Awards Programs

Mission Awards Recipients (2001 - 2010)

Since 1987, the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) has been honored to recognize dozens of nonprofit organizations making incredible contributions to Minnesota’s high quality of life. The Minnesota Nonprofit Awards honor these contributions in the areas of Innovation, Nonprofit Advocacy, Anti-Racism Initiative, and Responsive Philanthropy.

Recipients have received:

  • Recognition in front of hundreds of nonprofit peers at the MCN Annual Conference
  • A professional video production capturing the organization's work 
  • A one-of-a-kind art glass award
  • A feature profile of the organization in MCN's Nonprofit News
  • A cash award (for all recipients except for Responsive Philanthropy recipient)
2016 Mission Award Winner

2010 Award Recipients

2009 Award Recipients

2008 Award Recipients

2007 Award Recipients

2006 Award Recipients

2005 Award Recipients

2004 Award Recipients

2002 Award Recipients

  • Bridging, Inc. - Innovation (VIDEO) 
  • Centro Cempesino - Advocacy (VIDEO)
  • Anishinaabe Center - Anti-Racism Initiative (VIDEO)
  • The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation - Responsive Philanthropy (VIDEO)

2001 Award Recipients

  • Project 504 - Innovation
  • The Mental Health Association of Minnesota - Advocacy
  • Bemidji Area Race Relations Council (BARRC) - Anti-Racism Initiative
  • The One Percent Club- Responsive Philanthropy