General Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mid West Music Fest
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2016
End Date
June 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
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
$3,200
Other Funds Leveraged
$132,988
Direct expenses
$136,188
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Mid West Music Fest will raise the quality, type, and number of arts opportunities in our region on the weekend of April 28-30, 2016. We will increase the amount of venues hosting artists for performance on April 28-30, 2016. We will measure through artists programmed for events, zip codes of attendees, and surveys - the impact this weekend event has on the quality, type and number of arts opportunities available in Winona, Minnesota.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Professional Twin Cities artists were brought to town. Venue numbers remained content not grown by order of Board.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Trina Barrett, Charlie Brown, Sam Brown, Sean Burke, Jacob Grippen, Zach Krage, Jim Trouten, Doug Westerman
Project Overview
General Operating Support
Project Details
Administrative expenses for 2016
Project Manager
First Name
Parker
Last Name
Forsell
Organization Name
Mid West Music Fest
Street Address
168 3rd St E
City
Winona
State
MN
Zip Code
55987
Phone
(608) 498-0268
Email
parker.f@midwestmusicfest.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John Becker: art business owner; Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board member; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Kathy Rush: thespian; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator; Joan Sween: playwright; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Gary Tollers: arts administrator.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No