Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$521,255
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Orchestral Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$521,255
Other Funds Leveraged
$32,995,755
Direct expenses
$32,995,755
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)
Increase audience engagement through initiatives and activities that deepen participants' understanding and enjoyment of the arts experience. Collect participation data for initiatives/activities, qualitative feedback with audience surveys and advisory groups, track progress toward learning goals when appropriate.  2: Collaborate with community partners to create and deliver, beyond Orchestra Hall, unique programs that address community-identified interests. Collect data on location of events/activities, number engaged, achievement of identified objectives and goals, feedback from participants, and development of plans for continuing engagement.
Measurable Outcome(s)

Increased understanding and enjoyment of the arts experience for tens of thousands of participants in Young People's Concerts and the OH+ program. Tracked attendance at Young People's Concerts and OH+ pre-concert activities; surveyed participants in both programs to determine engagement; met with group leaders to determine progress toward learning goals (as appropriate). 2: Developed strategic partnerships with diverse community groups that led to strong participation in collaborative programs at Orchestra Hall and beyond. Tracked attendance at: five free outdoor Symphony for the Cities concerts; the re-opening of the State Capitol; the `Send Me Hope` concert; concerts with Cloud Cult; and Pint of Music concerts at local taprooms; among others.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Margee Ankeny, Karen Hsiao Ashe, Doug Baker, Karen Baker, Don Benson, Rochelle Blease, Margee Bracken, Barbara Burwell, Tim Carl, Mari Carlson, Evan Carruthers, Yvonne Cheek, Ralph Chu, Mark Copman, Kathy Cunningham, Andrew Czajkowski, Paula DeCosse, Jack Farrell, Anders Folk, Betsy Frost, Tim Geoffrion, Luella Goldberg, MaryAnn Goldstein, Paul Grangaard, Joe Green, Laurie Hodder Greeno, Jane Gregerson, Beverly Grossman, Karen Himle, Shadra Hogan, Maurice Holloman, Karen Hubbard, Jay Ihlenfeld, Phil Isaacson, Hubert Joly, Kathy Junek, Kate Kelley, Lloyd Kepple, Mike Klingensmith, Mary Lawrence, Al Lenzmeier, Nancy Lindahl, Michael Lindsay, Marty Lueck, Ron Lund, Warren Mack, Harvey Mackay, Kita McVay, Patrick Mahoney, Anne Miller, Bill Miller, Betty Myers, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Ravi Norman, Minsok Pak, Anita Pampusch, Susan Platou, Lisa Roehl, Michael Roos, Kevin Smith, Dimitrios Smyrnios, Robert Spong, Gordon Sprenger, Mary Sumners, Maxine Wallin, Tim Welsh, John Wilgers, Aks Zaheer
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

CHANGED from FY 2017: The mission of the Minnesota Orchestra is to enrich, inspire, and serve our community as an enduring symphony orchestra internationally recognized for its artistic excellence.

Project Manager
First Name
Rob
Last Name
Nygaard
Organization Name
Minnesota Orchestral Association
Street Address
1111 Nicollet Mall
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403-2477
Phone
(612) 371-7144
Email
rnygaard@mnorch.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No