All MCN Events

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Learn Something New. For Yourself and Your Mission.

We believe that the nonprofit sector is strongest when each organization is well-run and well-supported. We want you to be able to do your work better.

At MCN, we offer learning opportunities that help nonprofit staff and volunteers know what you need to know, strengthen your skills, and build connections with others.

You do good work. Our job is to help your nonprofit do better.

Featured Event

2020 Annual Conference

Tuesday, December 08, 08:00 AM - Tuesday, December 08, 2020, 04:30 PM
Tuesday, December 08, 2020, 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
VirtualLive/Online
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Dec 08

2020 Annual Conference

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join us for the 2020 Annual Conference on December 8 & 10. This year we're going virtual!
Dec 15

What's the plan, Stan? Moving Forward through Authentic Strategic Planning

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
This workshop answers key questions about the strategic planning process and purpose.
Dec 16

Tea with Terri: Staff Evaluations

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join Terri Allred, MCN's greater Minnesota and Southeast regional coordinator, for tea during this virtual drop-in office hour.
Dec 16

Prospecting and Qualification: Building the Pipeline to Fundraising Success

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Learn more about prospect research and discovery visits with individuals, corporations, and foundations while social distancing.
Dec 17

Responding to Microaggressions

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Explore how microaggressions appear and discuss ways to interrupt and respond to them to advance equity and create belonging.
Dec 18

Delivering Feedback Using Coaching

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join this workshop to learn about and practice delivering feedback in ways that boost morale and build support and trust.
Dec 18

Models of Volunteer Management - Virtual Training

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join this training to think through research-supported designs of volunteer programs for small and mid-sized nonprofits.
Jan 08

2021 Session Lineup

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join us as we share in the opportunity to connect with lawmakers at the beginning of the legislative session.
Jan 12

Minnesota Grantmakers 2021 (Statewide and Twin Cities)

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join this annual exploration of trends and financial outlooks of dozens of the most important Minnesota foundations AND state agencies.
Jan 15

2021 Greater Minnesota Session Lineup

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join us as we share in the opportunity to connect with lawmakers at the beginning of the legislative session.


Suggested Events

What's the plan, Stan? Moving Forward through Authentic Strategic Planning

VirtualLive/Online
Dec
15
This workshop answers key questions about the strategic planning process and purpose.

Prospecting and Qualification: Building the Pipeline to Fundraising Success

VirtualLive/Online
Dec
16
Learn more about prospect research and discovery visits with individuals, corporations, and foundations while social distancing.

Scholarships

MCN is pleased to offer a limited number of partial scholarships for most MCN sponsored trainings and events to individuals from small nonprofits, organizations outside the seven-county Twin Cities area, immigrant and refugee organizations, and culturally-specific organizations working with individual cultural communities. Additionally, scholarships are available to full-time students, jobseekers, and full-time volunteers.

Registration Policies & Refunds

MCN wants to ensure a smooth registration process and event experience for all participants. If you have questions about your registration, please check to see if you can find an answer here. If you still have questions, please contact MCN directly and we’ll do our best to meet your needs. Our promise is to provide exceptional programs. If any MCN program does not fulfill this promise, we will make the situation right or refund your money.