MNOppCo hosts its statewide Best Practices Webinar for those interested in learning more about opportunity zones.

1:30 p.m. | TUESDAY, September 17th

This session included:

  • MNOppCo in 2 Minutes
  • What is the ‘Be Inspired Summit’ on Wednesday, September 18th?
  • ‘Social Impact Framework’
    • Cogent Consulting and LISC Duluth will speak to a project underway which could inform how various groups interact with and / or ultimately impact momentum within opportunity zones.
  • MN Opportunity Zone Challenge ‘Winning Project Elements’
    • Judges will share insights from the projects submitted to the first-ever opportunity zone challenge and their ‘take’ on emerging OZ projects.

AND mark your calendars for the next webinar, every 3rd Tuesday at 1:30 pm!

NOTE: If your community is interested in giving a Peer-to-Peer Presentation, please contact Lynne Osterman, or Elissa Hansen,

MNOppCo gratefully acknowledges LISC, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, for hosting our Best Practices Webinar Series.

The Minnesota Opportunity Collaborative is a partnership that seeks to inspire investment in designated Opportunity Zones. It brings together developers, investors, businesses, and community development entities to host a statewide project and site directory, hold educational events, and share best practices on a regular basis.

Thank you to our founding partners! 

The Minnesota Opportunity Collaborative is powered by The Northspan Group, Inc. & Community Exchange, and funded in part by the Opportunity Zone Fund, the Morgan Fund, and the Community Opportunity Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.