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DHS seeking to provide Capacity Grants for Rural and Underserved Communities

On May 19, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

Through its Grants, Equity, Access, and Research Division, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) providers or organizations interested in becoming HCBS providers to support older adults and people with disabilities. This grant aims to increase the number and ability of HCBS service providers in rural and underserved communities. Information is due by June 13.

CMP Funds Available to Nursing Homes for Air Filters, Visitation Aids

On February 17, 2022 by Jonathan Lips

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued expanded guidance for the COVID-19 In-Person Visitation Aid Grants available to nursing homes.

Live Well at Home Grants Available Through DHS

On January 27, 2022 by Lori Meyer

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking proposals for the Live Well at Home grant program. The purpose of this initiative is to develop and provide services for older Minnesotans to live and age in the community of their choice by improving the capacity to develop, strengthen, integrate, and maintain culturally competent home- and community-based services for individuals aged 65 and older at risk of long-term nursing home use or spending down into Medical Assistance. Proposals may also include strengthening services for the caregiver support network.

Jan. 30 Ends CMP Grant Application to Retain Staff

On January 13, 2022 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. The final grant window closes on Jan. 30. Download a webinar to learn more about the application process here.

CMP Grant Application to Retain Staff Ends Jan. 30

On December 23, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. The final grant window closes on Jan. 30. Previous messages indicated that subsequent grant cycles would open over the next two years; however, this will be the last opportunity.

Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program - Webinar for Applicants

On December 16, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness program cycle is accepting applications through Jan. 17, 2022. The Loan Forgiveness program is available for various health care professionals serving in high-need areas, including nurses in nursing homes, assisted living, and home care settings. You can find general program information for long-term care on the MDH website.

DHS Puts Out Guidance on Care Center Staff Bonuses

On December 16, 2021 by Jeff Bostic

$50 million in American Rescue Plan funding will be sent to care centers soon to provide retention and recruitment bonuses for employees. Although the initial announcement indicated the money would arrive in December, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) plans to send the funding out on the Jan. 4 remittance advice due to red tape within the agency. Each care center will receive $10.97 times their number of Medicaid resident days on the 2020 cost report.

Free Grantwriting 101 Webinar

On December 2, 2021 by Terri Foley

LeadingAge MN Foundation and Trellis are offering a free introductory course on writing a successful grant proposal. Choose from two different dates below. Both will be held via Zoom:

Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program Informational Application Webinar

On November 11, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness program cycle is accepting applications through Jan. 17, 2022. The Loan Forgiveness program is available for various health care professionals serving in high-need areas, including nurses in nursing homes, assisted living, and home care settings. Please join the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) team for a webinar to learn more about this program on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 9-10 a.m. Register here.

Ending Soon: Nov. 23 Deadline for CMP Grant Application to Retain Staff

On November 11, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. The current grant window closes on Nov. 23. Previous messages indicated that subsequent grant cycles would open over the next two years; however, applications cycles will be limited and will likely end in early 2022. If you plan to apply in future application cycles, please plan accordingly. 

Webinar for Applicants: Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program

On November 4, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness program cycle opens Nov. 1 and is accepting applications through Jan. 17, 2022. The Loan Forgiveness program is available for various health care professionals serving in high-need areas, including nurses in nursing homes, assisted living, and home care settings. Please join the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) team for a webinar to learn more about this program on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 9-10 a.m. Register here.

Last Chance: CMP Grant Funds Webinar on Nov. 5

On November 4, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

Last Chance to Register: CMP Grant Funds Webinar on Oct. 29

On October 28, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

Loan Forgiveness for Nurses: Applications Open

On October 28, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness program cycle opens Nov. 1 and is accepting applications through Jan. 17, 2022. The Loan Forgiveness program is available for various health care professionals serving in high-need areas, including nurses in nursing homes, assisted living, and home care settings.

Register Today! CMP Grant Funds Webinar on Oct. 29

On October 21, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

Webinar Registration Now Open for CMP Grant Funds

On October 14, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

Webinar Registration Open for CMP Grant Funds

On October 7, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

Live Webinar for Employee Engagement CMP Grant Funds

On September 30, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

Second Round CMP Grant Now Open: Employee Engagement with Align

On September 23, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Care centers have access to an engagement, retention, and leadership building platform for free through a grant for Align’s Employee Engagement Solution. A new grant window opened on Sept. 22 and closes on Nov. 23. Subsequent cycles will open over the next two years.

CMP Dementia Training Grants Still Available

On July 28, 2021 by Lori Meyer

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) grant to cover the costs of the award-winning HealthCare Interactive (HCI)-CARES online dementia behavior training for your staff.

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