Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Crossing Arts Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2013
End Date
September 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Crow Wing
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,220
Direct expenses
$7,220
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase artistic skill level by providing artistic instruction to inmates of Crow Wing County Jail.Questionnaire to inmates, recording number of attendees at each session, informal evaluation by instructors, project administrators and jail officials based on questions that elicit both quantitative and qualitative responses.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful artistic project reaching an underserved population. Skill levels increased for all participants as reported by instructors. Many qualitative comments regarding behavior and attitude changes in inmates.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Curt Nielsen, Claudia Allene, Mary Boran, Brenda Pfeffer, Pat Altrichter, Paul Bloom, Jeff Collins, Steffanie DeVries, Jon Luhrs, Ron Morris, Mark Munson, Lee Ann Northway, Kathy Porwall, Denny Schmidt
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Behind the Bricks
Project Manager
First Name
Millicent
Last Name
Engisch-Morris
Organization Name
Crossing Arts Alliance
Street Address
1001 Kingwood St Ste 114
City
Brainerd
State
MN
Zip Code
56401
Phone
(218) 833-0416
Email
memorris@me.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 years 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 years experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No