2019 Nonprofit Essentials Conference

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MCN strives to ensure this conference is accessible to all nonprofits, regardless of size or ability to pay. To this end, individuals meeting any of the following criteria are eligible for significant partial scholarships:

OPTION 1: Current students and job-seekers can attend this valuable conference at the discounted rate of $49 through August 5. Simply use the promo code "ESSENTIAL" when registering online or via the PDF registration form.

OPTION 2: Full time volunteers including AmeriCorps, VISTA, and Public Allies may contact MCN's registrar by August 5 to receive an automatic discount and payment of $30 each. Send a whole group of VISTAs and we can get them registered all at one time.

OPTION 3: Additional scholarship criteria: If you meet any of the additional criteria, below, you may seek a scholarship via the online scholarship application. Individuals who apply via this process will be notified of their scholarship status on July 30. Applicants will NOT hear from MCN beforehand. If you are applying for a scholarship, please save the date and plan to attend the conference.

Please do not register separately at this time. All scholarship applicants will receive an offer of registration at/below the normal rate that you would have received if you were to register normally today. All scholarship applications must be received by 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 30

  • Small organizations with budgets under $750,000
  • Greater Minnesota organizations from outside the seven-county Twin Cities area
  • Immigrant and refugee organizations (led by immigrants/refugees or serving over 50% of clients who are immigrants or refugees)
For Option 3, apply here.

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