ECRAC ACHF Organization Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,632
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Milaca Fine Arts Council
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2013
End Date
July 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,632
Other Funds Leveraged
$793
Direct expenses
$9,425
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Provide a variety of music genres and high quality music free of charge. 2. Feature local performing artists.1. Attendance tracking 2. Various participant survey tools.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Outcomes were met and survey results are available. The Milaca Fine Arts Council presented 5 community concert performances. Approximate total attendance for all concerts was 1,335, with an estimated 125 children attending the events. Surveys results show that 96% of respondents were satisfied/very satisfied with 97.5% indicating they would attend another similar event.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mimi Peterson, Kristine Jobe, Mary Jo Harris, Theresa Bemis, Heather Jones, Ardis becklin, Andrea Mikla, Amy Cunningham, Emilee Johnson, Shannon Johnson
Project Overview
Music in the Park 2013
Project Details
The Milaca Fine Arts Council will present a series of community concerts during the summer. There will be a wide variety of music genres and local performing artists and musicians will be featured.
Project Manager
First Name
Mimi
Last Name
Peterson
Organization Name
Milaca Fine Arts Council
Street Address
170 2nd Ave SW PO Box 361
City
Milaca
State
MN
Zip Code
56353-0022
Phone
(320) 294-5800
Email
mimi.peterson@milaca.k12.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Theresa Bemis: visual artist, Milaca Art Center; Barb Dreyer: visual artist, art educator, Kanabec County Art Association, Pine Center for the Arts; Arne Everson: music educator, East Central Minnesota Chorale, Cambridge Center for the Arts; Laurie Greeninger: art educator, art advocate, visual artist; Vern Hegg: business owner, art advocate, Cambridge Humanities and Education Foundation; Carl Long: art educator, visual artist, Kanabec County Artist Association; Kelli Maag: business owner, Northern Exposures Photography Club, Kanabec County Artist Association; Carla Vita: government, arts advocate.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Theresa Bemis: visual artist, Milaca Art Center; Barb Dreyer: visual artist, art educator, Kanabec County Art Association, Pine Center for the Arts; Arne Everson: music educator, East Central Minnesota Chorale, Cambridge Center for the Arts; Laurie Greeninger: art educator, art advocate, visual artist; Vern Hegg: business owner, art advocate, Cambridge Humanities and Education Foundation; Carl Long: art educator, visual artist, Kanabec County Artist Association; Kelli Maag: business owner, Northern Exposures Photography Club, Kanabec County Artist Association; Carla Vita: government, arts advocate.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
East Central Regional Arts Council, Mary Minnick-Daniels (320) 396-2337