Voting is available to staff, board members and volunteers of MCN’s member organizations, and will close Thursday, July 31. Voters will be required to provide an individual ID number. If you do not know your individual ID number, please contact us at email@example.com or 651-642-1904.
Nonprofits in Motion!
Join us in St. Paul on November 6-7 for the 2014 MCN Annual Conference! This conference will bring together nonprofit leaders and our allies to collectively focus on how we can shape a stronger sector in order to make real an agenda for a New Minnesota. Learn more and register »
2014 Board Election
The MCN Nominating Committee is currently seeking nominations for individuals to represent their communities and serve on the MCN board of directors. More details »
The Nonprofit SpeciaLIST!
Designed with nonprofits in mind, The Nonprofit SpeciaLIST contains detailed profiles for over 150 service providers (with more coming), making it the ideal resource for any organization in need of expert products or services tailored to the specific needs of nonprofits. Start your search!
In 2013, an advisory committee of 37 nonprofit leaders from across the state reviewed and revised the Principles and Practices, adapting and updating the tool to meet the sector’s shifts and changes. This document continues to serve as a hallmark document of nonprofit standards for Minnesota nonprofit organizations. Learn more »
- Jul 22Thanks to support from the Blandin Foundation MCN is expanding its presence in Greater Minnesota
- Jul 21SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Minnesota
- Jun 18Verified Volunteers Partners with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits to bring First-of-its-Kind Volunteer Screening Platform and “Fast Pass” to Minnesota
Starting a Successful Nonprofit
The process for transforming an idea into an operating organization can be complicated. It takes time, planning and knowledge of Minnesota and federal regulations, as well as nonprofit best practices.
MCN offers a variety of resources to help guide nonprofits start on the right foot, including online information, a Handbook for Starting a Successful Nonprofit andin-person workshops that take participants through the stages of starting a nonprofit in Minnesota.
Thinking About Starting a Nonprofit?
It takes time and effort to start a new nonprofit in Minnesota. Following all legal guidelines through the process can be especially difficult if unprepared and not fully informed. Fifteen key steps should be followed in order to successfully start a nonprofit. View key steps now »
Nonprofit Insurance Advisors is a service of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. With an insider's perspective on the scope and scale of the nonprofit sector's insurance needs, Nonprofit Insurance Advisors will go that extra mile for organizations of all sizes. Get a quote »
MCN Member Benefits
Want to reach Minnesota’s nonprofit sector? You’ve come to the right place! The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) has a variety of options to help you market your products and services to nonprofits that will fit marketing budgets of all sizes.