Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lakes Bluegrass Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
August 2017
End Date
August 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cass
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$62,000
Direct expenses
$67,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase the reach of the festival to expose more people to traditional roots music by increasing admission revenues by 2% to $40,000. Increase workshop attendance by 5%. Workshops are put on by the performing artists. Raise $67,000 in ticket sales, sponsorships and grants to help keep the event viable. Each person attending the event (via ticket, volunteer, or free) receive an armband and the armbands are accounted for and can easily be tallied and compared to prior year. Each workshop has a host and attendance of participants and spectators can be tallied and compared to prior year. Funds received from tickets, sponsorships, grants are accounted for and can easily be measured.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Community Arts Access Project

Project Details

The 12th Annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival

Project Manager
First Name
Cindy
Last Name
Roggenkamp
Organization Name
Lakes Bluegrass Festival
Street Address
PO Box 461
City
Pequot Lakes
State
MN
Zip Code
56472
Phone
(218) 568-5559
Email
cjroggenkamp@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Michael Sander: community theater activist, retired educator; Millie Engisch: visual artist, graphic designer, arts administrator; Sue Johnson: retired music educator, vocalist, community leader; Cathy Hartle: retired nonprofit professional, community development specialist; Dawn Espe: Community development professional, arts consumer and advocate; Allan Lynk: community theater enthusiast, arts consumer and advocate; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 25 years' experience in arts administration.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Michael Sander: community theater activist, retired educator; Millie Engisch: visual artist, graphic designer, arts administrator; Sue Johnson: retired music educator, vocalist, community leader; Cathy Hartle: retired nonprofit professional, community development specialist; Dawn Espe: Community development professional, arts consumer and advocate; Allan Lynk: community theater enthusiast, arts consumer and advocate; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 25 years' experience in arts administration.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No