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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.

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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Gina Blayney

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
Nov
05
Go beyond basic evaluation to learn how to craft strategic, informed decisions about evaluation.
VirtualLive/Online
Nov
06
Join Access Philanthropy and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits for this annual look at the thousands of funding sources outside of Minnesota.
VirtualLive/Online
Nov
11
Join Terri Allred, MCN's greater Minnesota and Southeast regional coordinator, for tea during this virtual drop-in office hour.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 10/28/20
As Election Day approaches, many in communities across Minnesota and the nation are experiencing anxiety about the upcoming election, including concerns about delayed results and the possibility of post-election unrest.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 10/26/20
Recently, thousands of nonprofits discovered their tax-exempt status had been erroneously revoked by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
  • Human Resources & Supervision
Posted 10/16/20
Earlier this year, MCN began requiring employers to provide a salary figures in their postings on our job board. How is the effort going?
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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.