Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$57,196
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Jungle Theater
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lake
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Todd
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
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

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$57,196
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,586,695
Direct expenses
$1,643,891
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Diversify participation through inclusive programming and by introducing and promoting a range of new opportunities to engage with the art. Track attendance, audience demographics (age, race, gender, location) throughout season; track attendance/engagement for new initiatives around productions. 2: Sustain the Jungle’s commitment to top quality theater and expand opportunities to learn more and engage with the work and its subject matter. Survey audiences about experience/artistic quality; gather qualitative feedback from participants in educational/engagement initiatives; track participation in educational/engagement initiatives.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Engaged 27,703 audiences, increased audience diversity, engaged 5000+ in new initiatives such as pre and post show talks, workshops and residencies. Tracked attendance; surveyed audiences; tracked diversity in offerings and artists on stage; tracked participation in outreach/education activities; obtained qualitative feedback from audiences and participants in survey and via social media. 2: Audiences highly rated Jungle's quality; shows recognized in year-end press; held over 230 activities to engage the public more deeply in the art. Surveyed audiences; tracked awards and notable mentions in media for productions; tracked number of engagement activities offered and participation in those activities; gathered participant feedback on engagement activities.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Craig Ashby, Sunny (Sonja) Beddow, Tom Beimers, Brad Betlach, Jeffrey Bores, Larry Bussey, Carolyn Erickson, Ed Friedlund, Theodora Gaitas, Jon Kachelmacher, Tom Keller, Thom Lewis, Sarah Meyer, Sarah Rasmussen, Jennifer Schaeidler, Chris Scholl, Amber Senn, Michael Shann, Marcia Stout, David Swenson, Katy Voecks, Nancy Weingartner, David Weinstein, Mary Sue Weir, Alexis Yeboah, Barbara Zell
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Scholl
Organization Name
Jungle Theater
Street Address
2951 Lyndale Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55408-2111
Phone
(612) 822-4002
Email
scholl@jungletheater.com
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