Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Mankato State University
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Waseca
Scott
Cottonwood
Le Sueur
Carver
Redwood
Sibley
Watonwan
Rice
Jackson
Nicollet
Brown
Goodhue
Murray
Blue Earth
Hennepin
Dodge
Pipestone
Lyon
Faribault
Ramsey
Mower
Nobles
Martin
Dakota
Olmsted
Rock
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$66,030
Direct expenses
$72,530
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality of arts opportunities will increase by featuring accomplished Minnesota musicians. The applicant organization will build new relationships with members of groups to develop heighted appreciation for the performing arts. Increase current audience attendance levels. Capture the impressions of students participating in on-site school visits.They will tabulate attendance numbers, use on-site surveys, perform exit interviews, track anecdotal feedback, and tabulate fundraising and advertising financial levels.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality of arts opportunities increased by featuring accomplished Minnesota musicians. The applicant organization built new relationships with members of groups to develop heighted appreciation for the performing arts. Increased current audience attendance levels. Captured the impressions of students participating in on-site school visits.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
John Lindberg, Doug Snapp, Karen Boubel, Dale Haefner, Gerard Aloisio
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor five music performances as part of their 2013-14 Performance Series, and will include activities at area high schools by some of the performing artists.
Project Manager
First Name
Dale
Last Name
Haefner
Organization Name
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Mankato State University
Street Address
202 Performing Arts Center Dept of Music
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 389-5549
Email
dale.haefner@mnsu.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with the Saint James Community Theater; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, director and playwright; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with the Saint James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, director, playwright; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No