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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded in 1987 to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. Through MCN, nonprofits join together across interest areas to work on issues of common concern to all.

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Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

MCN’s services have allowed us at Junior Achievement to develop our talent, build infrastructure and continue to learn critical skills to support our mission.

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Events

VirtualLive/Online
Sep
29
Join this hands-on, intermediate-level session to take your grantwriting skills to the next level.
VirtualLive/Online
Sep
29
Join us to answer your questions about charitable gambling in Minnesota.
VirtualLive/Online
Oct
03
Join us to learn how your organization can get involved in elections and hear voter engagement strategies from nonprofit leaders.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 09/14/22
The vast majority of nonprofits in Minnesota are scrupulous in following laws, complying with oversight requirements, and acting ethically. That isn’t always what the public perceives, unfortunately.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 09/06/22
Policymakers were unable to bridge the divide between approaches, and ultimately only agreed to allocate about one-quarter of the surplus.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 08/04/22
MCN is happy to announce our 2022 MCN Voter Engagement Grants recipients!
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Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence

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MCN Publications

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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded in 1987 to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. Our mission is to inform, promote, connect, and strengthen individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. Through MCN, nonprofits join together across interest areas to work on issues of common concern to all.

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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits is the largest statewide association of nonprofits in the country. With over 2,200 nonprofit member organizations and 240 businesses as members throughout Minnesota, it is the premier place for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and businesses serving nonprofits to come together under the umbrella of a statewide association of nonprofits.