
  • Tribal Engagement in Age-Friendly Minnesota
  • Cultural community empowerment
  • Multi-sector blueprint for Age-Friendly Minnesota
  • Advance the reach of engagement in Age-Friendly Minnesota
  • Program and/or administrative support for Age-Friendly Minnesota Council

Key Dates

  • Written questions from grant applicants were due by Monday, April 15, 2024
  • Grant applicant conference was held on Friday, April 12, 2024
  • Application deadline was Monday, April 22, 2024

Community Grants

AFMN is also preparing for the second round of Community Grants. 

The expected timeline for Community Grants:

  • REF release date: Late Summer 2024
  • RFP due: Early Fall 2024
  • Grantees notified of awards: Winter 2024
  • Award decisions publicly announced: Winter 2024
  • Anticipated grant cycle: January 1, 2025 - March 31, 2026 (15-month grant cycle)

Please note, dates are subject to change. Grant cycle timeline subject to final contract execution.





Thank you for making the first
Age-Friendly Minnesota
2023 Trends + Innovations Conference
and Regional Exchange
a success!

Click here to watch recordings of all the live sessions!

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