Northwest Chapter


Welcome to the Northwest 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 Bemidji and Northwest 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: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau

MCN works regionally with the North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations. We are regional partners in the Grand Forks / East Grand Forks area.

Upcoming Northwest Region


Minnesota Grantmakers 2024

Jan 17, 2024

Intermediate Grantwriting

Nov 30, 2023

Practical Leadership 1.0: Cultivating Thriving Supervisory Relationships

Nov 14, 2023

Grantwriters Incubator

Nov 14, 2023

Endowments and Your Nonprofit: A Focus on the Fundamentals

Oct 31, 2023

Edit, Undo, Delete: A Crash Course in De-sanitizing Language In Nonprofits

Oct 25, 2023

Contact the


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

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

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