Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,283
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Phelps Mill Country
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2017
End Date
September 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Otter Tail
Grant
Douglas
Becker
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
$3,283
Other Funds Leveraged
$57,217
Direct expenses
$60,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To financially support the Phelps Mill Festival and to keep it going into the future. A survey is distributed to people attending the event and another survey is distributed to participating artists. The survey question are used to evaluate current activities and to also request ideas for future festivals.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The project met the goals as described in our application. We strive to keep our standards for high quality arts and crafts and this year was no different. We provided some high-quality entertainment that was also well received.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Dave Iverson, Dean Nelson, Jerome Holicky, Jim Adamietz, Mike Charest, Mike Brause, Robin Anderson
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

To pay for general operating support including insurance premiums, the Otter Tail County user fee and the jurors fees for the 2017 Festival.

Project Manager
First Name
Val
Last Name
Martin
Organization Name
Phelps Mill Country
Street Address
PO Box 156
City
Ashby
State
MN
Zip Code
56309
Phone
(612) 508-0459
Email
pmfassistant@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Carolyn Flieder: Fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Susan Kay: Retired Professor, Retreat Coordinator for New York Mills Arts Retreat; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Ann Hermes: Executive Director of Alexandria Area Arts Association; James Arvidson: Community service volunteer; Jamie Beyer: Public Administrator, marketing and graphic designer; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio owner, textile artist, owner of quilting retreat center; Stan Goldade: High school math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader; Michael Weatherly: Visual Artist, Printmaker; Jeff Merrick: Grant County Courthouse Site Manager; Delayne Karls: Retired teacher, arts advocate; W Scott Olsen: Professor of English at Concordia College.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Carolyn Flieder: Fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Susan Kay: Retired Professor, Retreat Coordinator for New York Mills Arts Retreat; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Ann Hermes: Executive Director of Alexandria Area Arts Association; James Arvidson: Community service volunteer; Jamie Beyer: Public Administrator, marketing and graphic designer; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio owner, textile artist, owner of quilting retreat center; Stan Goldade: High school math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader; Michael Weatherly: Visual Artist, Printmaker; Jeff Merrick: Grant County Courthouse Site Manager; Delayne Karls: Retired teacher, arts advocate; W Scott Olsen: Professor of English at Concordia College.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No