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
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2016
End Date
September 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
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
$8,000
Direct expenses
$16,000
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. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. They plan to survey parents and staff at the end of camp, utilizing the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council survey, to see if they are achieving their mission.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are were to participate in the arts increased. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offered them increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Joleen Koenigs, Nancy Kowalski, Richard Koenigs, Candace Sonnek, Lisa Adams, Shannon Zachman
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will maintain their current classes, expand their summer dance programs, and offer a free summer camp for children to try dance in 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
Joleen
Last Name
Koenigs
Organization Name
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
Street Address
1400 Madison Ave Ste 318
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 625-2005
Email
dcdance002@gmail.com
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 the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St 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; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on 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 the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St 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; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on 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