Northeast Minnesota Chapter

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Welcome to the Northeast Chapter

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) maintains regional offices to provide locally-based opportunities to build the sector’s capacity and strengthen its effectiveness. Through its regional presence in Duluth and Northeast Minnesota, MCN amplifies its mission by offering educational training, hosting peer-learning opportunities, and connecting nonprofits to the resources offered through MCN's statewide network.

Counties represented: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, St. Louis

Upcoming Northeast Region


National Foundations

Dec 01, 2022

Succession and Transition Planning: How to Begin

Dec 06, 2022

Power and Accountability for Organizational Leaders

Dec 07, 2022

Bite-Sized Learning: Rural Racial Equity for White Allies

Dec 07, 2022

Beginning Grantwriting

Dec 08, 2022

Culture Clash: Confronting Systems, Social Norms, and Power

Dec 09, 2022

Contact the


For more information about MCN's Northeast Chapter and how to become involved, please contact:

Kelly LaCore
Greater Minnesota and Northeast Minnesota Regional Manager 
Phone: 218-206-5711
Email Kelly

Northeast Minnesota Advisory Committee

Goosebury Falls - Sarah McGee
An advisory committee, made up of representatives from area nonprofits, helps set priorities for programs and projects to be offered in the Northeast Minnesota region, advises the regional coordinator on a variety of nonprofit issues and helps to broaden MCN's regional network. Representatives on the committee include area leaders who represent MCN member organizations.

Advisory Committee Roster

Mandie Aalto, Advocates for Family Peace
Sarah Buhs, United Way of Carlton County
Tracie Clanaugh, First Witness Child Advocacy Center
Sara Cole, Duluth Area Family YMCA
Christina Daniel, Falls Hunger Coalition
Michelle Hargrave, Wilderness Health
Cameron Kruger, Duluth Children's Museum
Kelsey Rogers Kennedy, Cook County Higher Education
Daryl Yankee, Animal Allies Human Society

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