Art Project Legacy

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Cultural Awareness Organization AKA International Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2014
End Date
October 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Nobles
Jackson
Murray
Martin
Cottonwood
Marshall
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$32,500
Direct expenses
$42,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We will build relationships with members of groups that have been underserved by the arts.A written survey of a least 200 participants at the festival will show that at least 60% of the participants have positive evaluations of performers. A written survey of at least 200 participants at the festival will show that at least 70% of the participants have positive evaluations of the children's activities. A written survey of at least 200 participants at the festival will show that at least 80% of the participants show positive evaluations of the food available, the artisan and ethnic booths. A written survey of at least 200 participants at the festival will show that at least 60% of the participants are ethnically diverse. The schedule of performers will include performers representing at least 5 different cultures represented in the regional demographics. Sample Festival photos will include a representation of at least 5 different cultural minorities present in regional demographics.

Measurable Outcome(s)

A written survey of a least 185 participants at the festival showed that at least 88.10% will attend the festival again, 67% tried a "new" food, 75% interacted with someone from another culture other than their own, 94% had a positive evaluation of the Food Vendors, 76% had a positive evaluation of the Artisan booths, 84% had a positive evaluation of the Entertainment, 64% had a positive evaluation of the Children's Activities, 56% of the participants at the festival were non-Caucasian. We also met our budg

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Leann Enninga, Lakeyta Potter, Mike Cumiskey, Beth Bents, Jessica Velsco, Brett Lehman, Angie Peralta, Craig Clark, Marilee Hartmann, Arlen Habben, Jose Lamas, Darin Rehnelt, Ashley Goettig, Aida Simon, Tim Gaul, Maria Delgado, Leticia Rodriguez, Angel Ba
Project Overview
Art Project Legacy
Project Details
2014 International Festival
Project Manager
First Name
Leann
Last Name
Zinz Enninga
Organization Name
Cultural Awareness Organization
Street Address
13577 Nystrom Ave
City
Fulda
State
MN
Zip Code
561312
Phone
(507) 360-3139
Email
lzenninga@yahoo.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John White: writer, photographer, retired journalist; Jane Link: visual artist , Milan Village Arts School founding member, Milan Community Education, Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: musician, former art teacher, business owner; Kathy Fransen: musician, theatre, Rhythm of the River coordinator; Janet Olney: visual artist, Willmar Area Arts Council coordinator; Joyce Meyer: photographer, retired art teacher, Canby Arts Council Advisory Board; Kate Aydin: retired educator, developed a curriculum focused on the visual arts, literature, and modern and traditional music of Spain and Latin America, Lincoln County Pioneer Museum board; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Tom Wirt: artist, owner Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president, Hutchinson Center for the Arts, past member Hutchinson Public Arts Commission; Susan Marco: writer, High School English and creative writing teacher; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member Prairie Music Association, Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired language arts teacher, theatre director; Emily Olson: writer, musician, educator; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, theater, adjunct English instructor at Southwest Minnesota State University; Dan Connolly: musician, music educator, board Renville Friends of the Arts; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasure, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County board; Sydney Massee; visual artist, theatre, Lac qui Parle Valley School Districts board; Audrey Fuller; writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Kathy Schaefer: musician, photographer, SMSU business professor; Dan Connolly: musician, music educator, board Renville Friends of the Arts; Barb Nelson, art teacher, vocal musician, children's theatre director; Cheri Buzzeo; production manager, Willmar Community Theatre; board member Willmar Area Arts Council; Cheryl Avenel-Navara: retired counselor, arts advocate, former fund raiser and musical performances coordinator for Worthington International Festival; Christa Otteson: Owner of Make.Do.Workshop, nonprofit consultant, former Regional Coordinator Minnesota Council of Non-Profits.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council, Greta Murray (507) 537-1471