Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,513
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Graywolf Press
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2012
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
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
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,513
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,864,054
Direct expenses
$1,918,567
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Build the best list by recognizing exceptional talent and work. 2. Reach the widest audience by providing the strongest possible current to carry our literary discoveries to eager audiences. 3. Maintain a model organization by staying on mission, making intentional choices for operations, planning for sustainability, and balancing quality with risk. Measures include author satisfaction, book sales, the quality and quantity of reviews our books receive, awards won, and the positive feedback from sales representatives, booksellers, literary colleagues, educators, and especially individual readers.

Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Tracy K. Smith received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for "Poetry for Life on Mars." Geoff Dyer won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Criticism Award for "Otherwise Known as the Human Condition." "The City of Bohane" by Kevin Barry was featured on the cover page of the New York Times Book Review. Positive reviews include thirteen from Star Tribune, thirteen from New York Times, and one from the Pioneer Press. 2. Graywolf's electronic audience grew by 12,500 people, an increase of 5.5%. The adult audience g

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Catherine Allan, Ronnie Brooks, Chris Galloway, Colin Hamilton, Betsy Hannaford, Shirley Hughes, Georgia Murphy Johnson, John Junek, Will Kaul, Ed McConaghay, Glenn Miller, Jennifer Melin Miller, Leni Moore, Wenda Moore, Mary Polta, Bruno Quinson, Gail See, Kim Severson, Kate Tabner, Kim Vappie, Joanne Von Blon, Melinda Ward
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Kit
Last Name
Briem
Organization Name
Graywolf Press
Street Address
250 3rd Ave N Ste 600
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55401
Phone
(651) 641-0077
Email
briem@graywolfpress.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Judson Bemis Jr., Actor, arts administrator, founder and principal of Clere Consulting. Secretary, Minnesota State Arts Board., Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002., Peggy Burnet, Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Michael Charron, Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies., John Gunyou, City manager, Minnetonka., Ellen McInnis, Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Pamela Perri, Executive vice president, Builders Association of Minnesota., Margaret Rapp, Former educator, Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board., Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Judson Bemis Jr., Actor, arts administrator, founder and principal of Clere Consulting. Secretary, Minnesota State Arts Board., Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002., Peggy Burnet, Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Michael Charron, Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies., John Gunyou, City manager, Minnetonka., Ellen McInnis, Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Pamela Perri, Executive vice president, Builders Association of Minnesota., Margaret Rapp, Former educator, Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board., Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No