Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,650
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Crossing Arts Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
October 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Crow Wing
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,650
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,250
Direct expenses
$3,900
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Surpass our past level of artist participation, with at least 125 community members and Brainerd High School Alumni showcased and celebrated as visual and performing artist in the Community Homecoming in September-October 2014. 2. At least 300 people will attend the venues programmed by The Crossing Arts Alliance; and through this experience, become aware of the services The Crossing Arts Alliance provides. Of these, at least 20% (60) will be introduced to our services for the first time. 3. 10 new The Crossing Arts Alliance memberships and 2 new event sponsors.1. Document number of and contact info about artists involved with Community Homecoming Celebrations of Arts in September/October, 2014. 2. Track ticket sales and number of attendees at non-ticket events. Survey attendees regarding awareness of The Crossing Arts Alliance and past attendance. 3. Document new members and sponsors recruited through this project.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful multi-disciplinary arts expo which met expectations in terms of participants and exceeded expectation for audience. Vast majority of participants indicated a positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Curt Nielsen, Claudia Allene, Mary Boran, Brenda Pfeffer, Pat Altrichter, Paul Bloom, Jeff Collins, Steffanie DeVries, Jon Luhrs, Ron Morris, Mark Munson, Lee Ann Northway, Kathy Porwall, Denny Schmidt
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Community Homecoming Celebration of the Arts
Project Manager
First Name
Lisa
Last Name
Jordan
Organization Name
Crossing Arts Alliance
Street Address
1001 Kingwood St Ste 114
City
Brainerd
State
MN
Zip Code
56401
Phone
(218) 833-0416
Email
info@crossingarts.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher, community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer, artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator, dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist, community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff, over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher, community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer, artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator, dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist, community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff, over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No