Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,280
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Project GEM
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2016
End Date
February 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Nicollet
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,280
Other Funds Leveraged
$370
Direct expenses
$1,650
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increases. Real or perceived barriers to arts participation and arts access are identified and addressed. They will survey the Board Members on the importance of updating the equipment.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who were able to participate in the arts increased. Real or perceived barriers to arts participation and arts access were identified and addressed.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jason Oren, Jed Highum, Jeanne Zwart, Jamie Dalby, Leah Smith, Annie Ausstad, Erin Roberts, Sean Consedine
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
They will purchase a computer and software.
Project Manager
First Name
Alice
Last Name
De Yonge
Organization Name
Project GEM
Street Address
523 2nd St S
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 726-6047
Email
gem94@frontier.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, Executive Director of 410 Project Gallery; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: visual artist, Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, Executive Director of 410 Project Gallery; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: visual artist, Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No