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Date: Friday, September 9, 2011

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

Time: 11:00 a.m. **Please note the start time.**

By Wednesday, September 7, please RSVP to Jennifer Carter whether you ARE or ARE NOT able to attend: or 612-278-6309. Lunch will be provided since this meeting will extend past Noon.

If you cannot attend in person but wish to participate by telephone please let Jennifer know that you will be participating by phone and then call 1-888-346-3659 and use passcode 7553#.


  1. Approval of June 24, 2011 Minutes

  2. Financial Report
    A.  Investment Committee Report
    B.  Treasurer’s Report

  3. Audit Report and Approval (LarsonAllen)

  4. Officer Elections

  5. Committee Assignments

  6. Fundraising Committee Report

  7. Review of the Strategic Planning Proposals

  8. Renewal of National Conference of Bar Foundations Membership

  9. Review of the Proposed Change to the Grant Policy Guidelines

  10. Miscellaneous
    A.  Future Meeting Dates
    B.  Acknowledgement Letters
    C.  Mission Statement

  11. Grants
    A. Grant Review Committee Report: Grant Summary Report
    B. Consideration of Grants:
    1. Peace and Hope International
    2. Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice Partnership
    3. Cancer Legal Line
    4. MSBA - Mock Trial Program
    5. Project FINE
    6. Volunteer Lawyers Network
    7. Southern Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Program d/b/a Rice County Dispute Resolution Program
    8. Friends Against Abuse
    9. Minnesota Wills for Heros Program
    10. World Relief Minnesota (Rejected)
    11. Legal Assistance of Olmsted County
    12. WATCH (Rejected)
    13. Sojourner Project
    14. Emerge Community Development
    15. W.I.N.D.O.W. (Women In Need Depending On Other Women)
    16. The Advocates for Human Rights
    17. NAMI - Juvenile Justice Coalition of Minnesota
    18. Missions, Inc. Programs
    19. Tubman
    20. Minnesota Landmarks, Inc.
    21. Employment Action Center
    22. All Parks Alliance for Change (APAC)

    Grant Summary Report
    Form 990 & 990EZ Spreadsheet

  12. Adjourn