Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
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About MCN

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.

From Our Members

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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Upcoming

Events

VirtualLive/Online
Feb
23
Join us as we share in the opportunity to connect with lawmakers at the beginning of the legislative session.
VirtualLive & Recorded
Feb
27
This thirteenth annual two-day virtual conference will offer insights, strategies and tools for staff and board members looking at your organization’s financial sustainability from diverse perspectives.
VirtualLive/Online
Mar
05
Join this session to explore and develop the skills needed for effective grantseeking.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 02/08/24
The Minnesota Supreme Court affirms district court's removal of Otto Bremer Trust trustee in 2022.
  • Inclusion & Equity
Posted 01/29/24
Native Governance Center shares how to move beyond land acknowledgment toward meaningful action.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 09/27/23
With hours to spare, Congress passed, and Pres. Biden signed, a 45-day spending bill to temporarily avoid a shutdown.
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Advocacy Resources & Tools

Discover current tools and resources to unlock effective advocacy and public policy work in your nonprofit.

Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence

Explore the first-ever set of accountability principles and management practices for nonprofits.

MCN Publications

Access expertly researched directories and handbooks to help your nonprofit achieve its mission.

Resources

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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MCN Annual Conference Attendees

Join the community of Minnesota nonprofits.

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.