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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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Denny Caneff

Superior Hiking Trail Association

It never fails. When a nonprofit management or governance question comes up, we say, "What does MCN have on that?"

MCN is a reliable and trusted source for not just core resources and information, but on-the-fly advice.

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Upcoming

Events

VirtualLive/Online
Aug
04
Deepen your understanding of the sections of a grant proposal.
VirtualLive/Online
Sep
09
ACTcon connects nonprofit professionals with current fundraising and communications trends, new technologies, and innovative approaches to how each can support the other.
VirtualLive/Online
Sep
30
Learn how to evaluate your programs and gain resources to dig deeper into evaluation.
  • Public Policy
Posted 05/27/20
The end of the legislative session is more like a pause to the session. Governor Walz is expected to call a special session around June 12.
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Posted 05/26/20
MCN offers our condolences to George Floyd’s community, his family, and to the people of color in our communities who experience systemic violence and trauma when events like this one continue to happen.
  • Public Policy
Posted 05/13/20
PPP loans of less than $2 million will be assumed to be in compliance with the good faith verification requirement
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Advocacy Resources & Tools

Discover current tools and resources to unlock effective advocacy and public policy work in your nonprofit.

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.