2020 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account and Livable Communities Demonstration Account Transit Oriented Development Grants Pre-application

The City of Minneapolis is soliciting pre-applications for the following 2020 programs:

Pre applications should be submitted using the online pre-application no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The $750 application fee is due to the CPED offices by the application deadline. Late applications will not be accepted. We reserve the right to accept or reject all funding requests and rescind the request for proposals.

Staff will evaluate proposals through an established selection process, which includes factors around project readiness and conformance with City plans as well as program requirements. A recommendation will be made to the Minneapolis City Council on up to three applications for each program to submit to the Metropolitan Council (only three applications per program may be submitted per city).

Contact Jamie Radel at (612) 673-5263 with any questions regarding the LCDA and LCDA-TOD programs or the City of Minneapolis pre-application process.

Considerations before submitting a pre-application

Application Materials

To be eligible for consideration, an online pre-application must be submitted.

The following list of documents are required for a complete City pre-application submittal. Please use the forms linked below.

1.  Online application (this application guide can be used to complete the web form) by Thursday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m. If unable to complete an online form, accommodations can be made to allow an alternative format.

Required attachments include:

Financial analysis, if available Attachments will be uploaded at the end of the online pre-application form.

2.  $750 nonrefundable, pre-application fee. The check should be made payable to the City of Minneapolis. This fee cannot be paid with either City of Minneapolis or Metropolitan Council funds.

Send or deliver the check by Thursday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m. to:

ATTN: LCDA and LCDA TOD Pre-Application (Jamie Radel)
Crown Roller Mill
105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2534

3.  City staff may request additional information, once your application is under review. Requests will come through an application called SmartSheets.

2020 Pre-application Schedule

March 12: Online Pre-application and fee submitted to by CPED by 4:00 p.m.
May 6: Housing Policy and Development Committee
May 15: City Council decision

Metropolitan Council Program Links

Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) Program

Transit Oriented Development Program (LCDA and TBRA)

Last updated Feb 13, 2020



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