Apply for a MOFAS Community Grant
Community Grant Application
The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) is committed to supporting activities to ensure families impacted by a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are identified, valued, and supported. MOFAS has set priority funding areas. Funding will be directed towards transformative projects in the priority areas that demonstrate how a system will be changed as a result of the grant. We seek grant proposals that put forth innovative ideas and serve as catalysts for systems change. We provide funding for community-based programs that address the multi-sector challenges associated with FASD.
|Grant Application Due||Tuesday, September 12, 2017|
|Announce Grant Recipients||November 2017|
|Grant Start Date||January 1, 2018|
|Grant Period||3 years*|
*With the potential for 2-year renewal, contingent upon available funding and performance.
Step 1: Review funding priority areas
Each funding priority area listed below has a Request for Proposal (RFP) with a description to define the purpose of that grant. Review this description to determine if your proposed project is in accordance with the intention of the funding priority.
Step 2: Review FAQs
Review these Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) about the application requirements to ensure that you meet eligibility criteria.
Step 3: Review the RFP
Review the questions on the RFP and the Grant Contract Terms (PDF) to see the information you will need to submit in the online application.
Step 4: Participate in pre-proposal meetings
You are encouraged, but not required to participate in a pre-proposal meeting. If you are unable to participate and have questions, please submit those questions in writing by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to Kendra Gludt, email@example.com.
Applicants have multiple options to participate in a pre-proposal meeting:
- In person on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. – noon at the St. Anthony Park Library. Register here: http://bit.ly/2hGjzzD
- Online Webinar on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/2ulizT9
- A recording of the webinar will be made available on this website as soon as it’s available.
Step 5: Follow Up Responses
Check back for responses to questions received from the pre-proposal meetings.
Step 6: Submit a full grant application
Apply online using the link specific to the funding priority you are applying for. Applications are due on Tuesday, September 12 by 5:00 p.m. If you cannot access the online grant application, please contact Kendra Gludt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-917-2370. We will also make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online grant application, please indicate what assistance you need.
Step 7: Review of grant applications
A review process will be conducted by MOFAS and will include site visits and a review committee comprised of parents/caregivers, professionals, and other stakeholders.
Step 8: Notification of recipients
Organizations that are approved to receive grant funding will be contacted by MOFAS staff. A grant agreement will be developed that details project dates, payment schedules, required grant reports, and other pertinent information. Organizations will be notified via letter if their project is not selected to receive funding.
Funding Priority Areas
Increasing Access to Employment for Individuals with an FASD
Making an Impact on FASD in American Indian Communities
FASD Education Law and Equity Program
Design for FASD
This site is provided to families and professionals as an informative site on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It is not intended to replace professional medical, psychological, behavioral, legal, nutritional or educational counsel. Reference to any specific agency does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MOFAS.