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Apply for an FASD Prevention Grant from Proof Alliance

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention Grant Program, administered by Proof Alliance, is made possible through the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The overall goal of the FASD Prevention Grant Program is to help support pregnant and parenting persons in recovery from alcohol- and substance-use disorders in Minnesota.

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Application Process

Important Dates

Grant Application Due June 17, 2024, by 4:00 p.m. CST

Step 1: Review Request for Proposal

Review the Request for Proposal (PDF) to determine if this grant-funded project is appropriate for your organization. Word version can be found here.

Step 2: Review Application Narrative

Review the Application Narrative (PDF) about the application requirements to ensure that you meet eligibility criteria.

Step 3: Submit a complete grant application

Applications are due on June 17, 2024, by 4:00 p.m. CST. Please submit your application via e-mail to

You can find the application form here.

Step 5: Review of grant applications

Proof Alliance will conduct a review process and will include site visits and a review committee.

Step 6: Notification of recipients

The selection committee (comprised of staff from Proof Alliance and MDH and community partners and stakeholders) will evaluate applications and select 3-5 finalists based on the selection criteria.

Selection criteria include: 

  • Strength of the collaboration 
  • Program feasibility 
  • Program sustainability 
  • Lasting impact on FASD prevention 
  • Program design and evaluation 

Proof Alliance will email its decision by 4:00 p.m. CST on July 10, 2024. Finalists may be asked to provide additional information about their proposals, organizations or financials. We expect that the contract can be executed and the work can commence on August 1, 2024.  

Additional Documents Required

  • Cover letter signed by the Executive Director of lead organization
  • A letter of support from each partner in the regional collaborative
  • Copy of Lead Organizations’ Anti-Discrimination Policy
  • Project Budget
  • List of other funding sources for the program (if applicable)
  • Organization’s current year operating budget
  • Financials:
    • Most recent actual budget to actual
    • Most recent year-end financial statements
    • Most recent tax return (e.g., Form 990)
    • Proof of tax-exempt status (if applicable)