Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,783
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 2015
End Date
June 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lake
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,783
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,200,748
Direct expenses
$2,279,531
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Develop the newly revitalized Northrop as a hub of artistic and creative exploration. The reinvented spaces and programming of the new Northrop will be a catalyst for interdisciplinary collaborations that are central to contemporary artistic exploration. 2: Present world-class performances to diverse Minnesota audiences in collaboration with community partners. Through curatorial process and engagement, Northrop creates partnerships with community partners ensuring that performance events featuring artists of the highest caliber are available to an expansive section of the community.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The newly revitalized Northrop functions as a hub for artistic activity and creative exploration in the center of campus. Northrop presented 1700+ activities during FY16. Number of events and participants are counted, and surveys are distributed to evaluate each event. Additionally, Northrop website invites blogging and critical evaluation of all programs. 2: Northrop presented nine internationally-recognized, diverse dance companies in twelve performances including five with live music; as well as a special film-orchestral event, 25 ticketed plus ten free concerts. Attendance figures, group sales and comp tickets counted. Collaborators enumerated: each provides their own evaluation. E-mail surveys and website solicitation employed for all events. School groups provided written forms and phone call follow-up.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Antone Melton-Meaux, Heather Faulkner, Colleen Carey, Fabiana Mesquita-Wierson, Tom Morgan, John Foley, Cecily Somers
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Christine
Last Name
Tschida
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
tschidac@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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; 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; 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.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; 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; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No