Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Mille Lacs County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
February 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Mille Lacs
Mille Lacs
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
Terry Ash
Kurt Beckstrom
Pat Braun
Tana Haugen-Brown
Florence Dehn
Jack Edmonds
Judy Gerth
Frank Hartmann
Michele McPherson
Steve Ouverson
Susan Shaw
Darla Stevens
Project Overview

To provide a variety of arts and cultural heritage programming opportunities at the Mille Lacs County Fair. A local resident family with success participating in State and National fiddle contests, will assist with the planning and implementation of a fiddle contest and a workshop. A Native American Showcase will allow the Mille Lacs County Fair to broaden its cultural offerings by including an under-represented segment of the county's population in its activities. The showcase will feature Native American dance, song, and drumming.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Mille Lacs County Fair
Street Address
4181 60th Ave
Zip Code