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The North Minneapolis Promise Zone(NMPZ) email update is sent weekly to subscribers. Each email includes a featured story about the Northside, a highlighted education program, Promise Zone (PZ) news, upcoming events, and grant and partnership opportunities. Previous email updates will be posted below for full access to information about the PZ.

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Previous Email Updates

August 2, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Watch Northside Storyville's Latest Episode, Upper Harbor Terminal Draft Redevelopment Plan Ready for Input, Apply for the 2018 Minnesota Tekne Awards, It's too Soon to Declare Victory in the War on Poverty, News and Events, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

July 26, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

July 19, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: 2019 Housing Tax Credit Request for Proposals, CityLab University: Inclusionary Zoning, Look for ENERGY STAR® when purchasing new equipment, Legislating Environmental Racism, 1 of every 5 grants awarded to MN nonprofits come from out-of-state funders, Public Comment on Small and Medium Multifamily Land Banking Pilot, News, Events, and Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

July 12, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

June 21, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

June 7, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Equitable Development Webinar, The Urban Institute Releases Analysis of the Opportunity Zone Designations, Draft Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area Plan, FY2018-2019 Environmental Assistance Grants, Could your Company Benefit from a Talented STEM Intern? Advise Metropolitan Council on Livable Communities Act Funding, Vacant Structure Open Houses- June 12, 2018, Minnesota Innovation Loans for Entrepreneurs (MILE), Beyond Backgrounds for Renters and Case Managers, Governor's Housing Task Force and Work Group June Meetings, News, Events, Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 31, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 24, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Funding Opportunity: Communities Thrive Challenge, Regional Solicitation Application for Federal Transportation Funds, Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program Request for Proposals, Nexus' Boards & Commissions Leadership Institute Now Taking Applications, GreaterMSP Released 2018 Regional Indicators Dashboard, Watch Northside Storyville's Latest Episode, Social Wise Media Group is Offering a Social Media Special, Blueprint Approved Institute Summer Cohort Request for Applications, The Next Step Program is Hiring! News, Events, and Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 17, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 10, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Equity Summit Provides Renewed Energy, Equitable Cities Reporter Fellowship, Business Research Boot Camp, Participate in Wage$ Research Study, Earn up to $70, New Scholarship Opportunity for Homeless Students in the Twin Cities, Governor's Housing Task Force and Work Group May Meetings, News, Events, and Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 3, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Pohlad Family Foundation's Homelessness Prevention Grants Program, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

April 26, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Minneapolis Mayor Frey Proclaims National Service Recognition Day, Homework Starts with Home - RFP, Watch Northside Storyville's Latest Episode, City of Minneapolis Emergency Solutions Grant Program, Governor's Nominated Census Tracts for Opportunity Zones, Governor's Housing Task Force and Work Group May Meetings, News, Events, and Jobs, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone  

April 19, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Wilkins Community Fellows Program, Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

April 5, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Getting to Know Northside Residents' Housing Needs, New Housing Loan Programs in Hawthorne Neighborhood, Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grant Funding, Check out Ideas Submitted to Minnesota Housing Task Force, Governor's Housing Task Force and Work Group April Meetings, City Releases Draft Comprehensive Plan for Public Comment, Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, Letter to the Treasury Department on Implementation of Opportunity Zones, Sunlighting our Schools: Student & Community Workshop, News, Events and Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 29, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 22, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Come Visit Us at North Housing Fair this Saturday! Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights: General Contractor Training, Home Energy Squad: Free Visits Available to Income-Qualifying Households, Earn a Google IT Support Professional Certificate, EMS Pathways Academy Student Internship Program, Contamination Cleanup and Investigation Grants, Neighborhoods Now! Registration, News and Events, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 15, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 8, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Getting to Know Executive Director of Build Wealth Minnesota, David McGee, Governor's Housing Task Force and Work Group March Meetings, Watch Northside Storyville's Latest Episode, Diversity Certification Programs in Minnesota, RFP for Quality Management Service for Green Line Extension Project, Minneapolis Solar Cost Share Application, Are you Ready to Scale your Business to New Heights, News, Events, Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 1, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

February 22, 2018  Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Connecting to and learning from Community Members, Working Towards an Inclusive Economy in North Minneapolis, Request for Proposal for Annual Litter Be Gone, Give Feedback on How to Reduce Racial Disparities in City Procurement, Governor's Housing Task Force - Call for Ideas, Small Business Essentials 16 - Session Course, Development of a Dream, West Broadway Farmers Market 2019 Vendor Application, Spread the Love by Donating to North Point's Food Shelf, News, Events, Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

February 15, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

February 8, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Come Visit Us at the Community Connections Conference this Saturday, Potential New Community Development Program to be Implemented, Minnesota Joint Disparity Study Recently Released, Progress Made Towards Creating Jobs on the Northside, 927 West Broadway Request for Proposal, Domestic Violence Advocate Request for Proposals, Earn a Google IT Support Professional Certificate, Employment and Training Grants - Request for Proposals, Minnesota Pathways to Prosperity Competitive Grant, Governor's Housing Task Force and Work Group February Meetings, Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota, Apply to be on Metropolitan Council's Equity Advisory Committee, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

February 1, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

January 25, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Minneapolis Needs new Systems, not new Data to Actualize Equity, Race and Equity Community Advisory Committee, ReCAST Released Three RFQs, Minnesota Job Skills Partnership RFP, City Lots Now Available for Lease, Content Strategy RFP, News and Events, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

January 18, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: "Is Certification Right For You?" Lunch & Learn Workshop, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone  

