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MAKING GREATER MINNESOTA'S VOICE STRONGER

The Greater Minnesota Partnership is an advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that state policies and funding foster economic growth all across Greater Minnesota.

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Mission & History

Since our founding in 2013, the GMNP has served as a relentless advocate for economic development policies and resources that benefit Greater Minnesota.

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Issues

We focus on the issues that matter to Greater Minnesota communities, including housing, workforce development, child care, broadband, infrastructure, and rural health care.

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Membership

The Greater Minnesota Partnership brings together more than 85 businesses, economic development organizations, local governments, chambers of commerce, higher education institutions, and nonprofits committed to promoting economic growth and stimulating prosperity.

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Join us in speaking up for Greater Minnesota

The GMNP has played a vital role in the passage of key legislation for Greater Minnesota, securing hundreds of millions of dollars to support economic development across the state. By becoming a member, you can help the GMNP become an even more effective advocate for Greater Minnesota businesses and communities.

Latest Updates

Minnesota Housing announces 2023 project funding selections totaling $348 million

December 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Minnesota Housing announces 2023 project funding selections totaling $348 million

On December 15, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) announced their 2023 project selections. According to the MHFA, the projects selected for funding in 2023 will make available a total of 4,720 housing units and manufactured home lots. Roughly 2,270 of these units are located in Greater Minnesota. The 2023 project selections will receive a…

Grant opportunity available for communities to explore impact of Child Savings Accounts

December 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Grant opportunity available for communities to explore impact of Child Savings Accounts

The philanthropic organization YouthPrise is now accepting applications from communities throughout the state for the MinneKIDS Community Design Grants. The program will distribute grants of $100,000 to selected partners to work with their communities and envision how they might support Child Savings Accounts to help young people pursue postsecondary opportunities and prepare for life success.…

MMB releases November forecast with ‘good news, bad news’ budget outlook

December 8, 2023 | Comments Off on MMB releases November forecast with ‘good news, bad news’ budget outlook

Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) released its November state budget forecast on Wednesday. According to MMB, the state’s budget and economic outlook remains stable in the current biennium. The forecast projected a surplus of $2.4 billion at the end of the 2024-25 biennium, an increase of $808 million from the estimate released at the end…