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RCP Fellow Receives President's Award

The Resilient Communities Project connects local government agencies in Minnesota with University of Minnesota faculty and students to advance community resilience and student learning through collaborative, course-based projects.

Become an RCP Partner Community! 

The Resilient Communities Project partners with local government agencies in Minnesota on locally defined projects that advance community sustainability, equity, or resilience. Research and technical assistance is provided by graduate and professional students and faculty at the University of Minnesota from a variety of departments and disciplines.

For our Standard RCP Partnerships, we accept proposals at any time, but for projects expected to begin Summer 2022 (May to August), proposals must be received no later than January 15, 2022.

If you have a question about RCP, would like to discuss a project idea, or want to learn more about the program and how it works, contact us to schedule a one-on-one meeting via Zoom or in person!

More information and how to apply >>



Meet Our 2021–2022 Partner Communities

"New Partners" banner imageWe're excited to be collaborating this coming year on new projects with the SouthWest Transit, Washington and Hennepin Counties, Towerside Innovation District, and the Cities of Wyoming, Edina, Maplewood, and Little Canada.

Check out this year’s projects, and don’t forget: There’s still time for your community to apply for a partnership with RCP!

Meet our partners >>


Spring 2021 Student Reports and Presentations Now Online

Screen capture from an RCP final presentation over ZoomRCP is pleased to share the work of our students and community partners from the 2020–2021 academic year. Projects ranged from improving wayfinding in downtown St. Paul to developing a climate adaptation and resilience tool for local government agencies. 

Final reports from each project are available, as well as recordings of most final student presentations.

View student reports and presentations >>>

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