MN-DONA provides the following benefits to its members:


  • Biannual edition of Focus, MN-DONA's online newsletter

  • MN-DONA Website -, provides up-to-date information on MN-DONA/LTC including a calendar of events, legislative issues, board member contact information, constitution, committee information  policies, a forum for members to ask questions and seek ideas, membership application, favorite forms, programs and policies, patron members and morel

  • Continuing Education - Spring Connection and Fall Conference

  • Liaisons to Minnesota Medical Directors Association, LPN Taskforce, Minnesota

  • Health & Housing Alliance, MHHA Regulatory Affairs Committee, APIC MN, CHAIN, Stratis, LeadingAge of MN, Care Providers Regulatory, Care Providers Quality Council, MN Center for Nursing, OHFC

  • District Meetings-Held around the state, your chance to meet with DONs and ADONs in your area to discuss current issues and share concerns.

  • Scholarships-MN-DONA's mission, which includes promoting leadership excellence through education, is the catalyst for providing scholarships to members for leadership/personal balance, continuing education at our Fall Conference and post­ secondaty education.  With the help of our vendor sponsors,  MN-DONA also provides educational scholarships to non-members pursuing their nursing degrees in long term care.

Active membership fee is $125 for 1 year or $200 for 2 years. Your membership year begins from the date we receive your registration and is renewable on that anniversary date through MN-DONA. Click below to Join.