Region Five Development Commission

Region Five Development Commission

Staples, MN

Organization grants

Amount
$100,000
Term
36 months

To be a leader and learner as a member of Community Creativity Cohort 2, a 3-year participant-led capacity building effort to support organizations led by and serving people of color and Indigenous people, rural communities, and smaller cities and towns

Amount
$60,000
Term
38 months

Supporting professional development and networking opportunities among Minnesota's rural economic development practitioners

Amount
$50,000
Term
20 months

To work with 22 rural towns, cataloguing their assets using the Community Capitals Framework: a conceptual model for evaluating a community's overall health and capacity for community and economic development

Amount
$75,000
Term
14 months
Program

Training and support of 22 HUD Planning Champions and documentation of community-based stories regarding implementation

Amount
$40,000
Term
13 months
Program

Prototype a place-based Innovation site in central Minnesota to beta test the use of InCommons values and practices to solve tough community problems. Region Five will experiment and monitor their activities and share learnings on InCommons

Region Five Development Commission Grants