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
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Mankato State University
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Jackson
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Rock
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
$68,870
Direct expenses
$75,870
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 was 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, Dale Haefner, Gerard Aloisio
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor five music performances by Minnesota artists as part of their 2014-15 Performance Series. This will also include outreach activities at two area schools by some of the performing artists, and a presentation for the community.
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
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, and volunteer with the St James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, and has written and directed plays; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, and active member of the Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: a college professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, and volunteer with the St James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, and has written and directed plays; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, and active member of the Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: a college professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No