Ribbon Cutting at an Armatage Neighborhood
Tot-Lot that was Financed with NRP Funds
The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) is a unique effort to change the future of the City's neighborhoods, making them better places to live, work, learn and play. Neighborhood-based planning and priority setting are the heart of the NRP.

Residents and other neighborhood stakeholders identify and address resident concerns in partnership with government and others by developing a Neighborhood Action Plan. Discovering new partnerships and renewing old ones can lead to creative solutions. The partnerships created through involvement of the NRP are as varied as the people and interests involved in the planning process. Residents are learning to work with City, County, Parks, Library and School staff to tap new resources in their neighborhood.

House in the Bancroft Neighborhood Bought
through an NRP Home-Buyers Assistance Program
Involvement in the NRP has grown from six neighborhoods in February 1991, to 79 of the city's 81 neighborhoods in January 1995. Thousands of Minneapolis residents are using the NRP planning process to identify and meet their neighborhood's housing, safety, economic development, recreation, health, social service, environment and transportation needs. They build a foundation for their future by organizing residents, gathering information, prioritizing needs, brainstorming solutions and implementing the Neighborhood Action Plan that they develop.

From increasing the amount of quality housing to improving the environment, building community centers to job creation, Minneapolis residents are creators and catalysts of change - change aimed at renewing a sense of common purpose in their community.
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