West Central Chapter

West Central

Welcome to the West Central 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 Moorhead and West Central 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.

MCN works regionally with the North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations. We are regional partners in the Fargo / Moorhead area.

Upcoming West Central Region


2019 Overcoming Racism Conference - Bemidji

Nov 15, 2019

West Central Roundtable Network

Nov 20, 2019
Fergus FallsMN

Practical Leadership 2.0: Supervising for Team Engagement - Multi-part Virtual Training

Dec 03, 2019
Virtual TrainingLive - Online

Starting a Successful Nonprofit - Virtual Training

Dec 12, 2019
Virtual TrainingLive - Online

West Central Minnesota Foundations - Fergus Falls

Jan 21, 2020
Fergus FallsMN

West Central Minnesota Foundations - Fargo/Moorhead

Jan 23, 2020

Contact the

West Central

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

Joe Pederson
West Central Minnesota Regional Coordinator
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits West Central Office 
c/o Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation
409 7th Street South
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 218-443-6864
Email: jpederson@minnesotanonprofits.org

West Central Minnesota Advisory Committee

Moorhead, MN - Photo by Eric, "Waning Bloom"
An advisory committee, made up of representatives from area nonprofits, helps set priorities for programs and projects to be offered in the West Central Minnesota region, advises the regional coordinator on a variety of nonprofit issues and helps to broaden MCN's regional network. Representatives on the committee include area leaders who represent MCN member organizations.

Advisory Committee Roster:

Thomas Hill, Community impact director, United Way of Cass-Clay
Wendy Merrick, program director, West Central Initiative
Lexi Ostrich, program officer, Fargo Moorhead Area Foundation
Kathy Potter, executive director, Access of the Red River Valley

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