Northeast Minnesota Chapter

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Welcome to the Northeast Chapter

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) maintains regional offices to provide locally-based opportunities to build the sector’s capacity and strengthen its effectiveness. Through its regional presence in Duluth and Northeast Minnesota, MCN amplifies its mission by offering educational training, hosting peer-learning opportunities, and connecting nonprofits to the resources offered through MCN's statewide network.

Counties represented: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, St. Louis

Upcoming Northeast Region


Delivering Employee Feedback

Mar 04, 2021

Practical Leadership 2.0: Building Effective Teams

Mar 09, 2021

Universal Design in Mind: Inclusive Program Development and Communication

Mar 10, 2021

Planned Giving 101

Mar 10, 2021

Models of Volunteer Management

Mar 11, 2021

Bite-Sized Learning: Race Equity with the League of Minnesota Cities

Mar 12, 2021

Contact the


For more information about MCN's Northeast Chapter and how to become involved, please contact:

Kelly LaCore
Northeast Minnesota Regional Coordinator

Phone: 218-206-5711

Northeast Minnesota Advisory Committee

Goosebury Falls - Sarah McGee
An advisory committee, made up of representatives from area nonprofits, helps set priorities for programs and projects to be offered in the Northeast Minnesota region, advises the regional coordinator on a variety of nonprofit issues and helps to broaden MCN's regional network. Representatives on the committee include area leaders who represent MCN member organizations.

Advisory Committee Roster

Mandie Aalto, Advocates for Family Peace 
Laurie Berner, Arc Northland
Ali Bilden Camps, United Way of Carlton County
Sara Cole, Duluth Area Family YMCA 
Tracie Clanaugh, First Witness Child Advocacy Center
Greg Grell, WDSE-WRPT
Michelle Hargrave, Wilderness Health
Cameron Kruger, Duluth Children's Museum
Beth Peterson, Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency 
Lindsay Snustad, Minnesota State Court System
Sarah Waddle, North House Folk School 
Daryl Yankee, Animal Allies Humane Society

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