Events

MINN Sponsored and Other Local Events

There are many great events in the Twin Cities for practitioners interested in international nongovernmental work! We try to keep up on these events and post them here. On this page, you will also find MINN-hosted events. If there is an event that you would like to see posted here, please fill out this form.

With co-sponsorship, MINN can help promote or put on an event! Get answers about the different kinds of co-sponsorship, what they involve, and their benefits here.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Operation Bootstrap Africa partners with local communities and uses local resources to help people meet their ever-growing education needs. Their mission is based on the "bootstrap" philosophy of helping people help themselves.  Operation Bootstrap Africa raises money and then grants that money to various education projects. Almost 70% of donor support is from individuals, with another 25% from faith-based communities.


Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9:30pm

This presentation will discuss common challenges that organizations face in meeting federal grant requirements — and what your grant compliance program needs to include to address them. Together, we’ll cover internal controls over compliance, procurement requirements, sub-recipient monitoring requirements, required policies and procedures, and some best practices for grant management. More details and registration.


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:30pm

With the holidays fast approaching, we wanted to give you an opportunity to learn about Diva's Fair Trade, a local organization that has worked with MINN in the past, while also allowing you some time to shop for holiday gifts from an amazing fair trade shop.


Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:00pm

Join MINN for a Talk and Tour of COFHED to get an in-depth look at the organization in a small group setting. COFHED is a Haitian-led organization that fosters local education, leadership and mobilization so that rural citizens sustainably transform their communities. The agenda includes an overview of the organization’s cutting-edge participatory engagement approach and an interactive activity to help you envision what long-term sustainable change could look like.


Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join the fun at Day Block Brewing Company as MINN partners with Global Minnesota in rebooting their young professionals networking series. Try your hand at international-themed trivia, network with others interested in what’s happening in the world, and enjoy a pint on us. Build a team with friends and colleagues or join one that evening. Registration is 10$ and includes one drink ticket and appetizers, including Day Block’s made-from-scratch specialty pizza.


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