2014-2015 Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,485,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,485,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2014
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law, 2013, Chapter 137, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (c).
Appropriation Language

$1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year are for Minnesota Public Radio to create programming and expand news service on Minnesota's cultural heritage and history.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,485,000
Direct expenses
$1,485,000
Administration costs
$15,000
Recipient Board Members
Bradbury H Anderson, Vice Chairman, Best Buy Inc.; MaryAnn Baenninger, President, College of St. Benedict; Patrick J Denzer, LI Ventures, LLC; Janet M Dolan, President, Act III Enterprises; Elise Donohue; Ian Friendly; Executive Vice President & COO, US Retail, General Mills, Inc; Steve Fritze, Retired Executive Vice President & CFO, Ecolab, Inc.; Randall J Hogan, Chairman & CEO, Pentair, LTD.; Susan Kahn, Senior Vice President Communications, Target Corporation; Rick King, Chief Operating Officer-Technology; Thomson Reuters; Emery Koenig, Senior Vice President, Cargill, Incorporated; C Douglas Kranwinkle, Exec Vice President, General Counsel, Univision Communications, Inc; Karin L Larson, Retired Chair, Capital International Research, Inc.; William R McLaughlin, Retired President & CEO, Select Comfort; Marti Morfitt, CEO, River Rock Partners; Kate Mortenson; Dr Mary Nichols, Dean, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota; Richard B Payne, Jr, Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, US Bancorp; James J Phelps, President, Northcrest Corporation;Robert Pohlad, The Pohlad Companies; James Prokopanko, President and CEO, The Mosaic Company; Paul Reyelts, Retired Executive Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer, The Valspar Corporation; Steven M Rothschild, President, Invest in Outcomes; Robert Stephens, Founder, The Geek Squad; Samuel S M Wai, Treasurer, American Crystal Sugar Company
Appropriation Language

$1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year are for Minnesota Public Radio to create programming and expand news service on Minnesota's cultural heritage and history.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,485,000
Direct expenses
$1,485,000
Administration costs
$148,500
Recipient Board Members
Bradbury H Anderson, Vice Chairman, Best Buy Inc.; MaryAnn Baenninger, President, College of St. Benedict; Patrick J Denzer, LI Ventures, LLC; Janet M Dolan, President, Act III Enterprises; Elise Donohue; Ian Friendly; Executive Vice President & COO, US Retail, General Mills, Inc; Steve Fritze, Retired Executive Vice President & CFO, Ecolab, Inc.; Randall J Hogan, Chairman & CEO, Pentair, LTD.; Susan Kahn, Senior Vice President Communications, Target Corporation; Rick King, Chief Operating Officer-Technology; Thomson Reuters; Emery Koenig, Senior Vice President, Cargill, Incorporated; C Douglas Kranwinkle, Exec Vice President, General Counsel, Univision Communications, Inc; Karin L Larson, Retired Chair, Capital International Research, Inc.; William R McLaughlin, Retired President & CEO, Select Comfort; Marti Morfitt, CEO, River Rock Partners; Kate Mortenson; Dr Mary Nichols, Dean, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota; Richard B Payne, Jr, Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, US Bancorp; James J Phelps, President, Northcrest Corporation;Robert Pohlad, The Pohlad Companies; James Prokopanko, President and CEO, The Mosaic Company; Paul Reyelts, Retired Executive Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer, The Valspar Corporation; Steven M Rothschild, President, Invest in Outcomes; Robert Stephens, Founder, The Geek Squad; Samuel S M Wai, Treasurer, American Crystal Sugar Company
Project Overview

Minnesota Public Radio is the state's largest cultural organization, providing 96 percent of the population with free access to some of the best broadcast cultural programming in the world. Minnesota Public Radio is using a grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund to implement projects around the following four goals:

  • Promotion of Local Arts and Culture
  • Presentation of Local Arts and Cultural Performances
  • Contributions to Local Arts and Cultural Education
  • Preservation and Promotion of Minnesota's History and Cultural Heritage

Project descriptions and budgets for all current Minnesota Public Radio projects supported in part by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund are available at www.mpr.org/mnlegacyprojects

Project Manager
First Name
Nick
Last Name
Leitheiser
Organization Name
Minnesota Public Radio
Street Address
480 Cedar Street
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55101
Email
nleitheiser@mpr.org