Family Philanthropy Symposium: Logistics


Schedule & Resources


Conference Location and Directions

The MCF Family Philanthropy Symposium will be held at the Graves 601 Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Graves 601 is located in the Block E complex, southeast of Highway 94 and across from the Target Center. Find directions and more at the Graves 601 Hotel website.

Graves 601 Hotel
601 1st Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612.677.1100

Conference Hotel Information

A limited block room rate has been set up for MCF Family Philanthropy Symposium at the Graves 601 Hotel. The block rate is $149 for a king or two queens. The rate is guaranteed through Monday, August 15. Please call 1.866.523.1100 to make your reservation. When booking, make sure to mention that you are with the Minnesota Council on Foundations to receive the discounted room rate.


There is a parking ramp located within the Block E entertainment complex, as well as another pay lot directly across the street. There is also metered parking available along 1st Avenue, and valet parking available through the hotel.


We encourage you to wear comfortable, business casual clothing.

Cancellation Policy

To ensure a refund, please notify MCF of your cancellation by September 7, 2011, by fax (612.337.5089) or email. No refunds will be given after September 7.