Dancing Sky Funding Opportunity now open

Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging would like to announce the availability of 2023 funding for services within our 21 county service area of NW and West Central MN for the time period of January 1st – December 31st, 2023. 

This funding opportunity utilizes federal funds through the Older American’s Act Title III program to strengthen, expand, and create services and supports for older adults, age 60 and older, to allow them to remain healthy and independent in their own homes for as long as safely possible.  

Below are some of the focus areas that this funding opportunity can support:  

  • Supportive Services such as Homemaker Services, Chore Services, Assisted Transportation, Telephone Reassurance, and Friendly Visiting.  Our region has large gap areas in need of these services and so please consider adding one or more of these to your service menu.

  • Caregiver Supportive Services such as Caregiver Consultation, Respite, Caregiver Education, and Caregiver Support Groups.

  • Evidence Based Healthy Aging Classes such as A Matter of Balance, Tai ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance, SAIL , Bingocize, Living Well Programs, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), PEARLS, and Healthy IDEAS.

Deadline to submit questions is Tuesday, July 19th at Noon.  Deadline to submit an application is Friday, July 29th at 11:59pm.

The RFP and application can be found on our new online grant website: https://dancingskyaaa.us-1.smartsimple.com/s_Login.jsp