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


Start at the Beginning: How Better Listening Can Help You in Conflict

Dec 20, 2021

Bite-Sized Learning: Ask Me Anything HR

Jan 10, 2022

Minnesota Grantmakers 2022 - Twin Cities

Jan 13, 2022

Practical Leadership 1.0: Cultivating Thriving Supervisory Relationships

Jan 18, 2022

Minnesota Grantmakers 2022 - Northeast

Jan 19, 2022

Minnesota Grantmakers 2022 - Northwest

Jan 20, 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

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 
Laurie Berner, Arc Northland
Ali Bilden Camps, United Way of Carlton County
Sara Cole, Duluth Area Family YMCA 
Tracie Clanaugh, First Witness Child Advocacy Center
Greg Grell, WDSE-WRPT
Michelle Hargrave, Wilderness Health
Cameron Kruger, Duluth Children's Museum
Lindsay Snustad, Minnesota State Court System
Sarah Waddle, North House Folk School 
Daryl Yankee, Animal Allies Humane Society

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