Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Heartland Concert Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
February 2017
End Date
February 2018
Activity Type
Counties Affected
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
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
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, and fair and a comment line is included. Subjective review: - Overall engagement and attention to performance, Audience interaction with artist, Level of enthusiasm.

Project Overview

Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details

Heartland Concert Series

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Heartland Concert Association
Street Address
PO Box 43
Park Rapids
Zip Code
(218) 732-9293
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Sandra Roman: retired art teacher, author; Jane Merschman: retired teacher, theater artist; Joanne Kellner: community arts organizer; Jill Johnson: author; Susan Olin: musician; Laura Dropps: visual artist; Natalie Grosfield: Theater Artist; Laura Grisamore: photographer; Corryn Trask: musician.

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; Deane Johnson: author, musician; Jane Merschman: K-12 teacher, actor, director; Mary Hilbrand: Musician.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed