Programs and initiatives

Learn about City programs and efforts to improve our City. Search by department or interest area to learn more.

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Cultural Districts

We're identifying areas of cultural richness that we can strengthen with extra support.
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Women's Leadership Academy

Women can take part in this training and experience what it's like to be a Minneapolis police officer.
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Open Streets Minneapolis

This initiative temporarily transforms major City corridors into car-free places.
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Common Bond Fund Revenue Bonds

Growing manufacturing companies can get loans through this program.
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Revenue Bond

This program provides funding for many types of building projects.
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501c3 revenue bonds

We offer low-cost bond financing to nonprofits.
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Public health approach to violence

We work to reduce violence through prevention, intervention, and healing.
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Renter First Policy

All residents who rent their homes should live in safe, stable and healthy housing.
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Transit priority lanes

You can learn about the transit priority lanes in the City.
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National Night Out

The first Tuesday in August is a night to gather with your neighbors and partner with police.
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Parklets and street cafés

You can enroll to host a parklet or open a street café in the City of Minneapolis.
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Serving Safety

We provide food safety resources to keep your customers safe.