Community Arts Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,128
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Buffalo Community Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2016
End Date
August 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wright
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
$5,128
Other Funds Leveraged
$38,447
Direct expenses
$43,575
Administration costs
$5,128
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Community Arts Support funds would provide General Manager services for 9 months of rehearsal and performance logistics, providing scores, publicity, and concert programs. Weekly performance of most tasks is evident and judged by all musicians. Performance logistics, concert programs, and publicity are all evaluated post-concert by Buffalo Community Orchestra Board, seasonally by a members' questionnaire and Contract Committee review.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Weekly performance of General Manager’s duties--including logistics, concert program information, and publicity--were evaluated at monthly BCO Board meetings. In August 2017 the Board assessed the General Manager's performance and voted unanimously to rai

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Community Arts Support

Project Details

Buffalo Community Orchestra draws 55-65 musicians from 6 counties in Central Minnesota and provides orchestral concerts 5-6 times per year.

Project Manager
First Name
Jeffrey
Last Name
Burns
Organization Name
Buffalo Community Orchestra AKA BCO
Street Address
877 Bison Blvd PO Box 707
City
Buffalo
State
MN
Zip Code
55313
Phone
(612) 803-7198
Email
burns@cmab.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Janice Courtney: Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board, arts advocate, an arts administrator; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC, served on many of non-profit boards; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author, served on a number of Boards of Directors; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, Community Education Art Class instructor; Mark Nelson: Public School Music Teacher, choral director, community theatre director, voice lessons instructor, American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Board Member.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Janice Courtney: Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board, arts advocate, an arts administrator; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC, served on many of non-profit boards; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author, served on a number of Boards of Directors; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, Community Education Art Class instructor; Mark Nelson: Public School Music Teacher, choral director, community theatre director, voice lessons instructor, American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Board Member.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No