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


Managing Up: Strategies for Direct Care and Administrative Support Staff

Jun 16, 2021

2021 Greater Minnesota Nonprofit Summit

Jun 22, 2021
Virtual ConferenceLive & Recorded

Town Hall with the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank

Jun 25, 2021

Board Training Series: Legal Duties

Jul 07, 2021

Models of Volunteer Management

Jul 08, 2021

Beginner Grantwriting: Getting Started

Jul 14, 2021

Contact the


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

Kelly LaCore
Northeast Minnesota Regional Coordinator

Phone: 218-206-5711

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 
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
Beth Peterson, Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency 
Lindsay Snustad, Minnesota State Court System
Sarah Waddle, North House Folk School 
Daryl Yankee, Animal Allies Humane Society

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