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Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota leads the fight to stop seizures, and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 11/15/2012
1600 University Avenue W
Suite 300
St Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (651)287-2314
Fax: (651)287-2325
EIN 41-0874541
Principal Staff Vicki Kopplin,
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 22
Board meetings with quorum 4
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 15.5
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota provided seizure recognition and response training to 6,500 people in 2011. In addition, 600 people attended educational conferences and workshops. During 2011, the following communities received the Seizure Smart Communities designation: Bemidji, Fergus Falls, Hutchinson and Owatonna. In 2011, 263 children with epilepsy were engaged in the Shining Stars program and 100 children attended Camp Oz. In 2011, 705 people received services through our Information & Referral program. As a result of these programs - people in MN and ND were educated, connected and empowered. Education ends the stigma associated with epilepsy, people feeling connected eliviates the isolation associated with epilepsy and being empowered has given more than 500 people affected by epilepsy a voice and a sense of control.
Current Goals
Educate the community inorder to end the stigma and misperceptions that surround epilepsy and seizures. Connect people impacted by epilepsy to others and to resources in order to end the isolation that surrounds epilepsy. Empower people affected by epilepsy to assist them in taking action and "control" of their epilepsy.
Community or Constituency Served
Any one impacted by seizures
Geographic Area Served
State of Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $330,906 71.4%
Management: $55,385 11.9%
Fundraising: $77,463 16.7%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $0 $0 $1,394,352
Beginning of Year $0 $0 $1,294,651
Difference $0 $0 $99,701
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $0
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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