All in-person Extension meetings, events and classes are canceled through Friday, May 15.
Contacts for community development
Extension's Center for Community Vitality helps communities in Minnesota make important choices. Our educators will work with your community to address questions or concerns on economics, leadership and civic engagement, and tourism. Use our custom research and education programs to better engage and inform your community.
Contact us. We're eager to get to know your community!
Find a local educator
Use our interactive map to find an educator near you. Click where you live in the below map to see a list of contacts.
Community economics contacts
Our community economics team helps communities retain and expand local businesses, know and grow their retail sector, make informed public finance decisions and develop tourism opportunities.
Regional office: Brainerd
Other phone: 651-235-8706
Leadership and civic engagement contacts
Our leadership and civic engagement team helps communities build local leadership, strengthen relationships, and make more informed public decisions.
Regional office: Mankato
Other phone: 612-718-5389
Our Tourism Center helps communities to assess their tourism assets and diversify their local economy.
These Community Vitality contacts oversee leadership and handle administration.