Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2016
End Date
February 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Cass
Clay
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Hennepin
Hubbard
McLeod
Morrison
Mower
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Rock
Scott
Stearns
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Washington
Winona
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
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$6,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The funds from Community Arts Support grant will allow the Northern Light Opera Company to continue presenting artistically significant Music Theater productions that will give meaningful artistic experiences 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. An audience survey will indicate a personal satisfaction of the production 85% or better.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We surveyed audiences, actors and theater tech participants, and private donors and of those that responded we received a resounding positive response from more than 90% speaking to their satisfaction with the quality of our productions and their positive impact on Park Rapids.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Gail Ahart, Patricia Dove, Paul Dove, Brian Ahart, Kurt Hansen, Lorri Jager, Jan Kehr, Robert Light, John McKinney, Marie Nordberg, John Rasmussen, Gary Stennes, Joan Tweedale
Project Overview

Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details

Northern Light Opera Company Community Support Grant

Project Manager
First Name
Paul
Last Name
Dove
Organization Name
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
Street Address
PO Box 102
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

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; 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.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No