Community Arts Schools and Conservatories

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,909
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
MacRostie Art Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2015
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Cass
Itasca
Koochiching
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,909
Other Funds Leveraged
$224,359
Direct expenses
$240,268
Administration costs
$794
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.37
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of classes offered at MacRostie Art Center increases by at least 30%. The number of classes offered will be compared to an average of the number of classes offered for the three years prior to receiving the grant (2011-2013) to determine the percentage increase. 2: 50% more students enroll in classes at or organized through MacRostie Art Center. Enrollment numbers will be recorded and compared to an average of enrollment numbers for the three years prior to receiving the grant (2011-2013) to determine the percentage increase.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of classes offered at MacRostie Art Center increased 75%. The number of classes offered in 2015 was 89 -- a 75% increase over the 2011-2013 average of 51. 2: The increase in enrollment in classes at MacRostie Art Center was 49%. The total enrollment in 2015 was 470 students -- a 49% increase over the 2011-2013 average of 315 students.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Bruce Bartos, Charles Driscoll, Angela Dynkavitch, Kathy Gebhart, Carmen Haugen, Amanda Lamppa, Nicole Lehtinen, Steven Loney, John O'Leary, Aaron Squadroni, Katie Tierney
Project Overview
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
Project Manager
First Name
Katie
Last Name
Marshall
Organization Name
MacRostie Art Center
Street Address
405 1st Ave NW
City
Grand Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
55744-2617
Phone
(218) 326-2697
Email
katie@macrostieartcenter.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No