Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museums (State Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,770
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Fund Administration
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2015 Minn. Laws, Chap. 2 Art. 4 Sec. 2 Subd. 8
Appropriation Language

$950,000 each year is for arts and cultural heritage grants to children's museums.Of this amount, $500,000 each year is for the Minnesota Children's Museum, including the Minnesota Children's Museum in Rochester; $150,000 each year is for the Duluth Children's Museum; $150,000 each year is for the Grand Rapids Children's Museum; and $150,000 each year is for the Southern Minnesota Children's Museum.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,500
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

N/A

Measurable Outcome(s)

N/A

Legal Citation / Subdivision
2015 Minn. Laws, Chap. 2 Art. 4 Sec. 2 Subd. 8
Appropriation Language

$950,000 each year is for arts and cultural heritage grants to children's museums.
Of this amount, $500,000 each year is for the Minnesota Children's Museum, including the Minnesota Children's Museum in Rochester; $150,000 each year is for the Duluth Children's Museum; $150,000 each year is for the Grand Rapids Children's Museum; and $150,000 each year is for the Southern Minnesota Children's Museum.
Note: Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) informed all granting agencies that the February 2016 Legacy budget forecast identified deficits in the current biennium in the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. 3% of all grantees' allocations are being held back until additional forecasting has been completed. This includes a reduction in the administrative fees taken by the Minnesota Humanities Center.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,770
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

N/A

Measurable Outcome(s)

N/A

Project Overview

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers the Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museum Grants. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Project Manager
First Name
Laura
Last Name
Benson
Organization Name
Minnesota Humanities Center
Street Address
987 Ivy Avenue East
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55106
Phone
(651) 772-4244
Email
laura@mnhum.org