2012-2013 Minnesota Children's Museum

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2014
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6
Appropriation Language

$500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for grants to the Minnesota Children's Museum. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,500
Direct expenses
$148,500
Administration costs
$1,500
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.9
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1) Early learning environments will be installed in six non-museum locations throughout Greater MN; 2) children and families will experience high quality early literacy environments that provide children with foundational knowledge and skills leading to increased school readiness; 3) adults will increase awareness of their critical roles in children’s early literacy development; 4) children and families will Increase positive, early literacy focused adult-child interactions.

1) Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites (a small exhibit based upon a larger, national touring exhibit) will tour to three sites throughout Greater MN; 2) Storyland will catalyze children's development of a disposition to read; 3) Adults will increase awareness that literacy development begins in infancy and continues through childhood; 4) Adults will increase awareness of their key role in cultivating literacy through everyday activities.

Recipient Board Members
Kelly Baker, Chris Bellini, Holly Boehne, Melissa Brinkman, Betsy D. Buehrer, Laura Cashill, Terry Clark, Michael Conklin, Larry Crosby, Chad Dayton, Paul Dzubnar, Lisa Farrell, HT Fish, Kristi Fox, Patrick Harris, Taylor Harwood, Sara Hill, Robert Hoke, Rick Jelinek, Paul Kasbohm, Kate McRoberts, Jennifer Moll, Beth Opperman, Sandra Peterson, Sara Ratner, Jeff Ronneberg, Phil Smith, Susan Oberman-Smith, Steve Stensrud, Jeanne Voigt, Ronda Wescott
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,500
Direct expenses
$148,500
Administration costs
$1,500
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.9
Measurable Outcome(s)

Please see individual projects for measurable outcomes.

Project Overview

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, is for grants to the Minnesota Children's Museum. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage

Project Manager
First Name
Karyl
Last Name
Corcoran
Organization Name
Minnesota Children's Museum
Street Address
10 West Seventh Street
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Email
KCorcoran@mcm.org