University of Minnesota administrators are recommending the closure of multiple on-campus retail dining spots by July 1, including Burger Studio and Freshii Cafe.
Bolger, located in Southeast Como, started creating face shields for healthcare workers in order to use supply despite less demand.
Gap funds are meant to provide assistance where state or federal aid might keep certain renters ineligible.
The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild approximates that breweries have lost over $9 million in revenue, though that could be an underestimate.
About 90% of students have left their dorms, leaving about 650 students who have stayed.
Flyers with yellow elephants will be placed in businesses' windows as part of the campaign.
One hotel is located in the University area.
Since the start of the public emergency in Minneapolis on March 16, consideration of land use applications have been suspended for 60 days.
The new apartments would house 65 micro-units, developed by North Bay Companies.
With the shuttering of many businesses, students have been laid off and had hours cut. Many students do not qualify for the $1,200 federal government support.