Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museums (State Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2019
Activity Type
Fund Administration
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2016 Minn. Laws, Chap. 2 Art. 4 Sec. 2 Subd. 8
Appropriation Language

$1,030,000 the first year and $950,000 the second year are for arts and cultural heritage grants to children's museums for arts and cultural exhibits and related educational outreach programs.Of this amount, $500,000 each year is for the Minnesota Children's Museum for interactive exhibits and outreach programs on arts and cultural heritage, 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; $150,000 each year is for the Southern Minnesota Children's Museum for the Mni Wiconi and other arts and cultural exhibits; and $80,000 the first year is for the Wheel and Cog Children's Museum of Hutchinson for interactive exhibits and outreach programs on arts and cultural heritage.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,500
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
Email
laura@mnhum.org