Arts Activities Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Alive and Kickin
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
July 2018
End Date
June 2019
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Produce the Community Elders Concert Series--performing at 15+ community organizations resulting in presenters and attendees reporting a satisfaction level of at least 4 out of 5 stars. Produce the A&K Annual Theatrical Event--working 48 weeks a year, ending with a 2 week/7-show run at Bloomington Center for the Arts and welcoming more than 3,000 audience members to share in the experience of the annual show. Community Elders Concert Series evaluations include audience and participant count as well as surveys to the presenter with a 1-5 scale rating system and 8+ questions regarding program impact, entertainment value and professionalism. A&K Annual Theatrical Event - bi-annual cast surveys, presenter meetings, ticket sales, attendee discussions and post event wrap meetings with presenters, staff, volunteers, cast and production team.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Arts Activities Support

Project Details

Senior Citizens Redefining Aging through Rockin Storytelling and Song 2018-2019

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Alive and Kickin
Street Address
1015 4th Ave N Ste 205
Zip Code
(612) 382-7155
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Julie Andersen: Eagan Art House Executive Director; Marisol Chiclana-Ayala: Artist, Board Chair El Arco Iris; Tricia Heuring: Public Functionary Executive Director; Dayna Martinez: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; Colleen McLaughlin: Arts Midwest Vice President for Advancement; Tom Moffatt: Silverwood Park Supervisor; Osman Mohamed Ali: Somali Museum of MN Founder and Executive Director; See More Perspective: Artist; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach St. Croix Executive Director; Andrea Sjogren: Hopkins Community Education Adult and Youth Programs Coordinator; Lynne Bertalmio: Retired Director Stillwater Public Library; Wendy Lane: Retired Human Resources Consultant; Donna Saul Millen: TPT-Twin Cities PBS Events Director; Sara Wilson: Gislason and Hunter, LLP Attorney; Alejandra Iannone: Sparkle Theatricals Creative Co-Director; Deanna StandingCloud: Tiwahe Foundation Program and Community Network Director; Adaobi Okolue: Twin Cities Media Alliance Executive Director; Wu Chen Khoo: Technical Tools of the Trade: Stage Technical Designer and Director.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Alejandra Tobar Alatriz: Artistic, Community Service, Development, Organizational Development; Alison Goetzman: Volunteerism, Finance, General Administration; Anton Jones: Artistic, Education, Community Service, Development; Christopher Bineham: General Management, Administration, Fundraising, Artistic; Dana Mattice: General Administration, Fundraising, Artistic; Emily Cole-Jones: Fundraising, Artistic, Youth Programming; Lara Cornell: Education, General Administration, Organizational Development; Yang Mee Moua Yang: Education, Disabilities Specialist, Artistic.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Conflict of Interest Contact

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Kathy Mouacheupao (651) 523-6390