Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Civics Education (State Fiscal Years 2012-2013)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,626
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,369
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law 2011 (Special Session), Chp. 6, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 8
Appropriation Language

Civics Education. $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second yeare are for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Civics Education. The commissioner shall award grants to entities that conduct civics education programs for the civic and cultural development of Minnesota youth.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,626
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law 2011 (Special Session), Chp. 6, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 8
Appropriation Language

Civics Education. $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second yeare are for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Civics Education. The commissioner shall award grants to entities that conduct civics education programs for the civic and cultural development of Minnesota youth.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,369
Project Overview

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including releasing an RFP, overseeing the proposal process, coordination of the independent review panel, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Project Manager
First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
de Soto
Organization Name
Minnesota Humanities Center
Street Address
987 Ivy Avenue East
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55106
Phone
(651) 772-4263
Email
elizabeth@mnhum.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Harry Boyte is founder of Public Achievement, a theory-based practice of citizen organizing to do public work for the common good that is used in schools, universities, and communities across the United States and in more than a dozen countries. Mr. Boyte currently serves as Senior Fellow at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and head of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at Augsburg College.

Sara Evans, Regents Professor and Distinguished McKnight University Professor of History Emerita at the University of Minnesota, is a leading historian of American women and one of the creators of the field of women's history. She served on the Board of the Minnesota Humanities Center from 2004 to 2012.

Jennifer Godinez currently serves as the Associate Director of the Minnesota Minority Education Partnership. Prior to joining MMEP, she served as executive director of La Escuelita and is founding chair of the Latino Scholarship Fund of Minnesota. Ms. Godinez has in-depth experience in youth development, college access program development, and education policy development.

Tim Hoogland currently serves as the coordinator of History Day in Minnesota and Director of Education Outreach Programs at the Minnesota Historical Society. He is also an Affiliated Instructor of History at the University of Minnesota.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No