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
Dec
01
An annual look at hundreds of funding sources outside of Minnesota that fund Minnesota nonprofits.
VirtualLive/Online
Dec
06
This workshop is intended to provide an overview, practices, and some tools that may help organizations through transition, succession and back up planning.
VirtualLive/Online
Dec
07
Join us as we unpack accountability through the lens of empathy and understanding as it relates to leadership and staff at your organization.
  • Leadership & Governance
Posted 11/03/22
In the 30 months since the onset of COVID-19, Minnesota nonprofits continue to experience significant disruption in their operations and services, according to MCN's newly released 2022 Minnesota Nonprofit Economy Report COVID-19 Impact Update.
Posted 10/27/22
MCN announced a new nonprofit membership dues schedule set to go into effect on January 1, 2023.
  • Inclusion & Equity
Posted 10/12/22
MCN's VISTA partnerships with Greater Minnesota nonprofits have proven to be a beneficial gap-filler to the organizations and the communities they serve.
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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.

Our Mission

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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.