Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$97,364
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
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
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
$97,364
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,552,559
Direct expenses
$6,552,559
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Northrop entertains and informs an audience of 350,000+ annually through performances, master classes, lectures, Q and A with artists, and student matinees. Attendance statistics, schedule of artist engagement activities, formal evaluation from teachers, solicited audience feedback and blog comments. 2: Northrop builds an inclusive audience for dance by engaging diverse communities and exploring global issues through the work of renowned dance artists. List of organizational partners, artists engaged, topics explored through the presentations.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Northrop entertained and informed audiences through fifteen dance performances, twelve master classes, fifteen lectures; ten ticketed and eight free concerts. Event and audience statistics are collected, e-mail surveys distributed to attendees, post-show receptions gather in-person feedback; and Northrop's website, FB pages and social media welcome blogging and critical evaluation. 2: Northrop builds an inclusive audience for dance by engaging diverse communities and exploring global issues through renowned dance artists. Northrop distributed surveys and held follow-up meetings with community and University partners, engaged artists and school groups. E-mail surveys to ticket holders request feedback on topics explored through the presentations.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Antone Melton-Meaux, Jeff Bieganek, Robert Bruininks, John Conlin, Susan DeNuccio, Tammylynne Jonas, Robert Lunieski, Michael Neuberger, Gary Reetz, Donald Williams, Kari Schloner, Cari Hatcher, Cynthia Betz, Christine Tschida
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

Northrop is a center of discovery and transformation that connects the University of Minnesota and communities beyond by celebrating innovation in the arts, performance, and academics. Northrop promotes student engagement beyond the classroom, develops new audiences to foster continued vitality in arts and culture, and creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary dialogue about important issues and ideas.

Project Manager
First Name
Cynthia
Last Name
Betz
Organization Name
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Northrop AKA Northrop
Street Address
2829 University Ave SE Ste 750
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55414-3279
Phone
(612) 625-6600
Email
robi0297@umn.edu
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

Pearl Bergad: Executive director, Chinese Heritage Foundation; Paul Dice: President, International Friendship Through the Performing Arts; Thomas Dodge: Photographer; former executive director of the Fairmont Opera House; Sonja Jacobsen: Retired office manager, Jacobsen Metal Fabrication; vocal and instrumental music teacher; board member, Mankato Symphony; Tammy Mattonen: CPA and nonprofit financial consultant; Jill Moore: Executive Director of Great River Arts; Sara Olsen: Musician, composer, teacher, playwright, and visual artist; Cassandra Utt: Actor, singer, artistic data analysis; Kristen Wesloh: Director of institutional giving, Minnesota Public Radio; 26 years nonprofit management experience

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No