Arts Legacy Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,045
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
General Federation of Women's Clubs AKA GFWC Zehlians
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2017
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Pennington
Marshall
Pennington
Marshall
Project Overview

Arts Legacy Grant

Project Details

Local artist Christine Foster will work with the 5th grade students at Challenger School in Thief River Falls for a minimum of 11 days April-May 2017. Student projects will be displayed at a public venue, e.g. the public library.

Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Charles Erickson: retired librarian; Connie Nelson: visual artist, actress; Elizabeth Rockstad: visual artist; Elwyn Ruud: school residency coordinator; Eryn Killough: visual artist; Faye Auchenpaugh: musician; Jane Anderson: nonprofit theater director; MaryAnn Laxen: photographer, visual artist; Stephanie Olson: writer, editor, painter; Briana Ingraham: musician, social policy manager.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Charles Erickson: retired librarian; Connie Nelson: visual artist, actress; Eryn Killough: visual artist; Faye Auchenpaugh: musician; Jane Anderson: nonprofit theater director; MaryAnn Laxen: photographer, visual artist; Stephanie Olson: writer, editor, painter; Briana Ingraham: musician, social policy manager.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council, Mara Hanel (218) 745-9111

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
$1,045
Other Funds Leveraged
$210
Direct expenses
$1,255
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

As a result of this project, fifth graders at Challenger Elementary School will increase their understanding of and skills in the art of drawing and painting, further their motivation to pursue the arts, and increase their self-confidence. Evaluation will occur through personal interviews with Christine Foster and the fifth grade students, notes through personal observations made by Zehlian members, and a follow-up meeting with planners.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Manager
First Name
Faye
Last Name
Auchenpaugh
Organization Name
General Federated Women's Club
Street Address
11094 195th Ave NE
City
Thief River Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56701-4326
Phone
(218) 681-3410
Email
rjreger@mncable.net
Administered By
Administered by
Location

Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
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Location

109 Minnesota Street South
Warren, MN 56762 

Phone
218-745-6733
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