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Mobilizing the Power of Philanthropy

MCF is a vibrant philanthropic community connecting, strengthening, and mobilizing the power of philanthropy to advance prosperity and equity

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2024 MCF Winter Forum

Apply to Join MCF's Board of Directors

It’s that time of year when we welcome you, MCF members, to consider applying to join the MCF board of directors. Why join the MCF board? Here are a few reasons to consider.

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Strategies for Our Work

MCF connects collaborative groups through peer learning and networks, leadership development, partnerships with nonprofits and government, community engagement, and outreach


MCF mobilizes the sector through government relations, public policy, intermediary work, and pooled funds


MCF strengthens individuals through events and training, research and publications, tools, and resources

Learn About Membership

Learn about the benefits and criteria of an MCF membership.

Events & ProgramsSee All Events & Programs
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In-Person Program

2024 MCF-MCN Joint Annual Conference

Oct, 10 2024 - Oct, 11 2024
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Join your colleagues and peers at MCF’s 2024 Annual Conference - an inspiring and educational event for Minnesota’s entire charitable sector.