Resources, Jobs & More: March 2022
Check out new and returning resources, jobs, community events, and more each month.
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.
Free Vehicle Diagnosis Parts and Repair Outdoor Event to help Minnesotans in need
Saturday, May 21 from 8AM to 8PM - Neill Park in Burnsville - 13501 Upton Ave S. Learn more and register here.
The REP secure hotline went live Friday, March 4th at 7pm! REP’s Revolutionary Emergency Partners provides community care to community members via the secure hotline. They also have a text feature if you don't feel like talking to someone over the phone. Learn more here.
Find a CSA for the summer season! Search farms and drop-off locations in your area, then sign up on the grower's website with the MN Grown CSA Directory here.
All youth programs and sports are free beginning this summer at 17 Minneapolis parks and facilities. Learn more and register here.
Minneapolis property owners will soon be able to order 5- to 8-foot trees for $30 each to plant on their private property. All property owners can order two trees per address starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 23. Learn more here.
Find free COVID-19 Vaccines and community testing sites here.
Jobs & Paid Opportunities
The African American Leadership Forum (AALF) has two job openings. The positions are Vice President of Collective Impact and Vice President of Network Development. Learn more and apply here.
Open Streets is hiring a Program Assistant. Learn more and apply here.
The Minnesota Historical Society has several openings across a wide range of departments. Learn more and apply here.
The Windom Community Council is hiring multiple positions! Learn more and apply here.
The Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy will be offering project funding to artist teams in a new round of funding through the Creative Response Fund-Community Well-Being grants. The application deadline is April 13th 2022. Learn more and apply here.
The Minneapolis Health Department is issuing grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to qualified individuals and organizations that are working to promote community wellbeing. Learn more and apply by March 15th here.
Events & More
The Midtown Global Market invites you to Holi Festival of Colors on Saturday, March 19 from 12 - 2 PM. Henna, color cannons, Bollywood dance, kids crafts and more! Join the fun! Learn more here.
The Midtown Greenway Coalition is working to get more public art in the Greenway. This includes permanent art, as well as arts-related events and festivals. They'd like to know what kind of art YOU would like to see, as well as your thoughts about current art in the corridor. Take the survey here.
Mark your calendar for Arts Action Week by Minnesota Citizens for the Arts on March 14-18, 2022. In addition to protecting the Legacy Amendment and state grant funds, this year they're pushing for passage of a bill that would grant $100 million to arts and cultural groups who were hurt by the pandemic. Learn more and register by March 11th here.
Join Midtown Global Market for their Annual Chilli Cook-Off Saturday, March 26th from 12 - 2 PM. Eleven Midtown Global Market Chefs will compete for the title of Master Chili Chef! The event benefits Friends Of The Global Market and will be located in the Central Court of Midtown Global Market. Tickets are $20. Get tickets 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.
Save the date: The 2022 Community Connections Conference will now be held Saturday, May 21. Learn more and make plans to attend here.