Historic Commemoration Initiatives: World War I

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,004
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2015, 1st Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 4 (b) (2) Programs
Appropriation Language

$5,525,000 the first year and $6,000,000 the second year are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,004
Direct expenses
$184,004
Administration costs
$11,556
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.10
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Number of attendees to related programing, number of these attendees reporting an increase understanding of this era as a result of the programing, number of online users.

Project Overview
To coincide with the centennial of the United States entry into World War I, MNHS is developing a series of public programs, school programs, publications and online resources to increase awareness and understanding of the World War I era and its enduring legacy for Minnesota. Outreach to veterans communities and the active military is underway. An intensive series of public programs for lifelong learners was held in fall 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
MNHS
Last Name
Legacy
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Blvd. W
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
651-259-3105