• 2021 Principles for Philanthropy

    Understand, begin, aspire and learn about MCF's new 2021 Principles for Philanthropy!

  • Submit Your Session

    Seeking Your Workshop Proposals

    Respond to our RFP and share your perspective and experience at the largest gathering of grantmakers in Minnesota!

  • Reimagining Membership

    A New Way to Calculate Dues

    Philanthropic organizations are not all the same. That’s why, beginning with our 2022 membership year, MCF is assessing member dues in several different ways – to best suit each organization type.

  • CEO Chat Event Series

    Conversations with Foundation Leaders

    A free event series for nonprofit staff, board and community members to connect with leaders in philanthropy.

  • Lead with MCF

    2022 Board or Committee Application Now Open!

    Connect, strengthen and mobilize your voice as part of a MCF Board or Committee

  • 2021 Principles for Philanthropy

  • Annual Conference RFP

  • Reimagining Membership

  • CEO Chat Event Series

  • 2022 Board or Committee Application

MCF Notes


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Over the last four months, MCF and its members have worked with the Office of Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor...


In July 2021, the Minnesota Council on Foundations released a new edition of the...


This year marks the 25th anniversary of MCF’s original Principles for Grantmakers, a set of standards created by and...