Southwest Chapter

South Central Southwest

Welcome to the Southwest 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 Willmar, Marshall, and the rest of Southwest 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: Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, and Yellow Medicine.

Southwest Tribal Nations: 
Upper Sioux Community and Lower Sioux Indian Community


Upcoming Southwest Region


2024 Nonprofit Finance & Sustainability Conference

Feb 27, 2024
VirtualLive & Recorded

Beginner Grantseeking

Mar 05, 2024

Doing Our Own Work: Personal and Professional Anti-Racism

Mar 14, 2024

Understanding Equitable Investing Structures for Nonprofits (In-Person)

Mar 19, 2024
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Beginning Grantwriting

Mar 27, 2024

Advocacy 101: Easy and Effective

Apr 16, 2024

Contact the


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

Jes Wysong
Membership Manager
Email Jes

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