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.

Call for Proposals: 2020–2021 RCP Partnerships

The Resilient Communities Project (RCP) is accepting proposals from local government agencies in Minnesota to be an RCP partner for the 2020–2021 academic year (September 2020 to August 2021). Partners benefit from applied research and technical assistance on one or more locally identified projects that advance community resilience to economic, social, environmental, or technological changes, provided by students and faculty at the University of Minnesota from a variety of departments and disciplines. We accept proposals at any time, but our upcoming deadlne for projects to be considered for summer 2021 (June through August) is February 1, 2021.

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Meet Our 2020–2021 Partner Communities

"New Partners" banner imageWe're looking forward to the 2020–2021 academic year when we will be collaborating on new projects with Carver County and the Cities of Little Canada and Victoria. Check out next year’s projects, and don’t forget: There’s still time for your community to apply for a partnership with RCP beginning this fall!

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Fall Semester Student Reports and Presentations Now Online

Screen capture from an RCP final presentation over ZoomIRCP is pleased to share the work of our students and community partners from the fall 2020 semester. Student projects ranged from . Final reports from each project are also available. Projects ranged from developing a community engagement effort for a park master planning project to developing a climate adaptation and resilience tool for local government agencies.

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