Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Small Towns

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Farm By The Lake
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2017
End Date
September 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Beltrami
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kittson
Koochiching
Mahnomen
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Red Lake
St. Louis
Sherburne
Stearns
Todd
Washington
Anoka
Beltrami
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kittson
Koochiching
Mahnomen
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Red Lake
St. Louis
Sherburne
Stearns
Todd
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,300
Direct expenses
$8,300
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

As a result of this program participants will become more aware of the talent in the surrounding area. As a result of this program participants will be exposed to new art forms. As a result of this program participants will be exposed to different genres of music. As a result of this program participants will be able to disconnect and relax in our family friendly natural environment at The Farm By The Lake. We will use an evaluation form with questions specific to outcomes at events. The Caretakers and some Board member will be on hand at all events to interact with community members for feedback as well.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Questionnaires after each of the individual concerts. Audiences gained an awareness of talent in the area with 11 local performers, 2 national and 1 international Of 731 people 424 said they had never seen the performer before and 72 actually said they had never heard the type of music ranged from one man bands, bluegrass, modern blues, indie folk, a cappella, bagpipes, country and oldies - providing variety of artistic forms and genres 100% agreement on relaxing environment for events.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Doug Sloan, Mike Phaller, Mark Edevold, Nancy Weerts, Chris Arnold, Keith Kubiak
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Small Towns

Project Details

The Farm By The Lake Summer Concert Series

Project Manager
First Name
Dawn
Last Name
Loeffler
Organization Name
Farm By The Lake
Street Address
17797 366th St
City
Bagley
State
MN
Zip Code
56621
Phone
(218) 694-2084
Email
farmbythelake@gvtel.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Sandra Roman: retired art teacher, author; Jane Merschman: retired teacher, theater artist; Joanne Kellner: community arts organizer; Jill Johnson: author; Susan Olin: musician; Laura Dropps: visual artist; Natalie Grosfield: Theater Artist; Laura Grisamore: photographer; Corryn Trask: musician.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Sandra Roman: retired art teacher, author; Jane Merschman: retired teacher, theater artist; Jill Johnson: author; Joanne Kellner: community arts organizer; Natalie Grosfield: theater artist; Laura Dropps: visual artist; Susan Olin: musician; Laura Grisamore: photographer; Corryn Trask: musician.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No