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Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,040
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northland Words
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Lake
Lake
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Winona
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Lake
Lake
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Winona
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
$3,040
Other Funds Leveraged
$147,506
Direct expenses
$150,546
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Words Players will expand access to participation in the arts for both youth and adults in 9 Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council community regions by increasing our audience numbers by at least 30%. Data collection and ticket sales will be used to measure outcomes.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We expanded access to the arts through programming in which our target audiences (under 30, non-arts participants) participated as audience, participant, or both.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
John Bredesen, Daved Driscoll, Donna Driscoll
Project Overview
General Operating Support
Project Details
Administrative staff salary expense - 2017
Project Manager
First Name
Daved
Last Name
Driscoll
Organization Name
Northland Words
Street Address
19554 County Rd 2
City
Chatfield
State
MN
Zip Code
59923
Phone
(507) 216-6431
Email
daveddriscoll@northlandwords.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; John Becker: art business owner; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Northland Words; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist and writer; Lee Gundersheimer: theatre artist and director; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: musician and 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; Gary Tollers: arts administrator.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No