Nonprofit Member Discounts


"MCN is a great resource that helps Minnesota remain an innovator in the nonprofit community and helps individual organizations be the best they can be."

~ Gretchen Boyum, Kaddatz Galleries, member since 2010

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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) works to save nonprofit members money, alert them to quality products and services and showcase some of the great services available to Minnesota nonprofits. MCN conducts research on each of these partners by checking the company's history, references, and compares them to competing products and services.

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Office Max Office Depot OfficeMax is a full-service retailer for office supplies, print and document services. MCN members receive a 30 to 80 percent discount on OfficeMax retail items and print services.
Bremer Bank Bremer Bank offers MCN members lower-cost banking, higher yield investments, and employee banking packages throughout the state and online. Members are eligible to receive additional basis points that are between .10 percent and .20 percent higher than the regular rate for select checking accounts, certificates of deposit, money market investments and money market investment premier accounts.
Bremer Insurance provides the nonprofit community access to a wide range of comprehensive insurance and risk management solutions. With over 85 dedicated professionals Bremer Insurance is well suited to meet the needs of our nonprofit clients by working with them to customize affordable insurance programs tailored to meet their individual needs.
Gallagher Benefit Services Gallagher provides benefit, HR and compensation consulting that assists in the attraction and retention of good employees, while at the same time managing costs. We know that nonprofits can’t do it alone and, thus, resourcefulness is a key strategy for mobilizing talent and technology to help them achieve their missions. Rewards are witnessed every day in changed lives and empowerment.
NTEN NTEN is the member organization for nonprofit and technology professionals. With resources on everything from databases to email to Twitter and Facebook, NTEN offers MCN members a free 1-year introductory membership and full benefits package.
Unemployment Services Trust Unemployment Services Trust (UST) provides nonprofits with a secure, cost-effective alternative to state unemployment taxes. Nonprofits can pool their resources to pay only claims incurred, saving a substantial amount of money. Works best for organizations with 10 or more paid staff.

Berkley Select Insurance offers a reduced rate Director’s and Officer’s Liability Insurance program for MCN members. Deductibles as low as $0 and premiums start at $400. To get a quote for D&O, please complete a quote questionnaire. Once your questionnaire is submitted, a representative of Bremer Insurance, who markets this product on behalf of MCN, will contact you about your quote.
 CBIZ CBIZ Payroll offers MCN members 20 percent off its booking price or a 20 percent savings from current payroll processing. Discounts are guaranteed for the life of the account. 
Peace Coffee Peace Coffee is committed to furthering the health and growth of our environment and society through their organic and fair-trade coffee and tea. MCN members are eligible to receive a special discount on coffee purchases for your office.
TASC Total Administrative Services Corporation(TASC) has been an administrator of flex plans for over 30 years. MCN members are eligible for administrative services for FSAs and can receive a 25 percent discount on all first year one-time setup fees and annual administrative fees.
University of St. Thomas University of St. Thomas, Executive Education offers business, leadership and management programs designed to help boost the capacity of individuals and organizations serving the social sector. MCN members receive a 15 percent discount on all nonprofit Executive Education programs, including the Mini MBA for Nonprofits and the Fundraising Certificate Series programs.
MHEC Midwestern Higher Education Compact is an interstate organization that sponsors a variety of programs to reduce costs, increase student access to college and inform policymaking through targeted and timely research and analysis. MCN members can utilize contracts MHEC has negotiated with a number of technology vendors.
Nonprofit Quarterly The Nonprofit Quarterly provides information on topics such as governance, financial management, planning, evaluation and fundraising. MCN members receive a $10 discount on new orders and renewals of their subscription to The Nonprofit Quarterly
Wilderness Inquiry Wilderness Inquiry is a Twin Cities-based nonprofit that provides outdoor adventures for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. WI travels to over 35 destinations by canoe, sea kayak, dog sled, horse pack and back pack. MCN members receive discounts on selected trips through the MCN WILD network.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are employee benefit programs offered by many employers and are intended to help employees deal with personal problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and well-being. Through a partnership with Lutheran Social Service’s NuVantage Employee Resource, MCN members can access EAP services at a standard rate starting at $495. 
Verified Volunteers provides a background check platform tailored to the specific needs of nonprofit organizations. MCN members receive a discount on volunteer screening services along with access to a platform designed to make volunteer screening faster, easier and less costly.


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