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Minnesota Life College

The mission of MLC is to transform the lives of young adults with learning differences and autism spectrum disorders by teaching them the skills necessary for independent living as they pursue personal and financial self-sufficiency.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 6/18/2013
7501 Logan Avenue South
Suite 2A
Richfield, MN 55423
Phone: 612-869-4008
Fax: 612-869-0443
EIN 41-1814112
Principal Staff Amy Gudmestad,
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 20
Number of Volunteers 2
Number of Clients Served 86
General Information
Board Chair Jennifer Greene
Number of Board Members 18
Board meetings with quorum 7
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 16.29
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Minnesota Life College served 82 young adults with learning differences and Autism Spectrum Disorders in a community living setting. Of the 82 young adults, 45 of them were living independently in the community and another 9 graduated and joined them in the Graduate Living Community. The employment rate for MLC’s job searching individuals soared to an all-time high of 92% employed.
Current Goals
In addition to our consistent efforts to continually improve how we serve individuals with learning differences and Autism Spectrum Disorders, our focus this year will be to continue look forward. Our goals for the current year include researching the benefits of a CARF accreditation, continuing to develop partnerships within our community, striving for innovation and providing opportunities for staff innovation.
Community or Constituency Served
Young adults ages 18-26 with mild-to-moderate learning differences
Geographic Area Served
MLC is located in Richfield, MN but serves youth from across the nation. MLC is also SEVIS approved and accepts applications from international students.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,168,396 85.2%
Management: $106,655 7.8%
Fundraising: $96,388 7%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2013 2012 2011
End of Year: $0 $1,065,571 $932,004
Beginning of Year $0 $932,004 $970,490
Difference $0 $133,567 ($38,486)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $0
Based on information provided on 2011 to 2013
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