Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ramsey County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Ramsey
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Other Funds Leveraged
$902
Direct expenses
$7,368
Source of Additional Funds

Ramsey County Agricultural Society

Recipient Board Members
Ron Erickson
Mike Lund
Al Pearson
Catherine Dahir
Joe Fox
Sharon Stillings
Kathy Travis
Robert Levig
Jill Bruhn
Jody Grabarski
Ralph Nardini
Gary Unger
Harry Schmidt
Project Overview

To promote the preservation of agricultural history, education and diversity at the Ramsey County Fair by showcasing traditional Hmong dances, square dancers, a fife and drum corp, and Agricadabra, a show which featurs agricultural facts and magic.

Project Manager
First Name
Joe
Last Name
Fox
Organization Name
Ramsey County Agricultural Society
Phone
651-770-2626