Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$486,634
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Orchestral Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Statewide
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
$486,634
Other Funds Leveraged
$24,214,708
Direct expenses
$24,701,342
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase audience engagement through initiatives and activities that deepen participants’ understanding and enjoyment of the arts experience. Collect participation data for initiatives/activities, qualitative feedback with audience surveys and advisory groups, track progress toward learning goals. 2: Collaborate with community partners to create and deliver, beyond Orchestra Hall, unique programs that address community-identified interests. Collect data on location of events/activities, number engaged, achievement of identified objectives and goals, feedback from participants and advisory groups.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Increased understanding and enjoyment of the arts experience for tens of thousands of participants in Young People's Concerts and the OH+ program. Tracked attendance at Young People's Concerts and OH+ pre-concert activities; surveyed participants in both programs to determine engagement; met with group leaders to determine progress toward learning goals (as appropriate). 2: Developed strategic partnerships with diverse community groups that led to strong participation in collaborative programs at Orchestra Hall and beyond. Tracked attendance at: three free outdoor Symphony for the Cities concerts; Vikings' halftime concert; Shiloh Temple concert; concerts with Dessa; and Symphony and Suds concerts at local taprooms; among others.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Margee Ankeny, Karen Hsiao Ashe, Emily Backstrom, Doug Baker, Karen Baker, Don Benson, Rochelle Blease, Dave Boehnen. Margee Bracken, Barbara Burwell, Tim Carl, Mari Carlson, Nicky Carpenter, Evan Carruthers, Ralph Chu, Mark Copman, Kathy Cunningham, Gary Cunningham, Andrew Czajkowski, Paula DeCosse, Jack Farrell, Dolly Fiterman, Anders Folk, Betsy Frost, Tim Geoffrion, Luella Goldberg, MaryAnn Goldstein, Paul Grangaard, Joe Green, Laurie Hodder Greeno, Beverly Grossman, Karen Himle, Shadra Hogan, Karen Hubbard, Jay Ihlenfeld, Phil Isaacson, Hubert Joly, Kathy Junek, Mary Lou Kelley, Lloyd Kepple, Mike Klingensmith, Pat Krueger, Mike Langley, Al Lenzmeier, Nancy Lindahl, Michael Lindsay, Marty Lueck, Ron Lund, Warren Mack, Harvey Mackay, Kita McVay, Anne Miller, Bill Miller, Betty Myers, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Ravi Norman, Susan Platou, Lisa Roehl, Michael Roos, Kevin Smith, Matt Spanjers, Rob Spikings, Robert Spong, Mary Sumners, Maxine Wallin, Tim Welsh, John Wilgers, Aks Zaheer
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Rob
Last Name
Nygaard
Organization Name
Minnesota Orchestral Association
Street Address
1111 Nicollet Mall
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403-2477
Phone
(612) 371-7144
Email
rnygaard@mnorch.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