Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Meeker County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
March 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
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
Recipient Board Members
Mark Adams
Kim Anderson
Chuck Finch
Michelle Hansen
Mike Hirman
Kimberly Jones
Bruce Nickel
Jim Renne
Gail Schiefelbein
Doug Kotila
Lyn Voigt
Carol Warren
Darrin Anderson
Ray Bartlett
Rachael Becker
Christine Hokkala-Kuhns
Mary Alice Holm
Jackie Kraushaar
Steve Kraushaar
Randy Lipinski
Greg Nelson
Holly Schultz-Anderson
Doug Stade
James Woods
Judy Barka
Karen Becker
Jennifer Concon
Ed Dougherty
Joan Eurle
Brandon Fisher
Tina Renne
Brenda Rick
Loree Schultz
Sara Shoutz
Scott Skaggs
Jill Warren
Project Overview

To build display cases to increase the fair's capacity to display quilting exhibits. Without secure cases, quilters do not bring their best pieces to at the fair. Funds will also be used to host North County Music, and provide art supplies and create a "kids coop" where children to work on art projects during the fair.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Meeker County Agricultural Society
Street Address
1230 N. Armstrong Ave.
Zip Code