Minnesota DEED Youthbuild Grant Program

The Department of Employment and Economic Development, through its Office of Youth Development, is seeking proposals from qualified responders to start new Minnesota Youthbuild programs within the state. A total of $250,000 is available and applicants may apply for up to $125,000. Grants would be expected to begin as early as July 1, 2021.

Request for Proposals


An informational webinar will be held and announced here when more information is available.


Proposals must be received via email by no later than 11:59 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 17, 2021. Proposals must be submitted to John.R.Olson@state.mn.us in a single PDF document. Late proposals will not be considered. DEED is not responsible for any issues related to technology.

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