No. Any person or organization – private, for profit or nonprofit, tribal nation, government agency, etc. – may apply, but the project must benefit members of the public in Minnesota who have disabilities.
We understand these priorities are connected, but responders should identify the focus that is most aligned with their project. Responders are welcome to submit more than one idea. Each service requires its own letter of intent and application.
We understand there are many different challenges and barriers to successful outcomes in housing, employment and direct care workforce solutions. Responders should connect their idea to how it would affect outcomes for the funding priorities for the grant.
No. Grants are intended to spark innovation by providing limited-term funds to develop and test new approaches to achieve outcomes in employment, housing and addressing direct care workforce capacity in Minnesota for people with disabilities.