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Minnesota has a streamlined application for benefits such as cash, food, emergency housing, and child care assistance. Learn more and apply here.
Utility assistance is still available through the Energy Assistance Program. Learn more and apply here.
Apply for a Lawns to Legumes Grant to get financial assistance with creating a pollinator habitat in your yard. Learn more and apply here by February 15th.
Find free COVID-19 Vaccines and community testing sites here.
The State of Minnesota is offering $200 Visa gift cards to families in Minnesota who get their 5- 11-year-olds fully vaccinated in January and February. To be eligible, kids in Minnesota ages 5-11 must receive their first and second dose between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28.
Jobs & Paid Opportunities
PPNA & Payne-Palen Community Council (PPCC) are hiring Environmental Justice Community Coordinators. Learn more and apply here.
Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA) is hiring an Executive Director. Learn more and apply here.
Lake Street Council is hiring a Manager of Placemaking and Activation. Learn more and apply here.
The Alliance is hiring a Coalition Organizer. Learn more and apply here.
The Minnesota Historical Society is hiring a Community Engagement Specialist. Learn more and apply here.
ESNDC is hiring an economic development coordinator. Learn more and apply here.
NDC is hiring a Client/Manager Accounting Advisor. Learn more and apply here.
African Economic Development Solutions is hiring three positions. Learn more and apply here.
The McKnight Foundation has partnered with the Minnesota Center for Book Arts to offer two fellowships to mid-career book artists living and working in Minnesota who demonstrate exceptional artistic merit and commitment to the field. Learn more and apply here.
Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is hiring an Executive Director. Learn more and apply here.
The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Learn more and apply here.
Events & More
It's Black History Month! Check out a listing of events to celebrate and commemorate from the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder here
Upstream Arts' Spring Self-Advocacy classes are now OPEN! Join our growing community of self-advocates expanding our voice and choice through the arts. Learn more and register here.
Provide Feedback in the Minneapolis Food Action Plan (MFAP) Survey and Enter to Win a $50 Grocery Gift Card. Learn more and take the survey here.
Hennepin History Museum is inviting the public to submit original poetry. Selected poems will be printed on cards as broadsides and distributed for public viewing in various Minneapolis locations. The theme: Love and Romance. For more information, go to hennepinhistory.org and click on “Call for poetry submissions” on the homepage.
Save the date: The 2022 Community Connections Conference will now be held Saturday, May 21. Learn more and make plans to attend here.