Formerly known as MOFAS: Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Exciting News
from MOFAS

If you're looking for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) you have come to the right place. We have some exciting news about our organization. We have a new name! MOFAS has officially been renamed Proof Alliance. Our mission remains the same: to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and to improve the quality of life for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Why PR%F

We now have the proof that prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading cause of brain injury in children. We have the proof that FASD is 100% preventable and people living with an FASD can reach 100% of their potential.

Why Alliance?

We seek to build powerful alliances with people with an FASD, their families, legislators, experts in the field, new partners, and community members to bring awareness, research, and services to this field.

What's Next?

Proof Alliance is rebranding, expanding, and we're moving! We have a new logo, website, and prevention campaign to help change the norms around drinking during pregnancy. And in May 2019 we will be moving to a stand-alone building. Proof Alliance commits to the people of Minnesota and we will continue to develop transformative programs to help Minnesotans impacted by FASD.

Recovery Supports Grant

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.

Important Dates

  • Pre-Proposal Webinar: March 19, 2020, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Grant Application Due: May 7, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. CST (deadline extended; originally April 9)

The grant period will begin as soon as the grant review and selection process is completed and will end on June 30, 2021. There is the possibility of a 2-year extension that would continue funding for programming until June 30, 2023.

Application Process

Step 1:  Review Request for Proposal

Review the Request for Proposal (PDF) to determine if this grant-funded project is appropriate for your organization.

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:  Participate in Pre-Proposal Webinar

You are encouraged, but not required, to participate in a pre-proposal webinar. The webinar will be hosted on Thursday, March 19, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. You can view a recording of the webinar by clicking the link below.

Watch the recording of the webinar by clicking here.

Step 5:  Submit a full grant application

The deadline for this RFP has been extended. Applications are now due on Thursday, May 7, by 4:00 p.m. Grant proposals must be submitted by May 7, 2020 to ensure consideration.

There are two accepted methods of submission, electronic or hard copy. To submit electronically, email the proposal to sarah.brown@proofalliance.org. Make sure to include all items listed in the proposal checklist. If some documents are very large, the grant proposal can be sent using multiple emails and/or compressed zip files.

To submit a hard copy, mail one copy of the proposal to the Proof Alliance office at the address listed below.

Proof Alliance Attn: Sarah Brown

1876 Minnehaha Ave. W.

St. Paul, MN 55104

Downloads Required for Application

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)

Any questions regarding the application process can be sent to Sarah Brown at sarah.brown@proofalliance.org or by calling the Proof Alliance office at 651-917-2370.

Step 6:  Review of grant applications

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

Step 7:  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.


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