Neighborhood & Community Relations

Crown Roller Mill, Suite 425
105 Fifth Avenue South 
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Neighborhood Resources

Forms and Policies:

Community Participation Program Guidelines - (2017-2019)

Payment Request Form (xls)

Policy for Expenditure of NRP Funds (approved 11/20/15)

Preparation and Processing of Neighborhood Priority Plans and Changing Approved Neighborhood Action Plans Policy (also known as the "Plan Modification Policy") as revised 7/19/13

Guides and Frequently Asked Questions:

ADA Resources for Neighborhood Organizations -  Review a check list to help ensure that people with disabilities have fair and equal access to information, meetings, and services.

ADA Tips for Public Meetings - Consider these items well in advance when planning for community meetings. 

Encouraging Committee Participation - Good community and committee participation enhances the legitimacy and autonomy of neighborhood organizations to the City, to residents, to funders, and to other stakeholders in the community.

Festivals and Community Building Events - Intended for neighborhood organizations, this guide helps to identify when expenses are (and aren't) eligible for reimbursement through CPP and NRP contracts.

Fundraising in the Neighborhood - Fundraising is about developing capital for your organization's work. Learn about general principles of fundraising, barriers that keep groups from fundraising, making a fundraising plan, and different examples of neighborhood fundraising.  

Guide for Neighborhood Bylaws (2014)

Neighborhood Organizations and Elections - Frequently Asked Questions about providing a forum for a candidate to speak, neighborhood organization work on ballot initiatives, and participation in voter registration and get out the vote activities.


The City of Minneapolis invites and encourages participation by every resident to each program, service and event within our city. Should you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or should you require this document in a different format, please let us know by contacting 612-673-3737.



Last updated Jun 28, 2017



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