Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$415,181
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
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
$415,181
Other Funds Leveraged
$19,784,819
Direct expenses
$20,200,000
Administration costs
$68,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. The arts are interwoven into every facet of community life. 2. Minnesotans believe the arts are vital to who we are. 3. People of all ages, ethnicities, and abilities participate in the arts. 4. The arts thrive in Minnesota. Measurements include: reach (demographics and number of tickets); engagement (community programs and special promotions); revenue (earned and contributed); and total economic impact (partnerships).

Measurable Outcome(s)

Hennepin Theatre Trust launched its SpotLight Advisory Board with fifty-six student liaisons and an alumni network. Grew SpotLight from forty-seven to fifty-six schools. Distance learning grew from ten to thirteen schools. SpotLight teacher/parents trained to effectively advocate for the arts. Updated communications tools to expand brand recognition and target affinity groups. Developed pre- and post-show e-mail and social media options for feedback. Outreach to diverse audiences through programming and media connections to African American, Latino and GLBT media. Distributed 9,000 access tickets. Explored with the Guthrie and the Ordway a plan for regional cost-sharing of open captioning. Partnered with the Walker and ArtSpace to involve the public in cultural corridor planning through eight documented Talk-it Hennepin workshops. Opened New Century Theatre; partnered with Theatre Latte Da and Cantus to develop their audiences. Conducted board training on philanthropic and outreach expectations and added two development positions.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Scott Benson, Ralph W. Burnet, Sonia Cairns, Diane Connor, Dan Cramer, Wendy Dayton, Julie Idelkope, Linda Ireland, Jeannie Joas, Barbara Klass, Annette Thompson Meeks, Jann L. Olsten, John Pacheco, Brian J. Pietsch, Edward Pisarski, Thomas J. Rosen, James Rosenbaum, Doug Ruth, T. Jay Salmen, Ann Simonds, Daniel R. Tenenbaum, Julie Beth McFall Vipperman, Thomas L. Hoch
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Sarah
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Street Address
615 Hennepin Ave
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403
Phone
(612) 455-9500x 515
Email
Sarah.Johnson@hennepintheatretrust.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
Joshua Aerie: Conductor, artistic director, and instructor of various music organizations. Board member, Arrowhead Regional Arts Council and Sacred Heart Music Center.; Bari Amadio: Executive director, Rochester Arts Council. Board member, Perpich Center for Arts Education.; Gwendolyn Freed: Vice president for marketing and communication, Gustavus Adolphus College.; Antony Goddard: Executive director, Paramount Arts Resource Trust, and St Cloud Opportunities.; Andrea Jenkins: Senior policy aide, Minneapolis City Councilmember Glidden. Co-curator, S.A.S.E., Carol Connolly GLBT Reading Series at Intermedia Arts.; Jeff Langaard: Finance consultant; Howard Oransky: Director of continuing studies, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Co-founder, Form + Content Gallery.; William Venne: UofStThomas:Journ&PubRel(85)andCertNonProfMng(91); CURR_ChiefDevOfficer,UofMCollegeofVetMed(09); PAST_DevDir:UofMGraduateSch(07-09);HennepinTheatreTrust(05-06);OrdwayCtr(03-05);MNOpera(96-03);IllusionTheater(89-96)
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes