Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
December 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Steele
Wabasha
Washington
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 Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$55,000
Direct expenses
$65,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.25
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)

Attendance from both Dakota and the local community on the weekend was down from last year. However, children's attendance was excellent and many children from Friday brought their parents on Saturday.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Brian Aldrich, John Borman, Michael Bowler, Carol Davitt, Bill Flesch, Kristen Herrick, Bill McNeil, Joyce Packard, Leonard Wabasha, Ann Welle, Debbie White
Project Overview
Great Dakota Gathering
Project Details
Great Dakota Gathering
Project Manager
First Name
Deborah
Last Name
White
Organization Name
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
Street Address
PO Box 393
City
Winona
State
MN
Zip Code
55987
Phone
Email
info@winonadakotaunityalliance.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