Minnesota's Legacy

Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,910
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Buffalo Community Theater
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2010
End Date
August 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wright
Stearns
Sherburne
Hennepin
Carver
Wright
Stearns
Sherburne
Hennepin
Carver
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,910
Other Funds Leveraged
$33,492
Direct expenses
$39,402
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Our database of participants/audience members will be expanded by at least 20%; Our ticket sales will have increased by 15%; We will have an administrator hired.We will measure our goals: by tracking the number of people who: create, audition, volunteer, perform or attend our performances.; through ticket sales figures.; by collecting data from staff, audience members, performers and volunteers to determine what advertising methods are most useful for contacting the public.; through surveys given to the actors as well as the volunteers that will help us gather data about how we can improve all of our procedures from auditions to striking the production; by holding post-production meetings that will allow artistic staff and Buffalo Community Theater Board members an opportunity to dialog about the production process and for those intimately involved to give input on how things went and make suggestions as to how Buffalo Community Theater could improve its procedures and practices.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Buffalo Community Theater was able to hire a part time administrative assistant, who now helps facilitate all aspects of our mission. This position is contracted for one year, 30 hours a month and is compensated monthly. We were also able to undertake a p

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Zanna Joyce, Michael Walsh, Chris Cammarn, Jon Salmon, Erin Walsh, Lisa Ellwoods, Don Schmidt, Dave Cammarn, Janice Luoma
Project Overview
Community Arts Support - Arts Producing
Project Details
Buffalo Community Theater is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization, currently producing 2-3 theatrical productions a year in the city of Buffalo, Minnesota.
Project Manager
First Name
Suzanna
Last Name
Joyce
Organization Name
Buffalo Community Theater
Street Address
PO Box 23
City
Buffalo
State
MN
Zip Code
55313-0023
Phone
(612) 716-6306
Email
zannaj@q.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of St. Cloud State University Program Board; P.J. Fanberg: Executive Director of Land Of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of St Benedicts/St John's University Fine Arts Series; Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member and College of St Benedicts/St John's University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; John Stander: Executive director for Elk River Arts Alliance, school administrator; Peter Veljkovich: served on the Littleton Fine Arts Committee and as county representative for the South Suburban Arts Committee, Fine Arts Photographer, Writer, Disc Jockey; Helene Woods: Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council; Sharon Tracy: Coon Rapids High School Humanities and English Teacher; Charlene Sul: Art Director for Hands Across the World, facilitator, Art Lecturer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of Saint Cloud State University Program Board; P.J. Fanberg: Executive Director of Land Of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member and College of Saint Benedicts/Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; John Stander: Executive Director for Elk River Arts Alliance, school administrator; Peter Veljkovich: served on the Littleton Fine Arts Committee and as county representative for the South Suburban Arts Committee, Fine Arts Photographer, Writer, Disc Jockey; Helene Woods: Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council; Sharon Tracy: Coon Rapids High School Humanities and English Teacher; Charlene Sul: Art Director for Hands Across the World, facilitator, Art Lecturer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No