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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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Denny Caneff

Superior Hiking Trail Association

It never fails. When a nonprofit management or governance question comes up, we say, "What does MCN have on that?"

MCN is a reliable and trusted source for not just core resources and information, but on-the-fly advice.

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Events

VirtualLive/Online
Feb
08
This highly interactive virtual training provides participants with immediately implementable tools and strategies and is one of MCN’s most popular trainings.
VirtualLive/Online
Feb
09
Join us to say no to White Saviorism and commit to working toward being an ally and accomplice.
VirtualLive/Online
Feb
14
Join us to collectively look at how to break the cycle of white supremacy and take practical and sustained action towards equity.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 02/01/23
Nonprofits should be encouraged to see the Governor’s proposed budget includes some of MCN’s top advocacy items related to equity in state grantmaking.
  • Leadership & Governance
Posted 01/25/23
The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits is pleased to announce the addition of six members to its 2023 board of directors.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 12/27/22
MCN's response to the Governor's newly announced plan to prevent fraud and improve oversight of federal grant dollars.
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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.