MCF Government Relations and Public Policy Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:00pm - 3:30pm CST
MCF, 800 Washington Ave N, Suite 703, Minneapolis, MN 55401

This is the MCF Government Relations and Public Policy Committee’s final meeting of the year.

This meeting is meant for government relations and public policy committee members. Want to join the committee? Contact Bob Tracy at for more information.

MCF engages in public policy as a means to advance and create the changes envisioned in its mission, vision, values and strategic plan.

  • The public policy goals describe the long-term vision for the impact of MCF’s public policy activities.  These goals include:  (1) Expanding philanthropy, charitable giving and Minnesota’s community of grantmakers, and (2) Creating a more prosperous, inclusive and equitable Minnesota by eliminating disparities.
  • MCF’s public policy activities are broadly defined to include advocacy to identify and promote opportunities for change and lobbying to influence specific legislation, regulations or administrative actions.  MCF represents its collective membership through direct engagement in public policy activities.  MCF supports its members’ independent public activities through capacity building.
  • Public policy positions adopted by MCF are the positions of the Council and not of its individual members.  MCF adheres to all state and federal laws and restrictions related to participating in lobbying and engaging in political activities.  MCF encourages and supports its members in adopting principles and practices that also adhere to these federal laws and restrictions.
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