American with Disabilities Act Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$220,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
VSA Minnesota
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$220,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$220,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Twin Cities organizations with budgets under $4,460,000 will have resources to improve the accessibility of their programs and facilities.Fifteen organizations are implementing physical and programmatic improvements to enhance accessibility for people with disabilities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

A regrant program to VSA Minnesota for 16 grants to metro area arts organizations to make improvements to their programs, projects, equipment, or facilities that have enhanced access to the arts for people with disabilities.

Description of Funds
Project Overview

American with Disabilities Act Grant

Project Details

Accessibility funds are re-granted by VSA of Minnesota through a competitive application and public panel process.

Project Manager
First Name
Craig
Last Name
Dunn
Organization Name
VSA Minnesota
Street Address
528 Hennepin Ave Ste 305
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403-1810
Phone
(612) 332-3888x 1
Email
craig@vsamn.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Julie Andersen: Executive Director of Eagan Art House; Jill Anfang: Program Director at Roseville Parks and Recreation; Melissa Brechon: retired Carver County Libraries Director; Bethany Brunsell: music teacher and performer; Kathy Busch: realtor, Shakopee School Board Member; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Operations Director; Paul Creager: Saint Paul Public Schools Administrator, Square Lake Film Festival Director; Erika Eklund: HGA Architects; Joan Elwell: Lakeshore Players Executive Director; Mary Erickson: Independent School District 112 Community Education; Kristi Gaudette: Prior Lake Savage Community Education; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy Executive Director; Christine Murakami Noonan: Minnesota State Fair Foundation; Margaret Rog: consultant, grant writer; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach Saint Croix Executive Director; Rachel Smoka: Children's Theatre Company Development Officer; Beth Starbuck: vocal performer; Dameun Strange: composer, performer; Melissa Wright: William Mitchell College of Law.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Julie Andersen: Executive Director of Eagan Art House; Jill Anfang: Program Director at Roseville Parks and Recreation; Melissa Brechon: retired Carver County Libraries Director; Bethany Brunsell: music teacher and performer; Kathy Busch: realtor, Shakopee School Board Member; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Operations Director; Paul Creager: Saint Paul Public Schools Administrator, Square Lake Film Festival Director; Erika Eklund: HGA Architects; Joan Elwell: Lakeshore Players Executive Director; Mary Erickson: Independent School District 112 Community Education; Kristi Gaudette: Prior Lake Savage Community Education; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy Executive Director; Christine Murakami Noonan: Minnesota State Fair Foundation; Margaret Rog: consultant, grant writer; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach Saint Croix Executive Director; Rachel Smoka: Children's Theatre Company Development Officer; Beth Starbuck: vocal performer; Dameun Strange: composer, performer; Melissa Wright: William Mitchell College of Law.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No