2006 MINI Grant Awards
ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVING GRANTS
Alzheimer’s Association, Billings - Cost sharing assistance for Safe Return Program for Alzheimer’s families $1000
Geyser/Raynesford Senior Center - Develop park and community garden adjacent to senior center $1000
Area IV Agency on Aging - Durable medical supplies for foot clinic $1000
Yellowstone County Council on Aging, Billings - Purchase gas cards for volunteer drivers so they can take seniors who can not drive to get to medical appointments, visit loved ones in nursing homes, etc.
Immanuel Lutheran, Kalispell - Promotional materials for the county Care Team Ministries program, a volunteer program to assist caregivers.
Meagher County Community Loan Closet - Construct a shed to house a free loan closet for medical equipment.
Whitefish Senior Center - Needs survey of seniors and baby boomers to identify interests and needs as well as how seniors can serve the community
RSVP, Great Falls - Purchased pedometers for walkers and promote the program
Stillwater Senior Center, Absarokee - Conduct survey of building in anticipation of being able to construct a new back entry way.
Eagle Mount, Bozeman - Expand hours of Young At Heart exercise program
Crestwood Inn, Sidney - Develop an Awareness Campaign to educate Richland County residents on critical senior issues.
Nashua Senior Center - Build new entry way to senior center
Alzheimer’s Association, Billings - Matching funds for respite for Alzheimer’s caregivers
Alzheimer’s Association, Billings - Develop new support groups in 3 counties