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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
May
19
Learn communication and distribution techniques that can help you increase your response rate.
VirtualLive/Online
May
19
Join Terri Allred, MCN's greater Minnesota and Southeast regional coordinator, for tea during this virtual drop-in office hour.
VirtualLive/Online
May
19
Join professionals from the Minnesota Department of Health to learn about how public health frames mental health and well-being
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 03/22/21
In March MCN, along with key advocacy partners, introduced state legislation that would create a $30M Nonprofit Resiliency and Recovery Fund.
Posted 03/19/21
MCN affirms support for the March 12 petition for an election. This decision came after deliberation among MCN’s board of directors, community advisors, MCN employees and volunteers, and after receiving messages and hearing a presentation to the board from the organizing group advancing this proposal.
Posted 03/12/21
MCN received a request from several MCN employees to be recognized as a union affiliated with the Minnesota Newspaper & Communications Guild.
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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.