Individual Membership

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Individual Membership for Jobseekers and Students

Jobseeker and student membership with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) is beneficial for individuals not associated with a nonprofit, government entity, or business. This limited membership option, provides access to discounts on MCN events and publications, as well as establish your professional connections with Minnesota’s growing nonprofit sector.

As an individual member, you’ll become familiar with the latest trends and developments in Minnesota’s nonprofits, gain access to resources designed to help fine-tune your skills, and demonstrate your commitment to Minnesota’s nonprofit sector.

This membership is NOT intended for individuals currently associated with a nonprofit, business, or government entity. To learn more about our robust membership options for nonprofits and businesses, please visit our Nonprofit Membership and Associate Membership pages.

Benefits of Individual Membership ($50)

For jobseekers, students, or individuals not associated with an organization, individual membership provides 

  • Discount on MCN event registrations (typically 25-30%)
  • Subscription to Nonprofit News quarterly print newsletter
  • 50 percent discount on MCN publications, including the Minnesota Grants Directory, Salary & Benefits Survey,Minnesota Nonprofit Legal Handbook, and more!

To join/renew/rejoin as an individual member, first login to or create your MCN online account. Once logged in, click the option below that best describes your intended action.

Current Individual Member?

Are you currently an individual member of MCN, but your membership is up for renewal in the coming weeks? Renew today to continue your membership and maintain open access to benefits.

  1. Log in to MCN’s website using their individual username and password, then click the PROFILE link next to their name in the header 
  2. Under REGISTER AND PURCHASE, click the “Pay Open Invoices” link.
  3. Add the membership invoice to your cart and proceed through check out.

Lapsed Individual Member?

Were you an individual member of MCN at one point, but have since let that membership lapse? No problem. Reinstate your individual membership today and gain access to the resources and individual member benefits.

New Individual Member?

Are you a jobseeker or student completely new to MCN? If so, join now to become part of the largest statewide network of nonprofits in the nation and begin accessing the learning opportunities and cost savings. 

Have an individual MCN online account? Please log in before joining below.

Having trouble joining, rejoining, or renewing online? 

If you experience difficulty getting your membership up and running on our website, don’t fret. We have a handy fillable a membership PDF form available, as well. Simply complete the form and return with payment to:

  • Telephone: Call MCN Member Services at 800-289-1904 (M-F, 8:30 – 4:30 CT) to join now. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
  • Fax: Print, complete, and fax the membership form to (651) 642-1517.
  • Mail: Print, complete, and mail the membership form to Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave. W., Suite 20, St. Paul, MN 55114.
  • E-mail: Print, complete, and e-mail the membership form to
  • Questions about membership? Call the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits at 651-642-1904.