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Not a Number Facilitator Scholarship

Individual Application

Complete the application below if interested in applying for Minnesota Department of Human Services support to become a certified facilitator of Not a Number − prevention groups for youth. See for information about the curriculum. Scholarships pay the full cost for individual staff recipient's attendance at a regional Facilitator Certification Training in summer 2022, and ongoing support, access to materials, and technical assistance from Love 146, Inc., during the first year of running Not a Number groups. After one year, if a certified facilitator has convened at least two groups and the residential program wants to continue offering groups, it works directly with Love 146 to recertify staff members. The annual recertification fee is $200.

Who should complete this application?

The application may only be completed by the individual staff member who would like to receive a scholarship to attend a regional Facilitator Certification Training. Prior to submitting this individual application, the individual’s program must receive notice of approval from the Not a Number Implementation Team. 

The application and review process is facilitated by the multi-disciplinary Not a Number Implementation Team, with membership across Minnesota. Do not include private, client-specific information when providing examples in response to questions. 

After submitting this application, send additional materials requested to The application will be due in March 2022 according to the instructions in the email you received. 

Programs will be contacted if members of the Not a Number Implementation need additional information. Applicants will be notified of selection and the individual staff application sent for completion. The department will award no more than  37scholarships for training individual staff from selected facilities. Awards are based on priority criteria developed by the Not a Number Implementation Team. All facility staff awarded scholarships are required to complete the department’s commissioner-approved human trafficking training for residential program staff and leadership, prior to staff attending the regional Facilitator Certification Training. 

Do you need help in completing this application? A member of the implementation team will answer questions or verbally walk you through completing the application. 

Please contact for assistance or if you have any questions. 

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