American Legion Foundation


American Legion Foundation Contribution Brochure (PDF)
American Legion Foundation Funds

A Foundation originated by The American Legion, Department of Minnesota to assist needy Minnesota Veterans and their families.

                                                              MISSION STATEMENT
"To accumulate a trust and receive funds for direct assistance, to fund programs for Minnesota Veterans and their families not already funded from traditional revenue sources."

Grants will be awarded to needy Veterans to assist them with transportation for treatments at VA medical centers, providing these costs are not already funded by other sources. All expenditures must be in keeping with Foundation Policies and applicable State and Federal law.

                                                            Your Gift is Tax Exempt.
The Internal Revenue Service recognizes the Minnesota American Legion Foundation as an organization exempt from federal Income Tax under sectin 501(A) of the Internal Revenue code as an organizationdescribed in Section 501 (C) (3).

Your contribution is therefore exempt to the mazimum permitted by law.

If your Post or organization conducts charitable gambling, The Minnesota American Legion Foundation qualifies as arecipient of charitable gambling funds as described in Minnesota Statues 349.12 Subdivision 25 (a) (1) and contributio are reported as on Schedule C of the monthly gambling report forms.

Your Gift Can Make a Difference

Foundation Policies

1. The Department of Minnesota Headquarters staff deposits and accounts for all Foundation contributions.

2. The foundation operation expenses are paid only from investment income threby assuring that trust donations will be held in trust and allocated only for Foundation grants.

3. All Foundtaion policies and actions must stricly adhere to the guidelines and rules for continuing exemption from Federal and State Income Taxes as a non-profit foundation.

4. To maintain a network of advisors and advisory committees to the Foundation Board of Directors from each of the ten districts in Department of Minnesota Rehabilitation and finance committees.

                                                              Together We can Help
Your financial assistance is needed to help Minnesota Veterans and their families. By pooling our resources, we can make a difference.

For more information, or to send a contribution, contact: The Minnesota American Legion Foundation, American Legion Headquarters, State Veterans Service Building, St. Paul, MN 55155-2069