Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded in 1987 to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. Through MCN, nonprofits join together across interest areas to work on issues of common concern to all.

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Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

MCN’s services have allowed us at Junior Achievement to develop our talent, build infrastructure and continue to learn critical skills to support our mission.

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Events

VirtualLive/Online
Sep
20
Join this three-part session to learn what coaching is and how to transform your conversations
VirtualLive/Online
Sep
22
Find yourself as your organization's “accidental grantwriter”? Join this session to learn the basics of grantwriting and grantseeking.
VirtualLive/Online
Sep
23
Learn first hand about co-leadership from a successful team, and receive key insights to help shape the path of your co-working model.
  • Human Resources & Supervision
Posted 09/03/21
Following financial hardship, a St. Paul nonprofit discovers vital employee health benefits through BenefitsMN.
  • Leadership & Governance
Posted 08/25/21
MCN is pleased to announce Kari Aanestad as the organization’s new associate director, effective August 16, 2021.
  • Fundraising & Grantseeking
Posted 08/11/21
How anonymous reviews of grantmaking foundations propelled changes to funding accessibility.
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Advocacy Resources & Tools

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Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence

Explore the first-ever set of accountability principles and management practices for nonprofits.

MCN Publications

Access expertly researched directories and handbooks to help your nonprofit achieve its mission.

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The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded in 1987 to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. Our mission is to inform, promote, connect, and strengthen individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. Through MCN, nonprofits join together across interest areas to work on issues of common concern to all.

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Join the community of Minnesota nonprofits.

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits is the largest statewide association of nonprofits in the country. With over 2,200 nonprofit member organizations and 240 businesses as members throughout Minnesota, it is the premier place for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and businesses serving nonprofits to come together under the umbrella of a statewide association of nonprofits.