Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
South Central Service Cooperative
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
March 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$29,690
Direct expenses
$36,690
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
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 use data collection and surveys of students, adults and presenters to measure the goals of the Young Writers and Artists Conference, a conference for students in grades 3-9 focusing on writing and fine arts; to maintain the local/regional session facilitators and presenters; and offer student scholarships for those needing financial assistance.

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.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Brandt, Jim Branstad, Kathy Carlson, Ski Ann Christianson, Tom Eaton, Jim Grabowska, Steve Rohlfing, Jodi Sapp, James Spille, Keith Wenner, Cindy Westerhouse
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will host the Young Writers and Artists Conference in March, 2014 for students in grades 3-9.
Project Manager
First Name
Mary
Last Name
Hillmann
Organization Name
South Central Service Cooperative
Street Address
2075 Lookout Dr
City
North Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56003
Phone
(952) 715-8745
Email
mhillmann@mnscsc.org
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
Yes