Advertising, Exhibit, & Sponsorship Opportunities

Is your business or organization looking to reach decision-makers from Minnesota’s vibrant nonprofit sector? Do you have the expertise nonprofits need to advance their missions and create strong and sustainable organizations in the years to come? You’ve come to the right place!

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) has a wide array of options to help you spread the word about your products and services to nonprofits that will fit marketing budgets of all sizes. Many of our advertising opportunities are available only to our nonprofit and associate members, while others have member discounts.

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Display Ads in Nonprofit News

Distributed to 2,500 organizations in print and more than 14,000 nonprofit professionals via email each quarter, Nonprofit News is MCN's digital newsletter featuring informational articles, timely resources, and practical how-to applications. We reach beyond the executive director to the nonprofit management staff members that make decisions that impact your business. Because our readers see Nonprofit News as a continued resource, your advertisement has a shelf-life longer than just when the publication hits the mailbox. 

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MCN E-newsletters

Banner Sponsorships in E-newsletters

MCN offers a monthly sponsorship in the form of banner ads in a variety of email newsletters options, including Minnesota Grants Alert, Smart Nonprofits, Events Forecast, and six Greater Minnesota Regional Chapter Updates. Subscriber bases vary from 350 for our most targeted e-newsletter to over 7,800 for our broadest outreach.

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Sponsorship of MCN Nonprofit Job Board

For nearly 20 years, the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN), the largest state association of nonprofits in the nation, has helped employers and jobseekers come together to build stronger nonprofits, a thriving nonprofit sector, and a better Minnesota through its highly trafficked job board.

One of the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit-specific job search tools in the U.S., the MCN Nonprofit Job Board receives more than 74,000 sessions per month from jobseekers, many who rate this service as their top tool for finding nonprofit employment.

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Sponsor and Exhibit at MCN Events

Reach thousands of nonprofit professionals each year through sponsorships, exhibits, program advertising, and attendee packet inserts at MCN's content-rich conferences, workshops and series, and information sessions.

Direct Mail List Rental

Direct Mail List Rental

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) maintains a database of more than 6,500 nonprofit organizations in Minnesota. You can customize your request to reach only the nonprofit organizations that are most interested in your message. You can target a list of nonprofits by Activity Area, Budget Size, and Geographic Area.

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MCN Advertising Policies

At MCN, we make every effort to provide our members with valuable and thorough information based on the best nonprofit practices. In order to be able to provide you with continually updated, high-quality information regularly at little or no cost to you, we seek funding through a wide array of sources. This includes advertisements and sponsorships in many of our communications vehicles.

As vital resources to Minnesota nonprofits, and the communities they serve, we see sponsors and advertisers as valuable contributors to MCN’s mission to help inform, promote, connect, and strengthen nonprofits.

The following rules guide our advertising policy:

MCN has the sole discretion for determining the types of advertising that will be accepted and displayed on our website and in our newsletters and conference materials. We retain the right to reject advertising that is contrary to our mission.

In addition, MCN explicitly refuses any advertising based on the following guidelines:

  • No hate speech
  • No libel/slander
  • No promotion of illegal activity
  • No promotion of gambling

The appearance of any advertising in any MCN print or digital property is neither an endorsement of nor a guarantee for the product, service, or company (or the claims made in such advertising) by MCN. Ads are placed at the sole discretion of the organization.