Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,177
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Great River Shakespeare Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Pipestone
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
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
$22,177
Other Funds Leveraged
$802,823
Direct expenses
$825,000
Administration costs
$5,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.75
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Produce clear and compelling productions. 2. Advance the arts in Minnesota. 3. Increase and strengthen the Festival’s education and community outreach programs. Evaluate audience surveys, ticket sales, critical and audience response.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Festival succeeded in its goal to produce clear and compelling plays through its ninth season productions. An audience member recently wrote, "I have seen productions of Shakespeare's plays all over the world, including the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and want to let you know that I've enjoyed your productions more than any of the others." 2. The Festival advanced the arts in Minnesota by collaborating with organizations such as the Marine Art Museum and The Friends of

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Paul Barnes, Michael Charron, Michael Ebersold, Fran Edstrom, Karen Fawcett, Terry Hawkings, Mark Jacobs, Larry Jost, Virginia Laken, Br. William Mann, Tedd Morgan, Corwin Osterloh, Judith Ramaley
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Kathie
Last Name
Geiger
Organization Name
Great River Shakespeare Festival
Street Address
79 E 3rd St
City
Winona
State
MN
Zip Code
55987-3447
Phone
(507) 474-9375
Email
development@grsf.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
Yes