MTAP Organization Consulting Application

Project Information

  • Projects offered during the Fall and Spring semesters
  • One or more students assigned to a project; each student contributing 60-80 hours
  • Projects completed within semester timeframe, approximately 3 ½ months
  • Student consultants are paid by the CHI Program Manager at project completion
  • All currently enrolled graduate and professional students are eligible to participate

Organization Eligibility Qualifications

  • A community-based nonprofit organization or small business serving urban/diverse communities
  • Located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area
  • In operation for at least three years
  • Nonprofits must be 501(c)(3) Certified
  • Businesses must be Women-, Minority- or Disabled-owned
  • Able to clearly define project scope, goals, objectives and deliverables
  • Able to provide on-going educational experience and supervision to students
  • Able to attend a pre-project orientation session and provide a post-project evaluation
  • Able to pay an Administrative Fee of $100.00 (if your project is selected) 


For more information, please contact:
Nedy Windham
CHI & MTAP Program Manager
Office for Business & Community Economic Development
University of Minnesota
2221 University Avenue SE, Suite 136
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
Phone Number: (612) 625-2053
Fax Number: (612) 625-9056
Email Address: