Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$510,296
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
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
$510,296
Other Funds Leveraged
$24,943,045
Direct expenses
$24,943,045
Administration costs
$335,726
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Trust creates positive change in our community by presenting live performances, visual arts and other arts experiences in WeDo. Online surveys of theatre goers and pre-/post-event discussions with theatre goers and participants in other arts activities. 2: Students and underserved communities engage in inclusive, meaningful arts experiences that create positive change for themselves and their communities. Stakeholder meetings and surveys identify the impact of engagement and capacity building strategies on participants and their community.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Students and artists in ongoing programs reported increased learning and career enhancement, while theatre goers reported positive changes in affect. Conducted online surveys with theatre goers, and surveys and interviews with program participants. Response types included rating scales to measure the degree to which outcomes were met. We also obtained observations from staff and participants. 2: Students and underserved communities reported a sense of personal growth, willingness to recommend activities and connection with other participants. Conducted surveys (online, intercept) and interviews with program participants. Response types included rating scales to measure the degree to which outcomes were met. We also obtained observations from staff and participants.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ann Simonds, Jay Novak, Travis Barke, Scott Benson, Judy Blaseg, Andrea Christenson, Jeannie Joas, Syl Jones, Mark Marjala, Barbara Brin, Michele Engdahl, Gloria Freeman, Kathleen Gullickson, Jeremy Jacobs, Barbara Klaas, Jim Linnett, Annette Thompson Meeks, Andrea Mokros, Julie Beth Vipperman,Tom Vitt
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

Hennepin Theatre Trust creates positive change through the arts by bringing together people, businesses, and organizations in the West Downtown Minneapolis Cultural District, to create and enjoy cultural experiences.

Project Manager
First Name
Karen
Last Name
Quiroz
Organization Name
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Street Address
900 Hennepin Ave
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403
Phone
(612) 455-9500
Email
karen.quiroz@hennepintheatretrust.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

Patricia Andrews: Executive director, Headwaters School of Music and the Arts; Lisa Bergh: Public artist; executive director for the Hutchinson Center for the Arts; Jonathan Carter: Director of IT business relationship management, Harmon, Inc.; former board chair, Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir; Erin Cooper: Operational director, Irish Fair of Minnesota; Don Eitel: Former managing director, Mu Performing Arts; Ann Fee: Executive director, Arts Center of Saint Peter; teaching artist, writer, editor, and instructor; Julie Johnson: Grant writing consultant; former public relations director at Great River Shakespeare Festival; Paula Justich: Program director of arts and cultural management, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; Sarah Lawrence: Co-general artistic director, Lyric Opera of the North; Jonathan Lewis, Executive director, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra; percussionist; Gretchen Pick, Artistic director, Young Dance. Adjunct faculty, University of Minnesota Department of Dance.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No