Andrea Sanow is the communications manager at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. In her role, she supports and advances the philanthropic support of MCN’s programs and operations as well as increases the visibility and credibility of GrantAdvisor.org. Working closely with the director of advancement, Andrea coordinates key aspects of MCN’s fundraising and communications, including prospect research, grant proposal and report preparation, individual giving, and external storytelling. She also oversees the production of the Minnesota Grants Directory.
Andrea holds a B.A. in English and an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing from Augsburg University. She currently serves as vice president on the board directors of the Radical Health Alliance. She’s worked in the arts, supportive housing, and higher education, respectively and from 2012-2013, served as a member of the Lutheran Volunteer Corps in San Francisco, CA.