2013 Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers) Public Radio Competitive Grants

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,717,512
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2012
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6
Appropriation Language

Public Radio Grants. $2,650,000 the first year and $2,650,000 the second year are for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program - Public Radio. The commissioner shall solicit proposals and award grants to public radio stations that satisfy the eligibility requirements under Minnesota Statues, section 129D.14, subdivision 3, and create, produce, acquire, or distribute radio programs that educate, enhance, or promote local, regional, or statewide items of artistic, cultural, or historic significance. The commissioner shall give preference to projects that expand Minnesotan’s access to knowledge, information, arts, state history, or cultural heritage. This appropriation is available for eligible costs incurred as of July 1, 2011, and does not expire until June 30, 2015.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,717,512
Number of full time equivalents funded
28.701
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, the Minnesota Department of Administration requested applications to create, produce, acquire, or distribute radio programs that educate, enhance, or promote local, regional, or statewide items of artistic, cultural, or historic significance. Preference was given to projects that expand Minnesotan’s access to knowledge, information, arts, state history, or cultural heritage. Funds were awarded through a competitive process with review by a committee representing arts, history, humanities and broadcasting organizations statewide. Visit www.admin.state.mn.us/achfgrants for complete grant information.

Ampers website: www.ampers.org

KAXE, 91.7 FM - Grand Rapids - $155,815

KBEM, 88.5 FM - Minneapolis - $129,183

KBFT, 89.9 FM - Nett Lake - $117,500

KFAI, 90.3 FM/106.7 FM - Minneapolis/St. Paul - $145,761

KKWE, 89.9 FM - Callaway - $115,773

KMOJ, 89.9 FM - Minneapolis - $97,320

KMSU, 89.7 FM - Mankato - $131,600

KOJB, 90.1 FM, Cass Lake - $94,800

KSRQ, 90.1 FM - Thief River Falls - $140,000

KQAL, 89.5 FM - Winona - $86,869.30

KUMD, 103.3 FM - Duluth - $116,417

KUOM, 106.5 FM/770 AM - Minneapolis - $130,052.50

KVSC, 88.1FM - Saint Cloud - $133,023

WTIP, 90.7 FM - Grand Marais - $123,438

Total - $1,717,511.80

Funds totalling $228,547 that were not granted in FY12 were carried forward and granted in FY13. The total amount available to be granted for competitive radio grants in FY13 was $2,852,047. This amount was granted out to Ampers stations and MPR. 

Project Manager
First Name
Joel
Last Name
Glaser
Organization Name
Ampers
Email
jglaser@ampers.org