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Date: Friday, September 21, 2012

Where: MSBA Offices, 600 Nicollet Mall, #380, (Between 6th and 7th Streets), Downtown Mpls

Time: Noon

By Tuesday, September 18, please RSVP to Sue Bores whether you ARE or ARE NOT able to attend: or 612-278-6325. Lunch will be provided.

If you cannot attend in person but wish to participate by telephone please let Sue know and then call 1-888-721-8686 and use passcode 2786309#.


1. Approval of June 29, 2012 Minutes

2. Financial Report
A.  Investment Committee Report
Asset Allocation Report
Portfolio Snapshot
Quarterly Investment Report
B. Treasurer’s Report

3. Officer Elections

4. Committee Assignments

5. Fundraising Committee Report
A. ALPS Foundation Services (Kim McKelvey)
B. The Race for Justice (Warren Ortland)

6. Strategic Planning Committee Report

7. Miscellaneous
A.  Future Meeting Dates: December 14, 2012 (Location TBD)
B.  Acknowledgement Letters
C.  Mission Statement

8. Grants
A. Grant Review Committee Report
1. Grant Summary Report

B. Consideration of Grants:
1. Neighborhood Justice Center Inc.
2. 360 Communities (Organization requested that their grant application be removed from the website.)
3. Restorative Justice Community Action Inc. (TABLED. Will put on the December agenda.)
4. ISD 196 Emergency Services Course (DENIED)
5. Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (REJECTED)
6. Tubman
7. Hands of Hope Resource Center
8. Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
9. The Advocates for Human Rights
10. Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (REJECTED)
12. Children's Law Center of Minnesota (REJECTED)
13. All Parks Alliance for Change
14. Employment Action Center

Grant Summary Report
Form 990 & 990EZ Spreadsheet

9. Other Business