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Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Laws, 2017, Chapter 91, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 11
Appropriation Language

$1,470,000 the first year and $1,666,000 the second year are to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19.

Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

More Minnesotans of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, and income will have access to artistic, cultural, and historical programmingThis project will increase the focus on Minnesota artists in Minnesota museums and literary performancesMinnesotans will have easier access to locally focused content and Minnesota focused content produced by public radio and increase the number of local artists, historians, writers, and others who have their work showcased through public radio

Recipient Board Members
Maggie Montgomery, President; Debbie Benedict, Vice President; Pam Hill-Kroyer, Secretary; Doug Westerman, Treasurer; Sara Miller, At-Large; Michele Jansen, At-Large; Vicki Jacoba, At-Large
Project Overview

Wilderness Inquiry will connect more than 7,500 youth to their local lands and waterways through place-based education and hands-on outdoor experiences. These experiences will focus on the cultural history of the area to connect students to Minnesota's rich outdoor heritage. Of the 7,500 youth, more than 800 will take part in overnight and multi-day camping, training, and service learning trips throughout the state of Minnesota to deepen their connection to place and stewardship ethic.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Wilderness Inquiry
Street Address
808 14th Ave SE
Zip Code