Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rochester Irish Fest
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
September 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Waseca
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Cultural Heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,295
Direct expenses
$15,295
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We hope to raise the quality and number of arts opportunities available to our community members.We will evaluate the project by collecting data from participants and by offering them the chance to participate in future projects.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We sought to introduce and educate on authentic and true to Irish history and culture, to provide access to locally relevant Irish American history and entertainment, and to keep the festival free and accessible to all. All programming at the festival was geared to that end.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ginger Carson, Sinead Chick, Deidre Conroy, Mairtin de Cogain, Mari Imaizumi, Lorna Ross, Dan Van Hook
Project Overview
Irish Fest Labor Day Weekend Festival
Project Details
Irish Fest Labor Day Weekend Festival
Project Manager
First Name
Sinead
Last Name
Chick
Organization Name
Rochester Irish Fest
Street Address
6116 39th Ave NW
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55901
Phone
(507) 271-2430
Email
sinead@irishfestmn.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Hal Cropp: Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Northland Words; Drue Fergison: musicologist; Ryan Heinritz: Paradise Center; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board; Connie Nelson: music educator; Scott Roberts: Owatonna Art Center; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: City of Rochester Music Department; Deborah Wasmund: mosaic artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: goldsmith; Alan Calavano: musician and historian; Judy Hickey: theatre artist; Katie Hae Leo; author and performer; Kathy Rush: theatre; Jon Swanson: museum curator; Philip Taylor: visual artist; Tom Willis; potter.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No