Partnership Engagement Fund

 We fund projects that keep communities engaged, healthy, connected and safe.



  • Bring diverse voices into policy- and decision-making
  • Meaningful, effective community engagement
  • Support partnerships between community groups and neighborhood organizations

Who can apply

  • Charitable or educational nonprofit organizations
  • Individuals

See application timeline

The next round of applications will open in January 2025.

Funds can be used to

  • Start a new program
  • Expand an existing program

Funds cannot be used to maintain existing programs.

Read our program guidelines

Community reviewers

Volunteers from the community help to review applications.

If you volunteer for the review panel, you can't send in an application at the same time.

Volunteer for the review panel

Contact us

Partnership Engagement Fund

Neighborhood & Community Relations


Crown Roller Mill
105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday