MN GreenCorps host sites

Host site application closed

MN GreenCorps host siteOrganizations eligible to host Minnesota GreenCorps members include public entities (local, regional, state, tribal), school districts, not-for-profit institutions of higher education, and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. MN GreenCorps member projects must fit into one of four focus areas:

  • Air pollutant reduction
  • Community readiness and outreach
  • Green infrastructure improvements
  • Waste reduction, recycling, and organics management

As a host site, your organization can harness a member's energy and enthusiasm to move your environmental projects forward. Host sites don't pay a fee to participate in the program but are expected to provide supervision, office space, internet and phone service, and any resources necessary for members to accomplish their projects. The MPCA manages the recruitment, application, and selection process for Minnesota GreenCorps members.

Program impact

Members address critical environmental issues through projects such as retrofitting public buildings to save energy, improving public lands, educating community members, preventing waste, and recycling or composting. In addition, Minnesota GreenCorps members engage volunteers in hands-on projects to help communities build their capacity for environmental stewardship and resilience to climate change.

See how the Minnesota GreenCorps program is building organizational capacity and improving communities: 

Apply to be a host site

The MPCA is not currently accepting host site applications. We anticipate accepting applications February through mid-March 2022, with the program starting in mid-September. Look over the host application guide to learn more about the program and application process (note: this guide will be updated in preparation for the 2022 application period). 

Contact

Please direct questions to mngreencorps.pca@state.mn.us