Mission Awards Recipients (2001 – 2010)

Since 1987, the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) has been honored to recognize dozens of nonprofit organizations making incredible contributions to Minnesota’s high quality of life. The Minnesota Nonprofit Mission Awards honor these contributions in the areas of Innovation, Advocacy, Anti-Racism Initiative, and Responsive Philanthropy. Recipients have received:

  • Recognition in front of hundreds of nonprofit peers at the MCN Annual Conference
  • A professional video production capturing the organization’s work 
  • A one-of-a-kind art glass award
  • A feature profile of the organization in MCN’s Nonprofit News
  • A cash award (for all recipients except for Responsive Philanthropy recipient)
  • Bridging, Inc. – Innovation (VIDEO) 
  • Centro Cempesino – Advocacy (VIDEO)
  • Anishinaabe Center – Anti-Racism Initiative (VIDEO)
  • The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation – Responsive Philanthropy (VIDEO)
  • Project 504 – Innovation
  • The Mental Health Association of Minnesota – Advocacy
  • Bemidji Area Race Relations Council (BARRC) – Anti-Racism Initiative
  • The One Percent Club- Responsive Philanthropy