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Date: Friday, December 14, 2012

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


Breakfast will be provided.

If you cannot attend in person but wish to participate by telephone, please call 1-888-721-8686 and use conference ID 2786325#.


1. Approval of September 21, 2012 Minutes

2. Financial Report
A. Auditors Report (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP)
1. Draft - Management Letter
2. Draft - SAS 114 Letter
3. Draft - SAS 115 Letter
4. Draft - Financial Statements
B. Investment Committee Report
C. Treasurer’s Report
1. Financial Activity Report (MSBA)

3. National Conference of Bar Foundations Membership
A. Renewal Application

4. Fundraising Committee Report
A. Update from Kim McKelvey

5. Strategic Planning
A. Grant Review Process Committee Report

6. Miscellaneous
A.  Future Meeting Dates:
1. Friday, March 15, 2013 at Noon at the MSBA offices
2. June TBD

B.  Acknowledgement Letters

C.  Mission Statement

7. Grants
A. Grant Review Committee Recommendations

B. Consideration of Grants:
1. Restorative Justice Community Action Inc.
2. MSBA Mock Trial Program
3. Children's Law Center of Minnesota
4. Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (CAPSH)
5. Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)
6. SAFE Initiative: Stop Abuse and Financial Exploitation for Adults Later in Life (Denied)
7. Project FINE
8. Emerge Community Development (Denied)
9. CASA Minnesota
10. Estate & Elder Law Services at Volunteers of America-Minnesota
11. NAMI Minnesota Juvenile Justice Coalition of Minnesota
12. American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (Rejected)
13. Domestic Abuse Project
14. Missions, Inc. Programs
15. Minnesota Landmarks Inc.
16. Southwest Crisis Center
17. Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota

Grant Summary Report
Form 990 & 990EZ Spreadsheet

8. Other Business