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


2023 Nonprofit Fundraising Conference

Jul 28, 2023
St. PaulMinnesota

Supervisor Coaching Labs: Sharpen Your Supervision

Jul 20, 2023

Board Bits: Basic Financial Information Your Board Should Know

Jul 19, 2023

From Narrative to Action: Leveraging Storytelling for Success in Communications and Fundraising

Jul 19, 2023

Beginner Grantseeking

Jul 18, 2023

Practical Leadership 2.0: Building Engaged Teams

Jul 18, 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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