Nonprofit Management Resources

Here are some organizations that provide technical support and/or information to nonprofit organizations in Minnesota:

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

MAP for Nonprofits

Nonprofits Assistance Fund

Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota Attorney General’s Charities Division

Springboard for the Arts

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

Minnesota Regional Arts Councils


Center for Nonprofit Management (University of St. Thomas)

Public & Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphrey School of Public Affairs (University of Minnesota)

Master’s in Nonprofit Management Program (Hamline University)

Resources to Assist with Starting Up a Nonprofit Organization

If you are looking for information or help in setting up a nonprofit organization or filing for tax-exempt status, there are a number of other resources available, including:

If you are looking for an attorney to pay for legal assistance, here is one resource you could try:

  • The Nonprofit SpeciaList (Minnesota Council of Nonprofits; other parts of this service list other types of nonprofit advisers.)

Dissolving a Nonprofit Organization

If you need information regarding how a nonprofit organization can legally “go out of business,”  this document by a LegalCORPS volunteer attorney might help: