General Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Vega Productions, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2012
End Date
March 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
Other Funds Leveraged
$148,780
Direct expenses
$150,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provides a variety of opportunities for residents of southeastern Minnesota to participate in the arts.Success measured through audience size and written feedback when appropriate.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The goals we had for the general operating grant were to strengthen and stabilize Vega Productions as we work to provide the opportunity for youth to participate in quality arts programming throughout South Eastern Minnesota. We ended the fiscal year 2012

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jason Fladager, Karrisa Gehring, Paul Hagen, Hank Harris, Maxwell Felsheim, Jake Manders, Christopher Pyle, Matt Ryg
Project Overview
General Operating Support
Project Details
Strengthen and stabilize the organization.
Project Manager
First Name
Mark
Last Name
Gehring
Organization Name
Vega Productions, Inc.
Street Address
5217 Sequoia Dr
City
Minnetonka
State
MN
Zip Code
55345
Phone
(507) 304-2939
Email
markg@vegaproductions.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Alan Calavano: Rochester Male Chorus; Carolyn Hiller: Choral Arts Ensemble; William Hoy: playwright and songwriter; Mike Larson: Loft-McKnight Fellow in Poetry; Katie Leo: Minnesota State Arts Board Cultural Community Liaison; Jane Olive: Mantorville Theatre Company; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Tom Willis: visual artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Andrea Costopoulos: board president Rochester Arts Council; Emilio DeGrazia: executive director Great River Review; Daved Driscoll: artistic director Northland Words-Words Players Theatre; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Ryan Heinritz: executive director Paradise Center for the Arts; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Connie Nelson: retired choral music educator; Scott Roberts: Business Director Owatonna Arts Center; Judy Saye-Willis: former director Faribault Art Center; Deb Wasmund: coordinator Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes