What’s Happening at MOFAS

Community Grant Pre-Proposal Meeting

MOFAS is offering Preproposal Meetings for those who want to learn more about the grant opportunities. Participants will have the chance to ask questions.

Notice of Funding Opportunity – RFP Coming Soon

The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) intends to release multiple Request for Proposals (RFP) in the following priority areas

Minnesota Disability Law Center Webinars and Legal Services

The webinars and free legal services to young adults and children with FASD are made possible by a grant from MOFAS.

Performance and Prevention

To address the dangers of drinking while pregnant, Paige Robson tabled at the event to spread information on MOFAS prevention and support services.

Grants Given to Raise Awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A community baby shower that combines education with nonalcoholic “mocktails” is one way MOFAS hopes to discourage women from drinking during pregnancy.

FASD Prevention Grants Announced

In 2016, MOFAS is awarding grant funding to 17 organizations across Minnesota to host community events on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) prevention.

Announcing New Grant Opportunities

Each year MOFAS awards $500,000+ in grants to organizations in Minnesota to address FASD prevention, intervention, and support at the community level.

Indian Health Board Presents the #FASDtoolkit

The Indian Health Board hosted a kick-off event for their #FASDtoolkit project, funded by a MOFAS grant and created by and for the American Indian community.

Lifetrack Resources

The children learn new skills including social problem solving, while the caregivers learn how to actively participate in their child’s social development.

2015 Public Awareness Grantees Announced

With the work, collaboration, and efforts from our grantees we hope to reach over 50,000 people and create more awareness about drinking during pregnancy.

Job Placement Success- Rise

Special grant enables Rise employment staff to address specific needs of people who have a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Written by: Rise Reporter Balancing the demands of two part-­time jobs while finishing up your last year in high school can be a real challenge. But Caitlyn B. finds that when you enjoy both working and […]

Grantee Toolkit

Hello Grantees, Congratulations on receiving a MOFAS FASD Prevention Grant. We are happy to have returning and new additions to our 049 advocates. Here you will find all the documents you may need to help fulfill your events. If you have any questions please contact Alexa McIndoe, alexa@mofas.org or 651-917-2370. Welcome Congratulations on your grant award! Welcome to […]

American Indian Family Center

The American Indian Family Center (AIFC) applied created a Quilt Series, to bring community members together to learn about FASD.

Community Involvement Programs (CIP)

Meet Paul. Like many young adults, he has a passion for music and working with youth. He also has an FASD, making employment challenging.

RISE

Rise, Inc. currently has seven clients enrolled in their employment program that focuses on increasing access to employment for those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Six of the seven individuals have found employment so far. One client has even been successful securing multiple jobs at one time. Another client lost his job, but has been focused […]

Division of Indian Work- Minneapolis

The Division of Indian Work (DIW) grant is to provide education on FASD through their Women of Traditional Birthing program.

Red Lake School District- Red Lake

The grant to Red Lake School District is to to conduct FASD prevention activities aimed at teenagers.

Indian Health Board- Minneapolis

The grant will be used to create a health media campaign about FASD information and resources from health institutions and providers to the community.

American Indian Family Center (AIFC)- St Paul

The grant will enhance their programs for women who are currently striving for a substance-free life or have already achieved and maintained sobriety.

White Earth Tribal Council- White Earth

Over the years there has been a large increase in FASD screening and diagnosis at White Earth without a corresponding increase in supportive services.

Training & Webinars

MOFAS is the statewide source for comprehensive, customized trainings on FASD for professionals.

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Family Support

We provide guidance and support for families living with an FASD.

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Calendar

We host events, classes, support groups and more across Minnesota. There's something for everyone.

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