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Evaluation and Planning

Evaluation & Planning Events

Creating a cycle of continuous improvement is a key to organizational success. Whether you need to plan for and evaluate your organization, program, board, or staff – we offer trainings that can take you to the next level.

Featured Event

Intermediate Grantwriting

Tuesday, August 03, 09:00 AM - Tuesday, August 03, 2021, 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 03, 2021, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
VirtualLive/Online
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Aug 04

Board Training Series: Models of Governance

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join us for session #3 of the MCN Board Training Series: Models of Board Governance with Jennifer Sawyer!
Aug 05

Federal Funds Coming to Minnesota: An Informational Presentation

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Participants will gain information to inform their advocacy work to influence these decisions and development work to potentially access these funds.
Aug 18

Board Training Series: Inclusion and Diversity

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Join us for session #4 of the MCN Board Training Series: Inclusion and Engagement with Bukata Hayes!
Sep 01

Bite-Sized Learning: Principles and Practices of Nonprofit Excellence

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
This event includes an overview of the Principles and Practices resource along with a facilitated discussion on how to use these ideas within an organization.
Sep 23

Co-Leadership: The Good, the Bad, and How to Make It Work

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Learn first hand about co-leadership from a successful team, and receive key insights to help shape the path of your co-working model.
Oct 14

2021 MCN Annual Conference

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Central Standard Time
October 14, 15, 28, & 29
Virtual, Live & Recorded
Join hundreds of nonprofit professionals for the 35th MCN Annual Conference, hosted virtually over four half-days in October.
Nov 03

Facilitative Leadership

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Learn techniques for facilitating meetings that are designed to activate the power of the group.
Nov 23

Developing Your Evaluation Strategy and Plan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
In this three-part virtual training, you’ll learn how to develop an evaluation plan designed to inform strategy and decision making for your program or organization.


Suggested Events

Board Training Series: Models of Governance

VirtualLive/Online
Aug
04
Join us for session #3 of the MCN Board Training Series: Models of Board Governance with Jennifer Sawyer!

Federal Funds Coming to Minnesota: An Informational Presentation

VirtualLive/Online
Aug
05
Participants will gain information to inform their advocacy work to influence these decisions and development work to potentially access these funds.

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.