Granite House

Granite House

Granite House

​​Summer 2014

  • Incorporate as a Minnesota Non-Profit Corporation
  • Research: licensing, regulations, zoning
  • Contact referral and funding sources

Fall 2014

  • Assemble Board of Directors
  • Define Mission Statement, Purpose, Goals
  • Acquire land for building
  • Research potential Capital Campaign

Winter 2014

  • Begin clearing land, prepare building site
  • File Federal Tax-Exempt Form 501(c)(3)
  • Start website
  • Initiate Capital Campaign: grants


Winter 2015

  • Compile building needs and spaces
  • Create project management plan
  • Meet with architect
  • Submit first grant requests


​Spring 2015​​

  • Launch our brochure mailing campaign
  • Capital Campaign: local businesses and individuals
  • Plan marketing with Facebook, video, and contacts


Summer- Fall 2015

  • Prepare building site
  • Marketing: Video, mailings, articles
  • Review funding, revise calendar
  • Continue Capitol Campaign





CALENDAR

​​A family-focused long-term care residence

Granite House

Spring-Summer 2016

  • Fundraising events for Capital Campaign 
  • Prepare building sketches, work on plans
  • Continue with property improvements

Winter 2016

  • ​Finalize plans, get bids for work
  • Finalize Capital Campaign


Spring  2017

  • Break ground on Granite House residence
  • Revisit referral sources
  • Prepare policy and procedures for staff


Summer  2017

  • Continue construction on residence
  • Plan the  gardens
  • Prepare materials for residents and families


Fall 2017

  • Continue interior work on residence
  • Begin staff interviews and training 
  • Begin work on gardens
  • Fall Community Match for operating expenses


Winter-Spring 2018 

  • Finalize License application
  • Final inspections
  • Intake assessments for residents
  • Grand Opening


Summer-Fall 2018

  • Install Sensory Garden with volunteers and
     the WA County Master Gardeners
  • Begin Respite Care program