Neighborhood funding

Recognized neighborhood organizations can apply for City funds. We explain the timeline, process and guidelines.


The City sets aside funds for the work of neighborhood organizations.

You can apply for grants from two funds.

2024 application timeline

We will accept applications from September 1 through October 31, 2024.

Learn about Neighborhood Revitalization Program Fund (NRP) funds

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Neighborhood Network Fund

Funds to operate your organization

Applications open Sept. 1, 2024

Funds can be used for

  • Administrative work
  • Placemaking activities
  • Community organizing
  • Communications 
  • Related costs


Focus on

  • Supporting individual neighborhood organizations
  • Strengthening the citywide network

See funding guidelines, by neighborhood

Equitable Engagement Fund

Funds new ways to engage more residents

Applications open Sept. 1, 2024

Funds can be used for

  • Project and program-related expenses, including:
    • Administration and staff time
    • Consultant and speaker fees
    • Capital expenses
    • Space rental and food
  •  Communications costs, including:
    • Translation and interpretation
    • Printing and postage
    • Website and social media

Focus on engaging

  • Renters
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • People living disabilities
  • Residents who are Black, Indigenous or people of color
  • Others whose voices need to be heard

See funding guidelines, by neighborhood

Contact us

Neighborhood & Community Relations

Email NCR






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105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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Monday – Friday