Minnesota's Legacy

Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
August 2014
End Date
August 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wadena
Wadena
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,000
Direct expenses
$11,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

A successful 2-day event will be held with at least 35 artists/artisans/performers and with at least 400 adults in attendance.1. A count of all persons attending will be made at the gate. 2. A satisfaction survey will be made, tabulated, and analyzed. 3. At the September, 2014 meeting of the Old Wadena Society board of directors, a formal event evaluation will be made covering the following categories: a. audience, adults and youth, b. quality of performances, c. foods and refreshments, d. financial, e. facilities, toilets, transportation of visitors, f. future improvements needed. This is basis for final report.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful arts and cultural heritage event. Participation met expectations and majority of participants indicated a positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Tom Kajer, Jamie Robertson, Mary Harrison, Bill Kern
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival
Project Manager
First Name
Thomas
Last Name
Kajer
Organization Name
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
Street Address
PO Box 172
City
Staples
State
MN
Zip Code
56479
Phone
(218) 894-2906
Email
tkajer2906@charter.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