Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$295,971
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Blue Earth
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Kanabec
McLeod
Mower
Olmsted
Pine
Pope
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Wabasha
Washington
Wright
Anoka
Blue Earth
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Kanabec
McLeod
Mower
Olmsted
Pine
Pope
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Wabasha
Washington
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
$295,971
Other Funds Leveraged
$14,494,029
Direct expenses
$14,790,000
Administration costs
$75,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
4.55
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Establish new partnerships and grow existing partnerships as part of Ordway's community engagement programming. 2. Increase the participation of previously underrepresented participants in Ordway programs. Observation, attendance figures, and ticket coding to monitor targeted audience groups.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Ordway increased and deepened partnerships, particularly with organizations connected to African and African American communities: Sabathani Community Center, Minneapolis Urban League, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc., and the YWCA-Saint Paul. The Ordway joined the Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce and hosted an event there. We grew partnerships with Minneapolis and Saint Paul Public Schools and other Minnesota schools through K-12 programming. We increased the participation of members of African and African American communities. Participants using a special discount code totaled 449 in 2011-2012 and 605 in 2010-2011. K-12 attendance increased to 51,134 over 2010-2012's total of 49,296. We measure growth in attendance quantitatively by documenting ticket sales and head counts at unticketed events. We qualitatively measure increased accessibility and partnerships through surveys of participants, advocates who assist in community-specific grassroots marketing, and focus groups.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jeannie Buckner, Dorothea Burns, Bob Cattanach, Mary Choate, John Clifford, Chris Coleman, Traci D. Egly, Chris Georgacas, John Gibbs, William Dean Gullickson, Thomas W. Handley, Linda Hanson, Sarah B. Harris, Roger Hewins, Bernadeia Johnson, Barry Lazarus, Lawrence R. King, David M. Lilly, Laura McCarten, Matt Majka, Lori Milbrandt, Rosa M. Miller, Patricia A. Mitchell, Robert F. Moeller, Nancy Nicholson, Nichole Neuma, John G. Ordway, P.W. (Bill) Parker, Dwight A. Peterson, David Quigg, Dwayne C. Radel, William Sands, Marty Schneider, David Sewall, Valeria Silva, Debra Sit, Peter H. Thrane, Isaias Zamarripa
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Lee
Last Name
Koch
Organization Name
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Street Address
345 Washington St
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102-1419
Phone
(651) 282-3000
Email
lkoch@ordway.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
No