Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2014
End Date
April 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Olmsted
Sibley
Steele
Waseca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,650
Direct expenses
$7,150
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. The number of Minnesotans who are engaged in arts education and learning opportunities increases.They will gather quantitative data with more accurate attendance records through a raffle type ticketing system. They will also gather qualitative data about the positive effects of the programming through video/audio participant interview recordings with a random sample of children, young adults, and adults about their experiences at the festival.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increased. The number of Minnesotans who were engaged in arts education and learning opportunities increased.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Tom Gjersvig, Julie Rabaey, Doni Casula Williams, Ishrat Kamal-Ahmed, Cita Maignes, Pat Lueck, Meredith Bilse, Ignacio Belmonte, Khurram Javed, Ann Carlberg, Audrey Stolzman, Natha Townsend, Greg Wilkins, Greg Husak, Lenny Koupal
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor three to four Minnesota based ethnic groups to perform during the Mankato Area International Festival, April 13, 2014.
Project Manager
First Name
Meredith
Last Name
Bilse
Organization Name
Minnesota State University-Mankato
Street Address
250 Centennial Student Union
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 389-1281
Email
meredith.bilse@mnsu.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with 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, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, active member of Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with 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, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, active member of Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No