- Civic Engagement
Educational cohorts, consultations and materials help local leaders engage citizens in decisions, design successful community meetings, and understand and grow social capital.
Leadership education helps communities grow their local leadership capacity.
- Community Tourism Development
Assisting Minnesota communities that seek to promote local economic growth through tourism.
- Customer Service Education
Workshops and training for trainers help businesses and governments provide customer service to customers from many cultures.
- Festival Event Management
Training for event managers makes festivals and events successful and fun.
- Research Services
Custom research services and packaged research opportunities for organizations and communities.
- Business Retention Expansion
Community-based research creates a community-driven plan to support local business.
- Understanding Economic Change
Workshops and research reports using IMPLAN data help decision-makers respond to changes in economies.
- Retail Analysis and Development
Local retail sector data and community discussions help businesses know and grow their retail customer base. Find information about market area profiles, retail trade and downtown market analysis.
What makes us proud of where we live today is often the result of decisions made decades ago. More
Articles from the Center for Community Vitality’s Vital Connections newsletter.
Visitors come to your community with expectations about what they will do and see in your area.
MnDOT recently released a study about the economic and health impacts of bicycling in Minnesota.