Ampers - Educational Outreach

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 12
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 programmingMinnesotans (especially teachers) will have easier access to locally focused content and Minnesota focused content produced by public radio which will also increase the number of local artists, historians, writers, and others who have their work showcased through public radioThe project will help increase awareness and knowledge of history and how it affected people's lives so that it can help Minnesotans to make informed decisions in the future

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

This project consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer. Essays will air on a new weekly program, Stay Human

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
KAXE Northern Community Radio
Street Address
260 NE 2nd Stret
Grand Rapids
Zip Code