Arts Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Grand Rapids Players, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2014
End Date
July 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Itasca
Koochiching
Cass
St. Louis
Aitkin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$13,550
Direct expenses
$18,550
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Produce 5 quality shows, engage a larger audience, develop actors and their stage presence, aggressive marketing campaign, balanced budget.Post-performance gathering to evaluate the project, audience survey, financial report.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully produced 5 quality shows, engage a larger audience, develop actors and their stage presence, aggressive marketing campaign, balanced budget.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Michael Davis, Sam Grigsby, Sharon Marty-Rasmussen, Micha Smith, Rachel Randle, Trish Bunes, Josh Cagle, Greg Tuttle, Jennifer Eck, Susie Mogan, Stephanie Schroeder
Project Overview
Arts Project Grant
Project Details
Theater production support
Project Manager
First Name
Sharon
Last Name
Marty-Rasmussen
Organization Name
Grand Rapids Players, Inc.
Street Address
PO Box 26
City
Grand Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
55744-0026
Phone
(218) 259-0027
Email
srasmussen@isd318.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge; Ken Bloom: Director of the Tweed Museum of Art; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian, information media specialist; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, wood worker; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director at North Shore Music Association, writer; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, animator; David Beard: Assistant Professor of writing studies at University of Minnesota-Duluth; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Victoria Olson: stage and radio theater actor, instrumentalist, speech judge; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Ashley Kolka: Project Coordinator at MacRostie Art Center, visual artist, writer; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Ashley Leek: ceramic artist, art educator; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Ann Russ: music artist, former director and founder of North Shore Music Association; Dana Mattice: freelance art journalist, fine arts museum publicist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge; Ken Bloom: Director of the Tweed Museum of Art; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian, information media specialist; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, wood worker; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director at North Shore Music Association, writer; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, animator; David Beard: Assistant Professor of writing studies at University of Minnesota-Duluth; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Victoria Olson: stage and radio theater actor, instrumentalist, speech judge; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Ashley Kolka: Project Coordinator at MacRostie Art Center, visual artist, writer; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Ashley Leek: ceramic artist, art educator; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Ann Russ: music artist, former director and founder of North Shore Music Association; Dana Mattice: freelance art journalist, fine arts museum publicist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No