Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Schools

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Naytahwaush Community Charter School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
In Progress
Start Date
December 2015
End Date
March 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Mahnomen
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,314
Direct expenses
$4,314
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1) The core group of students will increase proficiency in theatre skills. 2) 90% of students in grades 3-5 will rate CLIMB's empathy classes as really good, and at least 85% will say that after seeing CLIMB they are more likely to be empathetic to others. 3) Teachers will rate the educational and artistic value of CLIMB's programming as 3.85 or higher on a 4-point scale. CLIMB's Actor-Educators will rate the core students' performance during each workshop and after the final performance using a rubric. 2) All students in grades 3-5 who participate in the empathy classes will fill out a survey following the piece. 3) All teachers who watch CLIMB's empathy classes will fill out a teacher evaluation.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Schools
Project Details
Get Your Kind On: Exploring Empathy through Theatre
Project Manager
First Name
Terri
Last Name
Anderson
Organization Name
Naytahwaush Community Charter School
Street Address
242 Church St PO Box 9
City
Nay-tah-waush
State
MN
Zip Code
56566
Phone
(218) 935-5025
Email
terri@naytahwaush.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Author; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, actor; Joseph Allen: Professor of Art, photographer, traditional Native crafts artist; Jill Johnson: Author, musician; Sandra Roman: Art teacher, author; Gayle Highberg: Painter; Lowell Wolff: Photographer; Jane Merschman: K-12 teacher, actor, director; Mary Hilbrand: Musician; Joanne Kellner: Arts administrator, puppeteer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Author; Joseph Allen: Professor of Art, photographer, traditional Native crafts artist; Jill Johnson: Author, musician; Sandra Roman: Art teacher, author; Gayle Highberg: Painter; Lowell Wolff: Photographer; Jane Merschman: K-12 teacher, actor, director; Mary Hilbrand: Musician; Joanne Kellner: Arts administrator, puppeteer; Patt Rall: Arts columnist, theater producer, photographer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No