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Microgrant helps local author publish book of poetry

Author John Fransen is passionate about writing poetry and dreamed of publishing his work. He applied for funds from the

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Ask an Advocate: Can The Arc help with housing?

Q: I am an adult with a disability and have a CADI waiver. I am searching for housing and I

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Stories |
How a microgrant helped one woman save for a home and college

Margaret Ann needed help with transportation so she could keep her job while she completed a training program and looked

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Ask An Advocate: Self-Advocacy Groups at The Arc Minnesota

Q: I keep hearing about the Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee (SAAC), but I’m not sure what that committee is. Can you

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Ask an Advocate: Calling your county

Q: I have a question about an application I submitted to the county, and I can’t get ahold of anyone

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Stories |
How $500 Changed Ben’s Life

The Minnesota Microgrant Partnership offers grants to people with disabilities, asking them “How could $500 change your life?” In the

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Stories |
Share your story of true belonging for the Arc Gala

What does it mean to truly belong? Here at The Arc Minnesota, we envision an equitable society where people with

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Ask an Advocate: Account Validation Service (AVS)

Q: I received a letter from the county asking me to return a document in order to stay on Medical

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Stories |
How a filmmaker met her goals with the help of the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership

Ayesha is a filmmaker from the Twin Cities. She recently premiered her short film “Little Men” at the Riverview Theater!

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News |
ACT’s Olmstead Academy

Are you looking to gain experience in community organizing and leadership while supporting the St. Cloud disability community? Advocating Change

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Ask An Advocate: MNsure Open Enrollment

Q: I keep hearing about MNsure’s Open Enrollment period for health insurance this fall, and I am not sure if

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Ask an Advocate: Microgrants in Southwest Minnesota

Q: I live in Southwestern Minnesota and heard about something called the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership. Can you tell me more

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