2016-2017 Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,568,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,520,960
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
September 2017
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law, 1st Special Session, 2015, Chapter 2, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (e).
Appropriation Language

$1,600,000 each year is appropriated for a grant to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,568,000
Direct expenses
$1,568,000
Administration costs
$32,000
Source of Additional Funds

Per the recommendations of AMPERS, the Commissioner of Administration awarded grants to the following radio stations for $98,000 in FY16 and $92,235.29 in FY17: KAXE-FM Grand Rapids, MN KBXE-FM Bemidji, MN KBEM-FM Minneapolis, MN KFAI-FM Minneapolis, MN KMOJ-FM Minneapolis, MN KMSU-FM Mankato, MN KQAL-FM Winona, MN KSRQ-FM Thief River Falls, MN KUMD-FM Duluth, MN KUOM-AM Minneapolis, MN KVSC-FM St. Cloud, MN WTIP-FM Grand Marais, MN KOJB-FM Cass Lake, MN KKWE-FM Callaway, MN In addition, per the recommendations of AMPERS, the Commissioner of administration awarded grants to the following radio stations: KBFT-FM Nett Lake, MN was awarded a grant in FY17 in the amount of $92,235.29 WGZS-FM Cloquet, MN was awarded a grant of $15,000.00 in FY16 and $50,000.00 in FY17 AMPERS was awarded a grant of $181,000.00 in FY16 and $134,470.58 in FY 17

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law, 1st Special Session, 2015, Chapter 2, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (e).
Appropriation Language

$1,600,000 each year is appropriated for a grant to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,520,960
Direct expenses
$1,520,960
Administration costs
$32,000
Source of Additional Funds

Per the recommendations of AMPERS, the Commissioner of Administration awarded grants to the following radio stations for $98,000 in FY16 and $92,235.29 in FY17: KAXE-FM Grand Rapids, MN KBXE-FM Bemidji, MN KBEM-FM Minneapolis, MN KFAI-FM Minneapolis, MN KMOJ-FM Minneapolis, MN KMSU-FM Mankato, MN KQAL-FM Winona, MN KSRQ-FM Thief River Falls, MN KUMD-FM Duluth, MN KUOM-AM Minneapolis, MN KVSC-FM St. Cloud, MN WTIP-FM Grand Marais, MN KOJB-FM Cass Lake, MN KKWE-FM Callaway, MN In addition, per the recommendations of AMPERS, the Commissioner of administration awarded grants to the following radio stations: KBFT-FM Nett Lake, MN was awarded a grant in FY17 in the amount of $92,235.29 WGZS-FM Cloquet, MN was awarded a grant of $15,000.00 in FY16 and $50,000.00 in FY17 AMPERS was awarded a grant of $181,000.00 in FY16 and $134,470.58 in FY 17

Project Overview

Per Minnesota Law, 1st Special Session, 2015, Chapter 2, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (e). $1,600,000 each year is appropriated for a grant to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19. Ampers website: www.ampers.org KAXE, 91.7 FM - Grand Rapids KBEM, 88.5 FM - Minneapolis KBXE, 90.5 FM - Bagley/Bemidji KBFT, 89.9 FM - Nett Lake KFAI, 90.3 FM/106.7 FM - Minneapolis/St. Paul KKWE, 89.9 FM - Callaway KMOJ, 89.9 FM - Minneapolis KMSU, 89.7 FM - Mankato KOJB, 90.1 FM, Cass Lake KSRQ, 90.1 FM - Thief River Falls KQAL, 89.5 FM - Winona KUMD, 103.3 FM - Duluth KUOM, 106.5 FM/770 AM - Minneapolis KVSC, 88.1 FM - Saint Cloud WGZS, 89.1 FM - Cloquet WTIP, 90.7 FM - Grand Marais

Project Manager
First Name
Joel
Last Name
Glaser
Organization Name
AMPERS
Street Address
2175 Cool Stream Circle
City
Eagan
State
MN
Zip Code
55122
Email
jglaser@ampers.org