January 11, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Increase your Company's Revenue, Get Preference for Federal Contracts, Request for Proposal for Community Solar Garden Subscriptions, All of Us Research Program Seeks Input on Research Priorities, Take the Survey! Help Prioritize Governor's Housing Task Force Topics, Notice of Vacancies in State Boards, Councils, and Committees, News, Events, and Jobs, Promise Zone Preference Points, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

January 4, 2018 Minneapolis Promise Zone Grants - In this edition: Grant Spotlight, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

December 21, 2017 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: How to Reduce Racial Disparities in Housing Policy, Minnesota Job Creation Fund, Increasing Access to Affordable Housing on the Northside, Minneapolis Promise Zone Facilitates Increased Capital Investment, Department for Housing and Urban Development Launches Envision Center, Making Minnesota Conservation Improvement Programs More Effective, News, Events, and Jobs, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

December 7, 2017 Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Economic Development Working Group Attends City Council Public Hearing, Minneapolis Promise Zone Advocates for More Affordable Housing, Minneapolis Promise Zone Engages with Community on Affordable Produce, Attend a Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America Workshop, Requests for Proposals Available to Engage Northside Residents, News, Events, and Jobs, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

November 28, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Economic Development Group Strategizes to Increase Capital Investment, Affect Change by Attending a City Council Meeting, Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Request for Proposals, How to Practice Self-Care After Trauma, Compete in the Community College Innovation Challenge, Attend a Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America Workshop, Stipends Available to Attend PolicyLink 2018 Equity Summit, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

November 9, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Minneapolis Promise Zone Gains Insight on Community Policing, Minneapolis Promise Zone Attends Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute, Affect Change by Attending a City Council Meeting, Support Services Competitive Grant, Tune into Street Genius Radio, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone  

October 26, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Minneapolis Promise Zone Attends Neighborhoods Now, News and Events, Affect Change by Attending a City Council Meeting, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

October 16, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Coders and Community Organizers Work Together to Disrupt Inequity, Minneapolis Homes Development RFP, Doing Good in the Hood: Jordan Neighborhood Scholarship, Public Works Seeks Applicants for Trainee Program, Winter Warmth, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

September 21, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Promise Zone Volunteers Begin the New Service Year, Getting to Know Northside Residents at Open Streets, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

September 7, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

August 17, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Getting to Know the New 4th Precinct Inspector, Aaron Biard, New Training Available for Creating Youth Powered Organizations, Register for the Fall Session of Neighborhoods Now! Back to School Community Give-a-Way, Watch Renter Nation Series Episode 2, Job Opportunities, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

August 3, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Mapping Prejudice Needs Your Help to Make History, Spotlight Grant: Promise Zone Preference Apply for the Minneapolis Foundation Community Impact Grant, All-In Cities Toolkit Now Available, U of MN Study Proves Equitable Cycling Has Made Progress in Minneapolis, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

July 19, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Community Equity Pipeline Applications Now Open, GetLifted Funding Opportunity, Back to School Community Give-a-Way, Voices for Racial Justice Bill Watch, How Nonprofits Can Show Funders What Success Really Looks Likes, Bush Fellowship Funding Opportunity, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

July 7, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Feature Story: Fifth Annual Health Homes Resources Fair, Attention Local Businesses! Advertise on Google with Posts, You Might Be Owned Back Wages, How to Use CDBG for Public Service Activities, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

June 29, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Feature Story: Fifth Annual Health Homes Resources Fair, Attention Local Businesses! Advertise on Google with Posts, You Might Be Owned Back Wages, How to Use CDBG for Public Service Activities, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

June 14, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Feature Story: A Closer Look at Employment in the Minneapolis Promise Zone, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone (A Closer Look at Employment in the Minneapolis Promise Zone - Corrected link)

May 31, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Federal Partners Visit to Assist with Community Trauma Program, MPZ Partner, Voices for Racial Justice Receives Community Innovation Grant, Teens: This Summer, Join the YMCA for FREE, Minnesota's Aviation Career Education Camp Starts July 16, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 17, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Promise Zone VISTA Applications Now Open, For the Love of Food and Hip-Hop, Deadline Extended for IT-Ready Career Program, Juxtaposition Arts, Minneapolis Green Zones, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

May 4, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Local Goodness: Ann Fix, Spotlight Grant: New Markets Tax Credits Benefits, City Encourages Parents to Talk to Young Children to Develop Reading Skills, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

April 19, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Feature Story: Minneapolis Homes Build, National Small Business Week (April 30-May 6), News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

April 5, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Spotlight Grants, Target Market Program Information and Enrollment Sessions, 4146 Freemont Avenue Open House to Review Redevelopment Proposals, Freedom Fires at Freedom Square, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 22, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Feature Story: The Power of Perception, Department of Justice Releases After-Action Assessment of the Response to Minneapolis Protests, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board and Minneapolis Youth Congress Make Statement on Welcoming Refugees and Immigrants, U.S. Department of Education Announces Fiscal Mapping Tool for Promise Zones, VISTAs in the Community, Tiny Fields, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

March 9, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Spotlight Grants: Economic Development and Employment, Feature Story: Transit-Oriented Development Offers Affordable Housing and Amenities in North Minneapolis, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

Feb. 23, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Feature Story: #YouveBeenSouled, Education Updates: PEACE Coordinator Position, Scholarship Available for Federal Education Meeting in Austin, TX, Education Webinar for Promise Zones and their Partners, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

Feb. 8, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Scholarship Available to attend Federal Education Meeting in Austin, TX, Pathways to Emergency & Academy Career Experiences, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

Jan. 26, 2017,  Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Energy Savings Funds for Homeowners and Renters, News and Events, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

Jan. 12, 2017, Minneapolis Promise Zone Updates - In this edition: Promise Zone Preference Points, Recent Federal Grant and Partnership Opportunities, About the Minneapolis Promise Zone

Last updated Aug 15, 2018

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