Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lakes Area Music Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
August 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Crow Wing
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$32,500
Direct expenses
$37,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

On August 8 and 9, 2015, our opera audience will Increase by 15% from 2014 for a total of 1,500. By August 2, 2015, twenty new volunteers will be recruited to assist with the opera production, including hospitality, set construction, props, and costuming. By August 20, 2015, Lakes Area Music Festival will increase the members of our e-mail list by 10% and increase contacts for social media by 20%. Audience figures will be collected and evaluated by headcount at performance. All current volunteers are listed in our volunteer data-base. Names of new volunteers for the opera will be recorded and added to that data-base. Opera patrons will be able to sign up for the e-mail list and/or social media at the concerts or through our website. New contacts will be tracked and counted.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful chamber music opera project which exceeded all stated expectations.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Lakes Area Music Festival Opera 2015
Project Manager
First Name
Scott
Last Name
Lykins
Organization Name
Lakes Area Music Festival
Street Address
PO Box 96
City
Brainerd
State
MN
Zip Code
56401
Phone
(585) 355-6868
Email
lakesareamusic@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and 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 and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and 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 and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No