2018-2019 Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2019
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Laws, 2017, Chapter 91, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 7
Appropriation Language

$1,470,000 the first year and $1,666,000 the second year are for Minnesota Public Radio to create programming and expand news service on Minnesota's cultural heritage and history.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Recipient Board Members
Dave Murphy, Chair Mary Brainerd, Vice Chair Jon McTaggart, President Liwanag Ojala, Secretary Emery Koenig, Treasurer
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 uses this 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 here.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Minnesota Public Radio
Street Address
480 Cedar Street
St. Paul
Zip Code