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.

Deadline Extended: Apply Now to Become RCP's Next Community Partner!

RCP is now accepting proposals from cities, counties, tribal governments, special districts, and regional government agencies or collaboratives in Minnesota for Large-Scale and Small-Scale RCP Partnerships for the 2020–2021 academic year. Deadline for proposals has been extended to March 16, 2020. More information about each option and how to apply are available onlineRCP staff are also available to make informational presentations about the program in your community, or to discuss your proposal and project ideas at any point during the application process. Contact us today to get started!

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Register for RCP Webinar or Office Hours

The Resilient Communities Project is offering two opportunities in the New Year to learn how the program works, how to apply, and have your questions about RCP answered in real time. We’ll be hosting an informational webinar on January 14 from 1:00–2:00 pm, as well as holding community office hours at various locations around the Twin Cities metro area in January and February. And of course, our staff are always happy to schedule a visit to your community to meet! 

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Meet Our 2019–2020 Partner Communities

Earlier this year, the Resilient Communities Project introduced a new Small-Scale RCP Partnership option, for communities that wish to collaborate with RCP and University of Minnesota faculty and students on a smaller slate of projects. We're pleased to announce that we'll be partnering with Scott County, Richfield, St. Anthony Village, and the City of Ramsey on projects ranging from food forests to suburban mobility hubs.

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