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Finance & Legal Events

We know that you want a well-run organization that has a high standard of financial leadership. At MCN, we offer technical skills-based workshops as well as leadership-focused sessions for promoting the sustainability and transparency of your organization.

Featured Event

2021 Greater Minnesota Nonprofit Summit

Tuesday, June 22, 09:00 AM - Thursday, June 24, 2021, 04:00 PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
June 22 & 24
Virtual ConferenceLive & Recorded
May 05

Beginner Grantwriting: Getting Started

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Find yourself as your organization's “accidental grantwriter”? Join this session to learn the basics of grantwriting and grantseeking.
May 06

Effective Survey Design

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Learn the fundamentals of good survey design and practice writing and testing survey questions for your own project in a collaborative group environment.
May 11

Your 2021 Fundraising Event: In-person, Hybrid, or Virtual...Oh My!

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Dive into key strategies for engaging supporters before, during, and after a virtual (or hybrid) event
May 19

Encouraging Survey Response

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Learn communication and distribution techniques that can help you increase your response rate.
May 24

Storytelling for Grantseekers

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
What makes for compelling storytelling in grantwriting? Join this training to learn and practice the elements of strong storytelling for grants
May 25

Grantwriters Incubator

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Virtual, Live/Online
Looking for an opportunity to virtually connect with other grant professionals and “talk shop”? Join this free, lightly facilitated gathering of nonprofit grantwriters for a unique venue of interactive input and feedback from peers.
May 27

Developing Your Evaluation Strategy and Plan

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 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.
Jun 22

2021 Greater Minnesota Nonprofit Summit

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Standard Time
June 22 & 24
Virtual Conference, Live & Recorded
The tenth anniversary Greater Minnesota Summit is designed to bring together staff, board members, and volunteers from across Greater Minnesota to learn, network, and strategize.

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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.