Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2016
End Date
September 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Rice
Sibley
Steele
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$35,000
Direct expenses
$39,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who participate in the arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increases. The President will create the survey, have it available at the Information Booth and the performance stages, and a team will tabulate the results. In addition to the survey, committee members will conduct interviews with audience members in a target group. They will also count audience members.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who participated in the arts, festivals, and folk and traditional activities increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ron Arsenault, Kris Higginbotham, Dawn Devens, Trudi Olmanson, Megan Lano, John Ganey, Steve Guse, Margo Powell, Mike Lange, Krista Wilkowske
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor a two-day festival featuring local and regional Minnesota folk musicians on two stages, and local artists displaying work, September 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
John
Last Name
Ganey
Organization Name
Rock Bend Folk Festival
Street Address
PO Box 222
City
St Peter
State
MN
Zip Code
56082
Phone
(507) 327-6188
Email
johnganey1418@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