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


Nonprofit Governance & Leadership: Today and Tomorrow

Dec 13, 2022

Spotlight: Communications for Small Shops

Dec 15, 2022

Briefing with the Attorney General’s Office – Understanding Current Regulations and Resources for Charities in Minnesota

Dec 16, 2022

2023 Session Lineup

Jan 06, 2023

Minnesota Grantmakers 2023

Jan 10, 2023

Supervisor Coaching Labs: Sharpen Your Supervision

Jan 19, 2023

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

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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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