CURA programs for government-initiated projects
The following CURA programs provide grants or technical assistance for projects initiated by local, county, or state government agencies in Minnesota. The type of support available varies by program, and each program has its own eligiblity requirements and application procedures.
|Center for Community and Regional Research (CCRR)||
Supports cooperative research involving community agencies in northeastern Minnesota and University of Minnesota at Duluth faculty and students.
|Community Assistantship Program (CAP)||
Provides applied research assistance to community organizations, citizen groups, and government agencies in Greater Minnesota.
|Community Geographic Information Systems (CGIS)||
Provides GIS data access, technical assistance, and educational and training opportunities to neighborhood groups, community organizations, and local government agencies in Minnesota.
|Community Growth Planning Assistance Center (CGPAC)||
CGPAC is on hiatus pending procurement of new program funding. If you are a Minnesota community looking for assistance with projects related to sustainability and livability, consider applying for assistance from the Resilient Communities Project.
Communiversity has been merged with the Kris Nelson Community-Based Research Program.
|Hennepin-University Partnership (HUP)||
An initiative to make the connection between the state’s premier research institution and largest county more strategic, including collaboration on important community-based research, sharing of academic and practitioner expertise, and providing students with field experience.
|Sustainable Development Research Opportunity Program (SDROP)||
Supports cooperative research on sustainable development projects involving communities in northeastern Minnesota and University of Minnesota at Duluth students.