Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2014
End Date
October 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Beltrami
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Le Sueur
Mower
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$32,630
Direct expenses
$42,630
Administration costs
$6,600
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1800 attend capstone, with 75% in state; 300 attend local rehearsals; shows when cost and distance barriers are removed, people take advantage of the arts. Achieve 90% positive satisfaction rating of capstone performances to validate that audience views the event as high quality. Online survey of people who purchased tickets in advance; metrics provided by automated ticketing system; informal interviews of band directors who hosted one of the Drum and Bugle Corps Program; informal interviews of event attendees; analysis of data collected from the event.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Tickets sold for capstone event 1842 with 87% to people in Minnesota. Local rehearsals were attended by 500 people. Satisfaction rating per online survey was 99%.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jon Bahr, Charles Cullen, John Donahue, Bruce Feriano, Kevin Hanson, Timothy Kviz, Tom Leith, Tim Lundin, Gary Tollers
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
River City Rhapsody 2015 Drum and Bugle Corps Program
Project Manager
First Name
Brent
Last Name
Ackerman
Organization Name
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
Street Address
PO Box 007
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55903
Phone
(507) 285-8769
Email
director@rochesterfest.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John Becker: Business Owner; Hal Cropp: Executive Director, Commonweal; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director, Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator, Paradise Center; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Scott Roberts: arts administrator; 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: musician; Kathy Rush: thespian; Mary Ruth: dancer; Jon Swanson: curator; Joan Sween: author; Philip Taylor: artist; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Gary Tollers: musician; Tom Willis: potter
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848