Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hubbard
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
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$6,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To continue to produce professional caliber theater productions that will give artistic pleasure to audiences; to give community artists/singers opportunities to perform and grow artistically; and to give community volunteers opportunities to enjoy contributing to an arts production.Comments will be solicited from singers, actors and volunteers and two volunteers will keep journals describing audience reactions while watching productions. Audience members will be asked to make comments on post-it notes and a word cloud will be created from these comments. The Northern Light Opera Company Board will have an evaluation session within four weeks of the end of a production.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Funds were used to underwrite ongoing operations of Northern Light Opera Company including office supplies, rent, insurance, and printing, web funds were used to underwrite ongoing operations of Northern Light Opera Company including office supplies, rent, insurance, printing, website, dues and other non-art related expenses. This support made it possible for Northern Light Opera Company to concentrate on creating three productions in the first year of the grant. This support made it possible for Northern Light Opera Company to concentrate on creating three productions in the first year of the grant.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Gail Haller, Robert Light, Janet Ahern, John McKinney, Martha Vetter, Janet McMillen, Patricia Dove, John Rasmussen, Paul Dove, David Collins, Gary Stennes, Kurt Hansen, Carol Wall, Jan Kehr
Project Overview
Community Arts Support Grant
Project Details
Funds will assist Northern Light Opera Company to cover operating expenses including space rental for musical theater productions.
Project Manager
First Name
Paul
Last Name
Dove
Organization Name
Northern Light Opera Company
Street Address
11700 Island Lake Dr
City
Park Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56470-4638
Phone
(218) 732-7096
Email
pd5@evansville.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Graphic Designer; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Richard Longtine: Visual Artist, Folk Artist, Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist; Linda Kaul: Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist, Dancer; Kevin Headstrom: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, Theatrical Artist; Joseph Allen: Art Professor, Photographer, Traditional Native Crafts Artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Richard Longtine: Visual Artist, Folk Artist, Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist; Linda Kaul: Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist, Dancer; Kevin Headstrom: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, Theatrical Artist; Joseph Allen: Art Professor, Photographer, Traditional Native Crafts Artist; Malotte Backer: Potter, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No