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


Spotlight: Elements and Impacts of Relational Leadership

Jun 26, 2024

Intermediate Grantwriting

Jul 30, 2024

Beginner Grantseeking

Aug 07, 2024

Grantwriters Incubator

Sep 17, 2024

Beginning Grantwriting

Sep 19, 2024

2024 MCN & MCF Joint Annual Conference

Oct 10, 2024
St. PaulMN

Contact the


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

Jackie McNeil
Southern Minnesota Regional Representative
Email Jackie

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