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With over 37,000 501(c) nonprofits, Minnesota boasts one of the nation's most robust and impactful nonprofit sectors in the nation. Since 1987, the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits has provided vital support for individual nonprofits and the sector as a whole.

Through educational offerings, statewide and national advocacy, sector research, and cost-savings opportunities, MCN serves as a foundational support for both nonprofits and the allies with whom they work to create stronger communities across our state and region.

Not sure which membership type fits your situation and needs?

Learn more about MCN's four membership offerings below to learn which is the best match for you and/or your organization's needs and goals. 

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MCN member programs provide resources, support, connections, and cost savings
for organizations and individuals in the following categories:

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Nonprofit Membership

Nonprofit organizations with a 501(c) designation (or pending IRS application) are encouraged to apply for nonprofit membership to gain access to exclusive benefits designed to help strengthen nonprofits the the people who make them go.

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Associate Membership

Businesses and consultants interested in expanding their network, sharing their expertise, and increasing their knowledge of the needs of individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector as a whole are encouraged to apply for membership as well.

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Foundation Membership

Foundation allies interested in supporting MCN's advocacy and research work on behalf of nonprofits across Minnesota are encouraged to provide ongoing operating support through this specialized membership.

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Individual Membership

Jobseekers, students, and other individuals are invited to access individual membership in order to receive discounts on educational opportunities and resources, as well as connect with nonprofit peers in the MCN network.