Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rhapsody Performing Arts For All
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2016
End Date
October 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Olmsted
Wabasha
Dodge
Olmsted
Wabasha
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$32,113
Direct expenses
$42,113
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide access to participation in the arts for more Minnesotans. Online survey of people who purchase tickets to the event.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This event provided access participation in the arts for more Minnesotans. We were not able to do a survey after the event but could measure by attendance, revenue, observations, and talking with attendees and participants.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Brad Furlano, Kevin Hanson, Tim Kviz, Heather Tollers
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
River City Rhapsody 2016 Drum and Bugle Corps event
Project Manager
First Name
Gary
Last Name
Tollers
Organization Name
Rhapsody Performing Arts For All
Street Address
1827 16 1/2 St NW
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55901
Phone
(507) 288-2317
Email
rpafa.director@charter.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John Becker: art business owner; Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Lee Gundersheimer: Managing Director of Great River Shakespeare Festival; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board member; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Kathy Rush: thespian; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator; Joan Sween: playwright; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Gary Tollers: arts administrator.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848