Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
South Central Service Cooperative
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2016
End Date
March 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
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
$8,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$28,910
Direct expenses
$36,910
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 use data collection and surveys of students, adults and presenters to measure the goals of the Young Writers and Artists Conference. They will maintain quality facilitators and presenters; recruit additional schools to attend; and offer student scholarships.

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
Mark Brandt, Jim Branstad, Kathy Carlson, Ski Ann Christianson, Tom Eaton, Jim Grabowska, Linda Leiding, Steve Rohlfing, Jodi Sapp, Keith Wenner, Cindy Westerhouse
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
Host the Young Writers and Artists Conference March 2016 for students in grades 3-9 where students can participate in a variety of subjects related to writing and creative arts. Funds are used for artist stipends and scholarships.
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
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists Sioux Trails Chapter; Joe McCabe: Saint 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, Mankato; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer for 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 Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists Sioux Trails Chapter; Joe McCabe: Saint 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, Mankato; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer for 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