Southwest Chapter

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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, Yellow Medicine


Upcoming Southwest Region


Bite-Sized Learning: Race Equity in Rural Minnesota

Jul 13, 2022

Beginning Grantwriting

Jul 14, 2022

Nonprofit Fundamentals Series: Getting Out of Your Way - Identity, Stereotype Threat, and Bias in the Workplace

Jul 14, 2022

ARPA Funding and Potential Opportunities for Nonprofits

Jul 14, 2022

State Grants for MN Nonprofits: Issues, Trends, and Opportunities

Jul 19, 2022

Bite-Sized Learning: Ask Me Anything, Nonprofit Co-Leadership

Jul 19, 2022

Contact the


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

Jes Wysong
Southern Minnesota Regional Coordinator
Email Jes

Join the Southwest Minnesota Advisory Committee

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Regional advisors are champions in their communities and help MCN better support Southwest Minnesota organizations. Who knows community needs better than passionate nonprofit staff?

That's why we need your voice and experience!

Joining MCN's Southwest Minnesota Regional Advisory Committee is a great opportunity to inform the sector about improvements needed in your community and influence MCN priorities in Greater Minnesota.

While the commitment to serve as a committee member is minimal with 1-hour meetings quarterly, your impact is big. Interested? Jes Wysong, MCN's Southern Minnesota Regional Coordinator. would love to talk with you.

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