Organizations working for equity can apply for grants from the One Minneapolis Fund

The City of Minneapolis Neighborhood and Community Relations Department is seeking applications for grant funding from the One Minneapolis Fund. The program was created to promote socio-economic equity in Minneapolis by supporting diverse leadership development and community engagement in the city. In the first year of the program, grants were provided for projects that train members of the Latino and Lao communities in Minneapolis to participate in neighborhood organizations and on City advisory boards and commissions.

A total of $80,000 is available from the One Minneapolis Fund in 2014. Community organizations may apply for up to $15,000 in funding for projects. To be eligible for funding from the program, an organization must be a non-governmental, non-profit organization serving residents of Minneapolis. In addition, the organization may not be a recipient of funding from the City’s Community Participation program.

Proposals are due by 4 p.m. on April 7, 2014. Staff will answer questions at a pre-proposal conference on March 13, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Crown Roller Mill Building, Second Floor, 105 5th Ave. S.

The request for proposals for the project is available on the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department website.

Folks who have questions can get a hold of Howard Blin at



Published Mar 3, 2014