Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Heartland Concert Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2016
End Date
February 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$4,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Higher audience numbers (425) will impact capacity to offer high quality concerts, more Master Classes and additional student programs; Master Classes will help improve the repertoire and skills of attendees; Diverse programs will expand knowledge, awareness of musical genres Community Arts Support funding impact on the community: - Season ticket costs will remain at the current rates - Five (5) quality, diverse concert programs per season - Engagement of students through additional Student Outreach Programs. Survey questions: Did this concert meet your expectations: How was the artist's interaction with the audience? How was your concert experience? How was the overall quality of the performance? For Students: Will this Master Class improve your skills as a musician Choices given are excellent, good, fair and a comment line is included.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase of 60 new memberships at the start of 2016-2017 season, allowing HCA to keep ticket prices affordable. The evaluation surveys were designed to encourage feedback on their expectations, interaction with artist(s), concert experience, quality of program & motivation to improve their skills. Subjective review included engagement and attention to performance, interactions with artist and enthusiasm showed. The majority of surveys returned, both student and evening programs, indicated going beyond expectation, high education component, uplifting experience along with artistic excellence.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Kim Lemke, jeff Mosner, Marianne Potratz, Carol Wall, Marshall Howe, Judy Dulski, Micheal VanGuilder, Curt McCabe, Leroy Chief, Pat Baeumont, Bert Ahern, Jan Kehr, Christine Jessen, Bill Zigmant, Bobbi Zigmant, Joyce Cowman
Project Overview
Community Arts Support Grant
Project Details
Heartland Concert Series
Project Manager
First Name
Roberta
Last Name
Zigmant
Organization Name
Heartland Concert Association
Street Address
PO Box 43
City
Park Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56470
Phone
(218) 732-9293
Email
bbzigmant@unitelc.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Author; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, actor; Joseph Allen: Professor of Art, photographer, traditional Native crafts artist; Jill Johnson: Author, musician; Sandra Roman: Art teacher, author; Gayle Highberg: Painter; Lowell Wolff: Photographer; Jane Merschman: K-12 teacher, actor, director; Mary Hilbrand: Musician; Joanne Kellner: Arts administrator, puppeteer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Author;Deane Johnson: Musician; Joseph Allen: Professor of Art, photographer, traditional Native crafts artist; Jill Johnson: Author, musician; Sandra Roman: Art teacher, author; Gayle Highberg: Painter; Jane Merschman: K-12 teacher, actor, director; Joanne Kellner: Arts administrator, puppeteer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No