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DHS is seeking proposals from qualified responders to conduct a statewide public campaign to increase awareness of problem gambling and engagement.

Information due: Sept. 6, 2019

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DHS is seeking proposals from qualified responders to conduct a statewide public campaign to increase awareness of problem gambling and engagement.

DHS is seeking proposals from qualified responders to conduct a statewide public campaign to increase awareness of problem gambling and to provide culturally-specific community based outreach and engagement.

DHS recognizes that a continuum of services is needed for problem gambling, as with other diseases of addiction, such as substance use disorder. A comprehensive continuum requires education, prevention, treatment and recovery supports services to minimize the harmful effects of problem gambling. 

Education and prevention initiatives include both individual, community and population-based education strategies which minimize risk of the harmful effects of problem gambling. Early intervention and treatment efforts involve both early identification of an individual’s risk as well as treatment to minimize the harmful effects of problem gambling.

DHS, Behavior Health Division seeks to fund both a statewide public campaigns to increase awareness of problem gambling and community-based awareness campaigns designed to reach diverse communities. 

Eligible Applicants:

Category 1:  Statewide Problem Gambling Education and Awareness Outreach Campaign: 

One grant award will be made to a statewide applicant (applicant that serves the entire state of Minnesota). Statewide applicants may apply for up to $350,000 per year for up to two years, with an option for one three year extension. 

Category 2: Culturally Specific Community Outreach and Engagement Initiatives:

There will be up to three grant recipients for community level and culturally appropriate outreach and engagement projects focused on increasing community awareness of problem gambling and conduct community’s campaign.  Eligible applicants may include community nonprofit organizations and may apply for up to $100,000 per year for up to two years, with an option for one three year extension.

Responders Conference:

  • Date: August 22, 2019
  • Time: 5:00-6:30 pm
  • Location: Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404

/dhs/assets/2019-rfp-038-7-11-9-6-PGAwarenessCampaigns-6-3_tcm1053-386634.docxRFP to conduct a statewide public campaign to increase awareness of problem gambling and engagement. (DOC)

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