Organizational Profile

Minnesota Council on Foundations
Regional association


The Minnesota Council on Foundations expands and strengthens a vibrant community of diverse grantmakers who individually and collectively advance the common good. MCF members represent three-quarters of all grantmaking in the state, awarding more than $1 billion annually.

MCF is:

  • An advocate for giving, promoting ethical and responsible charitable giving
  • A resource for grantmaking, creating and sharing information for and about grantmakers
  • A catalyst for philanthropy, sparking connections, networks and knowledge for effective grantmaking

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Category: Regional association

Target Audience: Grants management staff, Program staff, Administrative staff, Communications staff, Development staff, Executive staff, Financial staff, Trustees, Donors, Advisors

Services Provided: Conferences, Resources, Training

Geographic Scope: Local, State

Target Organizations: Community foundation, Public foundation, Donor advised, Corporate grantmaker, Family foundation, Independent, Operating foundation

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