Looking for grant opportunities or information on writing stronger grant proposals? You've come to the right place.
MCF is happy to offer nonprofit staff and volunteers a variety of resources and programs to support effective grantseeking.
Read through this page for an overview of our offerings. Looking for a specific resource? Check out the Grantseeking Resources page.
|Minnesota Grantmakers Online (MGO)
MGO is the state's most comprehensive searchable database of foundations, corporate grantmakers and grants. Updated daily, it can save you time and money, help you be more strategic in your research, and write stronger grant proposals. Learn more about MGO. Already a subscriber? Log into MGO.
MCF offers basic and advanced seminars on grantseeking, and both feature a panel of Minnesota grantmakers. Read about the great grantseeking take-aways attendees enjoy and stay tuned to the MCF Events Calendar for upcoming dates.
|Giving Memo E-newsletter
Our free biweekly e-newsletter for nonprofits contains the latest grant updates, programs, grant deadlines, job opportunities and more. Create a free login for the MCF website to subscribe to Giving Memo.
MCF's free quarterly newspaper contains original in-depth articles on grantmaking in Minnesota. Read Giving Forum online or create free a login for the MCF website and sign up to receive a free subscription.
Online Learning Marketplace
Explore the Grantseeking Resources page to find introductory information on grantseeking, how to write an effective grant proposal, links to grant deadlines and much more.
The first cohort of MCF Philanthropy Fellows is halfway through the first year of their three-year appointments at the Bush Foundation. Two answered Giving Foru...
By Chris Oien In our sector, we often hear about the need to bust down silos between grantmakers and nonprofits so the two groups can work as peers to address ...
(July 7, 2014) - Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless has funds available for 501 c 3 agencies in select Minnesota communities for the purpose of increasi...
(June 26, 2014) - Due to a mix-up regarding the June 25th workshop for the Jerome Foundation Minnesota Film, Video and Digital Production Program, new workshop ...
(June 23, 2014) - The James R. Thorpe Foundation has changed its application deadline and procedures for Elder Funding. All requests must be completed on-line b...