Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,600
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
Recipient Type
Libraries
Status
In Progress
Start Date
December 2016
End Date
November 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Rice
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,600
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,400
Direct expenses
$12,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase visibility of poetry in Northfield by establishing poetry events throughout the City, organized by the Poet Laureate. Increase participation in poetry events by targeting underserved youth, including Hispanic students in Northfield. 1. Data Collection; attendees, number of events. 2. Surveys measuring satisfaction and effectiveness.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

Introducing the Northfield Poet Laureate, 2017

Project Manager
First Name
Teresa
Last Name
Jensen
Organization Name
Northfield Public Library
Street Address
210 Washington St
City
Northfield
State
MN
Zip Code
55057
Phone
(507) 645-6606
Email
teresa.jensen@ci.northfield.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; John Becker: art business owner; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Northland Words; Julie Fakler: Director of Operations at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Lee Gundersheimer: theatre artist and director; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Carter Martin, arts administrator; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No