Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Northfield Senior Citizens, Inc. AKA Northfield Senior Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
May 2018
Activity Type
Counties Affected
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

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This program will provide access to arts classes in 4 areas - visual art, music, theater and writing for 12 months to not only the Northfield Senior Center members but all classes will be open to all residents of surrounding communities. Stories and interviews.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We were able to increase access to quality classes’ events in the arts to older adults in Northfield and surrounding communities. The grant allowed our organization to offer 20 opportunities for arts participation.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mary Auge, Thomas Brawley, Beth Endert, Duane Everson, Richard Jackson, Gordon Kelley, Marvin Kormann, Kenneth Lee, Elizabeth Olson, Rita Olson, Roberta Persons, Lee Runzheimer, Yoshiko Soltis, Robert Tabery, Dan Van Tassel
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

"A Year of In-Residence"

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Northfield Senior Citizens, Inc. AKA Northfield Senior Center
Street Address
1651 Jefferson Pkwy
Zip Code
(507) 664-3700
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; John Becker: art business owner; Diane Crane: visual artist; 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; Lee Gundersheimer: theatre artist and director; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; Susan Joyce: author; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Carter Martin: theatre artist; Beth Nienow: literary artist; Kathleen Peterson: playwright; Mary Ruth: visual artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed