Martin County Fair Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Martin County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
March 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Martin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Recipient Board Members
Curt Luetgers
Ron Morris
Robbin Celander
Jim Kain
Delmar Whitaker
Ed Murphy
Steve Pomerenke
Jared Pomerenke
Lisa Wedel
Tom Zehnder
Dan Thate
Mike Tonne
Bob Stromberg
Calvin Saxton
Randy Deling
Project Overview

To add and enhance arts programming in Martin County. Funds will be used to hire art instructors to lead hands-on pottery, painting, and weaving workshops. Supplies will be provided for child and adult participants. Funds will also be used to enhance stage lighting.

Project Manager
First Name
Lisa
Last Name
Wedel
Organization Name
Martin County Fair
Street Address
1300 North Bixby Road
City
Fairmont
State
MN
Zip Code
56031
Phone
(507) 235-9576
Email
martincountyfair@frontiernet.net