Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Great River Arts Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
January 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Morrison
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
$4,100
Other Funds Leveraged
$4,900
Direct expenses
$9,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. We will experiment with at least 2 new configurations of our performance art space by 12/31/14. 2. We will provide a platform for at least 130 performing artists to share their talents by 12/31/14. 3. We will expose our community to at least 7 different performing arts experiences, some in combination with our visual, media, and literary arts programs, by 12/31/14.By the completion of this grant period, we will: 1. Record, via photo and video experiments, new stage and seating configuration of our performance space. 2. Track the number and variety of performing artists showcased at Great River Arts. 3. Track the number and variety of art forms and musical genres presented.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully facilitated 7 adult arts activity/experiences for the community with participation exceeding expectations. Successfully recorded activities via video and photography for promotion use. Very popular series with majority of participants indicating a positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Scott Wonderlich, Ron Bieganek, Shawn Flavin, Rachel Edgerton, Sheryl Johnson
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Great River Arts LIVE! Fall 2014
Project Manager
First Name
Jill
Last Name
Moore
Organization Name
Great River Arts Association
Street Address
PO Box 157
City
Little Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56345
Phone
(320) 632-0960
Email
jill@greatart.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