Grant Funding for No-Cost Employee Engagement Survey and Training

Grant funding is available for skilled nursing facilities to implement an employee engagement survey and improvement program through Align’s Employee Engagement Solution.

The grant is funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) through the Nursing Facility Rates and Policy (NFRP) Division and the State Civil Monetary Penalties (CMP) Initiative. The funds will allow free access to tools and support offered by Align. The first round of grant applications is due Aug. 30; however, new application windows will open on a rolling basis after this first round.

About Align’s Employee Engagement Tools
Align’s Employee Engagement Solution makes it easier than ever to engage, train and retain your talent. Nursing facility leaders will be provided with a scientifically designed survey tool that captures relevant and actionable employee feedback to measure levels of engagement. They will also have resources developed for the senior care workforce to help them make meaningful improvements to better engage employees.

Grant Funding Detail
Qualified Minnesota nursing facilities interested in participating in this grant opportunity are asked to read the request for proposals and submit a completed CMP Project Application Form via email to DHS at

Please get in touch with the staff liaison via email for technical assistance with your application or other questions regarding this funding opportunity or the MN CMP Program.

Other questions can be directed to Jenna Kellerman at

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