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Apply for Recovery Supports Grant

On behalf of the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), Proof Alliance is seeking proposals from applicants to provide comprehensive, community-based long-term recovery services to pregnant and parenting women with histories of alcohol use disorders and substance use disorders.

Application Process

Important Dates

Grant Application Due July 7, 2022 by 5:00 pm CST

The grant period will begin as soon as the grant review and selection process is completed and will end on June 30, 2023. There is the possibility of extending contracts for at minimum another year at that time.

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 FAQs

Review these Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) about the application requirements to ensure that you meet eligibility criteria.

Step 3: Review Grant Contract Terms

Review the Grant Contract Terms before submitting the grant application. In the application, applicants will signify their acceptance or attach exceptions to the contract terms.

Step 4: Submit a full grant application

Applications are due on Thursday, July 7 by 5:00 p.m. Please submit your application via e-mail to

Step 5: Review of grant applications

A review process will be conducted by Proof Alliance and will include site visits and a review committee.

Step 6: Notification of recipients

Organizations that are approved to receive grant funding will be contacted by Proof Alliance 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.

Additional Documents Required

  • Other sources of funding for the proposed project (if applicable).
  • Organization’s current year operating budget with most recent actual expenses compared (budget to actual)
  • Proof of tax-exempt status (if applicable)
  • Most recent year-end financial statements
  • Most recent tax return (example: Form 990)