Minnesota State Academy for the Blind Foundation

Mission Statement

The mission of the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind Foundation is to establish cooperative relationships and to raise funds for the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind unavailable through government sources. These funds will be used to enhance and develop programs at the Academy, providing the visually impaired students of Minnesota the maximum opportunity to become confident and productive citizens.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In 2016, the MSAB Foundation provided the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind with the following: repaving of the bike path, funding of a portion of the school's 150th anniversary celebration, guitar refurbishing, gross and fine motor equipment, woodworm tactile creations, and a theater field trip and staff software instruction.
Current Goals For 2017, the MSAB Foundation is providing the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind the funding for the following: replacement of wires and winches for the straight-line running track, tuition assistance for pre-college preparatory courses for two students, and additional projects and programs yet to be determined.
Community or Constituency Served The students of the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind.
Geographic Area Served The State of Minnesota

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$32,912
83.4%
Management
$2,834
7.2%
Fundraising
$3,722
9.4%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2015
$184,462
$69,682
$114,780
2014
$69,682
$11,622
$58,060
2013
$11,622
$35,661
($24,039)
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Address:
PO Box 580338
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55485

General Information

Alternative Name: MSAB Foundation, MSABF
EIN: 41-1739069
Principal Staff: LuAnne Speeter
Volunteers: 12
Number of Clients: 100

Board

Board Chair: LuAnne Speeter
Number of Board Members: 10
Board Meetings with Quorum: 7
Average Member Attendance: 8.1

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