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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Major Program Expenses
Several grants supporting the education of students at the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind:
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 06/15/2017

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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PO Box 580338
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55485

General Information

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


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

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