Welcome to OBCED

The MISSION of OBCED is to contribute to the economic growth, development, and prosperity of Minnesota communities.

OBCED is a Social Enterprise whose purpose is to leverage the assets and resources of the University to create programs and services that provide innovative solutions to socioeconomic problems that impact communities.

OBCED ValuesImpact economic development, encourage Innovation, and Invest in communities.

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Upcoming Events

CHI & MTAP Spring 2020 Call for Applications

CHI Consulting Projects
MTAP Consulting Projects

Organization Deadline:
Friday, January 24, 2020
Student Deadline:
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Community Listening Session

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Johnson Room,
McNamara Alumni Center