Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$328,557
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
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
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$328,557
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,558,970
Direct expenses
$10,887,527
Administration costs
$26,230
Number of full time equivalents funded
2.56
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participants and audience members will experience theatrical forms, aesthetics, and learning opportunities that expand their knowledge and worldview. Audience surveys collecting experience info; audience focus groups; internal and external artistic assessment. 2: Minnesotans from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and geographic backgrounds will participate in relevant, accessible arts experiences at CTC. Audience surveys collecting demographic and experience info; audience focus groups; analysis of first-time participants and return participant behavior.

Measurable Outcome(s)

CTC served 272,830 youth, families, and teachers through productions and education programs, including 82,221 people who came through access programs. CTC used participation counts and implemented audience surveys to measure engagement in artistic programs. CTC conducted formal assessments of education programs in the schools. 2: CTC deepened relationships with community organizations, which resulted in a 26% increase in $5 (or free) ACT Pass tickets to our public performances. CTC's director of access and inclusion worked with CTC's marketing department and staff liaisons with targeted communities to streamline enrollment in and improve tracking of the ACT Pass program.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jeff von Gillern, Suzi Kim Scott, Sam Hsu, George Montague, Michael Blum, Doug Parish, Stefanie Adams, Eric Anderson, Todd Balan, Matthew R. Banks, Robert Birdsong, Linnea Burman, Morgan Burns, Y. Ralph Chu, Pilar Cruz, Jeff Davidman, Ryan Engle, Pam Enstad, Kerry B. Fauver, Greg Flannigan, G. Bryan Fleming, Liz Furman, Kathy Ganley, Rajiv Garg, Michelle Gibson, Lili Hall, Hoyt Hsiao, Christine Kalla, Joe Keeley, Jocelyn Knoll, Chad Larsen, Alex Liu, Mike Macrie, Michael Maeser, Gayle Malcolm, Pepe Martin, Todd Noteboom, Allison Peterson, Jag Reddy, Dan Schumacher, Tara Sutton, Sunil Swami, Lezlie Taylor, Meredith Tutterow, Dave Van Benschoten, Patrick B. Walsh, William White
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Jill
Last Name
Underwood
Organization Name
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
Street Address
2400 3rd Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55404
Phone
(612) 874-0500
Email
junderwood@childrenstheatre.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre
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. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association; art gallery owner; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No