Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Todd
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
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$7,500
Direct expenses
$12,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1) To make people aware of the veterans park, and to bring attention to the branches of military service as they relate to the community of Staples. 2) To employ one of the region's best artists, Jeff Kreitz, to create a lasting and artful tribute to the people in our armed services. 3) To create a work of art, in an interesting setting, that will attract people to Staples.1) Observations of those visiting the park will be noted throughout the year, increased support as reflected in donations to support the park, growing interest in history and the role of armed services by area youth. 2) Contract with Jeff Kreitz and final installation of finished artwork. 3) A visitor’s book will collect zip codes and comments, which will be recorded and tallied.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful public arts access activity with majority of participants indicating a positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Bob Hamann, Harold Holst, Kevin Jenkins, Charolotte Daniels
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Staples All Veterans Park Artistic Signage
Project Manager
First Name
Bob
Last Name
Hamann
Organization Name
Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association
Street Address
425 4th St NE
City
Staples
State
MN
Zip Code
56479
Phone
(218) 296-0677
Email
newhorizons@arvig.net
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