Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,184
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Northrop AKA Northrop
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2014
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
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,184
Other Funds Leveraged
$14,314,787
Direct expenses
$14,461,971
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Present world-class performances to diverse Minnesota audiences in collaboration with community partners. Through curatorial process and creative engagement strategies, Northrop creates partnerships with a breadth of community partners ensuring that major performance events featuring artists of the highest caliber are available to an expansive section of the community. 2: Provide access for new audiences by responding to, curating for, and eliminating the participation barriers of underserved communities. Northrop offers free tickets for underserved groups, meaningful engagement through partnerships, transportation and childcare when possible, artist and project selection reflecting local cultural diversity, and activities that welcome new audiences.

Measurable Outcome(s)

With community partners, Northrop presented eleven world-class dance companies, twelve music performances, and ten weeks of grand reopening arts programming. By co-creating with community partners, Northrop provided 2,500 free tickets, transportation, and outreach activities to underserved audiences. Outreach work included Women of Substance residency program for middle/high school girls featuring artistic workshops, mentorship as well as community workshops for performances such as Shanghai ballet and Wayne McGregor.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Antone Melton-Meaux (Chair), Colleen Carey, Heather Faulkner, John Foley, Tom Morgan, Chas Porter, Cecily Sommers
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

General operating support

Project Manager
First Name
Lindsy
Last Name
Halleckson
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
lhalleck@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. 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.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Gretchen Boyum: Gallery manager, Kaddatz Gallery; Fergus Falls Public Arts commissioner; Melissa Brechon: Retired library director, Carver County Library System; board member, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council; Jessica Briggs: Arts administration and arts/culture nonprofit consultant; Nolita Christensen: Marketing and operations consultant, Great North Show Providers; Suzzanne Kelley: Managing editor and codirector, New Rivers Press, Moorhead; Janis Lane-Ewart: Long-time arts administrator; most recently executive director of KFAI, Fresh Air Radio; Peter Pellinen: Founder, Small Parts Players; working to renovate the historic Lyric Theatre, Virginia; Elizabeth Richardson: Long-time arts administrator; former marketing director, Mixed Blood Theatre; Walter Zakahi: Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No