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, and Roseau

Northwest Minnesota Tribal Nations: Red Lake Band of Chippewa, White Earth Nation, and Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

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

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Contact the


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

Kelly LaCore
Northern Minnesota Regional Representative
Phone: 218-206-5711
Email Kelly

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