Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
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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
Jul
27
ACTcon 2021 connects nonprofit professionals with current fundraising and communications trends, new technologies, and innovative approaches to how each can support the other.
VirtualLive/Online
Aug
03
Join this session to receive peer feedback on submitted grant applications and on the content written in the workshop.
VirtualLive/Online
Aug
04
Join us for session #3 of the MCN Board Training Series: Models of Board Governance with Jennifer Sawyer!
  • Leadership & Governance
Posted 07/08/21
MCN is pleased to share that the board of directors has unanimously voted to appoint Nonoko Sato as executive director effective August 1, 2021.
  • Advocacy & Public Policy
Posted 06/24/21
As state budget negotiations continue, nonprofits need to think now about how to mitigate the possible impacts of budget delays or a state government shutdown.
  • Leadership & Governance
Posted 06/04/21
MCN has partnered with Good Insight to lead the search for a successor to retiring executive director Jon Pratt.
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Advocacy Resources & Tools

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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.