Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Sounds of Spirit Lake
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2016
End Date
August 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wadena
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
$11,610
Direct expenses
$16,610
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase local access to quality folk music artists. Promote Menahga as a destination for quality musical events. Have a positive impact on local businesses. Surveys handed out to first time concert attendees. Poll local organizations, artists and businesses after the concert series to determine the impact the concerts had for them. Attendance at each concert.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully provided access to quality folk musicians for the community. Audience participation met expectations. Vast majority of participants indicated an overall positive cultural experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Sounds of Spirit Lake 2016
Project Manager
First Name
Ralph
Last Name
Kumpula
Organization Name
Sounds of Spirit Lake
Street Address
PO Box 376 115 2nd St NE
City
Menahga
State
MN
Zip Code
56464
Phone
(612) 384-3909
Email
kumpu001@umn.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Sue Johnson: retired music teacher and arts 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; Cathy Hartle: Retired Comunity Development Specialist and nonprofit consultant; Millie Engisch: Graphic artist, and nonprofit arts organization leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Cathy Hartle: retired community development professional and arts advocate; Kayleen Horsma: practicing visual artist and arts supporter; Michael Sander: Former professional theater critic and theater activist; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Sue Johnson: retired music teacher and arts 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; Cathy Hartle: Retired Comunity Development Specialist and nonprofit consultant; Millie Engisch: Graphic artist, and nonprofit arts organization leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Cathy Hartle: retired community development professional and arts advocate; Kayleen Horsma: practicing visual artist and arts supporter; Michael Sander: Former professional theater critic and theater activist; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No