ABCD Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
LEAP, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
August 2021
End Date
June 2022
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Todd
Todd
Project Overview

ABCD Grant

Project Details

Big Read: Staples

Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Millie Engisch: visual artist, graphic designer, arts administrator; Sue Johnson: retired music educator, vocalist, community leader; Dawn Espe: community development professional, arts consumer and advocate; Allan Lynk: community theater enthusiast, arts consumer and advocate; Cheryl Bannes: arts administrator and artist; Brigid Fitzgerald: community arts leader; Paul Nye: Musician and community arts leader; Michael Burr: community arts leader, musical theater enthusiast, arts advocate; Chad Groetsch: theater enthusiast, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 25 years experience in arts administration.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Millie Engisch: visual artist, graphic designer, arts administrator; Sue Johnson: retired music educator, vocalist, community leader; Dawn Espe: community development professional, arts consumer and advocate; Allan Lynk: community theater enthusiast, arts consumer and advocate; Cheryl Bannes: arts administrator and artist; Brigid Fitzgerald: community arts leader; Paul Nye: Musician and community arts leader; Michael Burr: community arts leader, musical theater enthusiast, arts advocate; Chad Groetsch: theater enthusiast, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 25 years experience in arts administration.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2019 First Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$12,500
Direct expenses
$20,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

As a result of this project, participating community members will have the opportunity to read and connect with stories written from a Native American perspective. The programming will focus around two books, An American Sunrise, Poems by Joy Harjo, which will be tailored toward an adult audience; and Gidjie and the Wolves by Tashia Hart, which will be tailored toward a school-aged audience. Participant surveys and post event focus groups.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Manager
First Name
Gretchen
Last Name
Bestland
Organization Name
LEAP, Inc.
Street Address
49725 County Rd 83
City
Staples
State
MN
Zip Code
56479
Phone
(218) 894-8612
Email
gretchenbestland@lakewoodhealthsystem.com
Administered By
Administered by
Location

Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
Email the Agency
Location

PO Box 118 - 121 4th St. NE
Staples, MN 56479

Phone
Phone: 218-895-5660
Toll-free: 877-654-2166
Email the Agency