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Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,565
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Itasca
Le Sueur
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Itasca
Le Sueur
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,565
Other Funds Leveraged
$580,212
Direct expenses
$611,777
Administration costs
$5,966
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide musical programming that is exceptional, entertaining, educational, and essential. Evaluation will consist of audience and chorus member response to programming and increase in singing members/volunteers/friends of the Chorus. 2: Continue to reach new audiences while deepening ongoing relationships with existing audience members. Evaluation will consist of response to programming in addition to measuring audience numbers, singing members, and evaluating marketing tactics.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus provided musical programming that was exceptional, entertaining, educational, and essential. Evaluation consisted of audience and chorus member comments in addition to ticket sales and an increase in total audience served. 2: Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus continued to reach new audiences while deepening ongoing relationships with existing audience members. Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus reached new audience while deepening ongoing relationships with current audience. Evaluation consisted of measuring ticket sales against marketing tactics and audience and chorus comments.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Paul Blom, Mary Schwind, Jeff Bores, Ann Rainhart, Nathan Croner, Erik Anderson, Michael Brown, Larry Bussey, Dennis Clausen, Steve Dahl, John Dwyer, David Hoang, Steve Humerickhouse, Alyssa Johnson Paquette, Chris Mellin, Mikal Nabors, Tom Schierholz, Vince Therrien, Laurel Chu
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Taykalo
Organization Name
Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus
Street Address
528 Hennepin Ave Ste 307
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403-1810
Phone
(612) 339-7664
Email
ctaykalo@tcgmc.org
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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group 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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No