2011 Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,237,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA)
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2009
End Date
June 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(c) and M.S. 129D.18
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,237,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Engage local citizens in the development of future planning. Create partnerships and pursue collaborations with other local organizations such as nonprofits, libraries, community centers, and others. Create partnerships to demonstrate the work of local artists, musicians, and performers. The new programming will bring attention to local artistic communities and document the local history and heritage of the station's communities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

In fiscal year 2010, MPTA stations

  • broadcast more than 600 hours of Legacy-funded programs
  • created or maintained more than 40 jobs
  • featured 235 organizations and 1835 Minnesota artists, historians, educators and experts
  • had 336,459 web page views

 All MPTA stations broadcast a feature on Legacy-funded programs on March 24, 2011.To view a video about Legacy-funded programs, click here.To read MPTA's 2011 report to the legislature, click here. In fiscal year 2011

  • KSMQ used Legacy funds to produce Off 90, Playhouse Off 90, Off 90 Presents,  Legacy Moments and Quick Stops programs,  Pairing with Light and Pride of the Prairie documentaries, Off 90 and Arti-Gra special events, partnerships with Rochester Art Center, Paramount Theater, KMSU Radio, Americana Showcase and the Minnesota Shorts Festival of Plays. Three FTE positions were funded.
  • Lakeland Public Television (LPTV) used Legacy funds to produce the Common Ground and In Focus programs, which are also featured on the LPTV web site and social media outlets. LPTV featured artists and organizations, including The Great River Arts Association, The Bemidji Community Art Center, The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, Terrapin Station in Nevis, The Bee-Nay-She Council Bird Club, The Basket WeaversGuild,The Headwaters School of Music and Art,  The William S. Marvin Training and Visitor Center, The Northern Trackers Model Railroad Club, the Grand View Lodge, The Sons of Norway and the Bemidji Culring Club.
  • Pioneer Public Television used Legacy funds to produce the Postcards weekly series, Our State Parks and Volstead Fever documentaries, Scandinavian Christmas Traditions, Prairie Sportsman and Prairie Yard and Garden programs, and provided 90 DVD copies of Volstead Fever to high school history teachers for classroom use. Pioneer funded 4.75 FTE staff to produce Legacy content.
  • Prairie Public Television used Legacy funds to produce the Prairie Mosaic, Minnesota Artist Profiles and Minnesota Cultural Destinations series, the Red River Steamboats documentary, Prairie Musicians and Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra music specials, and educational efforts, including Library Corner packges in 13 regional libraries, two literacy events, lesson plans and classroom materials posted online, e-newsletters to Minnesota teachers and a professional development video series for classroom use. One FTE position was funded with Legacy funds.
  • Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) used Legacy funds to produce the MN Original series, First Speakers, Gracious Spaces and Lost Twin Cities III documentaries, PBS Arts from Minnesota special, online posting of 632 arts and cultural videos, and activity guides for each artist profiled for educational use. Five FTE positions were funded with Legacy money.
  • WDSE-WRPT used Legacy funds to produce The Playlist weekly series, Stage to Screen documentary, Bringing Beautiful Music to the Northland musical performance, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra's Young People's Concert for a live audience of 2666 students from 38 schools and a broadcast audience with lesson plans and teaching materials. Two full time and two part time positions were supported with Legacy funds.
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(c) and M.S. 129D.18
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Engage local citizens in the development of future planning. Create partnerships and pursue collaborations with other local organizations such as nonprofits, libraries, community centers, and others. Create partnerships to demonstrate the work of local artists, musicians, and performers. The new programming will bring attention to local artistic communities and document the local history and heritage of the station's communities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

In fiscal year 2010, MPTA stations

  • broadcast more than 600 hours of Legacy-funded programs
  • created or maintained more than 40 jobs
  • featured 235 organizations and 1835 Minnesota artists, historians, educators and experts
  • had 336,459 web page views

 All MPTA stations broadcast a feature on Legacy-funded programs on March 24, 2011.To view a video about Legacy-funded programs, click here.To read MPTA's 2011 report to the legislature, click here. In fiscal year 2011

  • KSMQ used Legacy funds to produce Off 90, Playhouse Off 90, Off 90 Presents,  Legacy Moments and Quick Stops programs,  Pairing with Light and Pride of the Prairie documentaries, Off 90 and Arti-Gra special events, partnerships with Rochester Art Center, Paramount Theater, KMSU Radio, Americana Showcase and the Minnesota Shorts Festival of Plays. Three FTE positions were funded.
  • Lakeland Public Television (LPTV) used Legacy funds to produce the Common Ground and In Focus programs, which are also featured on the LPTV web site and social media outlets. LPTV featured artists and organizations, including The Great River Arts Association, The Bemidji Community Art Center, The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, Terrapin Station in Nevis, The Bee-Nay-She Council Bird Club, The Basket WeaversGuild,The Headwaters School of Music and Art,  The William S. Marvin Training and Visitor Center, The Northern Trackers Model Railroad Club, the Grand View Lodge, The Sons of Norway and the Bemidji Culring Club.
  • Pioneer Public Television used Legacy funds to produce the Postcards weekly series, Our State Parks and Volstead Fever documentaries, Scandinavian Christmas Traditions, Prairie Sportsman and Prairie Yard and Garden programs, and provided 90 DVD copies of Volstead Fever to high school history teachers for classroom use. Pioneer funded 4.75 FTE staff to produce Legacy content.
  • Prairie Public Television used Legacy funds to produce the Prairie Mosaic, Minnesota Artist Profiles and Minnesota Cultural Destinations series, the Red River Steamboats documentary, Prairie Musicians and Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra music specials, and educational efforts, including Library Corner packges in 13 regional libraries, two literacy events, lesson plans and classroom materials posted online, e-newsletters to Minnesota teachers and a professional development video series for classroom use. One FTE position was funded with Legacy funds.
  • Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) used Legacy funds to produce the MN Original series, First Speakers, Gracious Spaces and Lost Twin Cities III documentaries, PBS Arts from Minnesota special, online posting of 632 arts and cultural videos, and activity guides for each artist profiled for educational use. Five FTE positions were funded with Legacy money.
  • WDSE-WRPT used Legacy funds to produce The Playlist weekly series, Stage to Screen documentary, Bringing Beautiful Music to the Northland musical performance, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra's Young People's Concert for a live audience of 2666 students from 38 schools and a broadcast audience with lesson plans and teaching materials. Two full time and two part time positions were supported with Legacy funds.
Project Overview

This funding is for production and acquisiton grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 129D.18. The following MPTA stations received funding in FY2010:

 

The following MPTA stations received funding in FY2011:

Project Manager
First Name
Jane
Last Name
Xiong
Organization Name
Department of Administration
Street Address
309 Administration Building, 50 Sherburne Avenue
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
651-201-2525
Email
jane.xiong@state.mn.us