Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,136
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
North House Folk School
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
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Washington
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
$55,136
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,012,071
Direct expenses
$1,067,207
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Students and program participants will grow in their knowledge and appreciation of the world of traditional craft. Increased course enrollment of 5%; Increased annual donor support of 5%; Survey results from course/event participants. 2: Participating artisans will develop and deepen skills to improve their artistry and roles as interpreters of traditional craft. Host 4th Instructor Retreat with attendance of 40+ instructors; Expand Instructor-in-Residence program, adding three new positions; Surveys/exit interview for instructors and intern program participants.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Students and program participants will grow in their knowledge and appreciation of the world of traditional craft. Increased course enrollment of 5%; Increased annual donor support of 5%; Survey results from course/event participants and instructors. 2: Participating artisans developed and deepened skills to improve their artistry and roles as interpreters of traditional craft. Hosted 4th Instructor Retreat with attendance of 50+ instructors; Expanded Instructor-in-Residence program grew 10% to fifteen artists; Surveys/exit interview for instructors and intern program participants.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jane Alexander, Paul Aslanian, Nancy Burns, Andrew Houlton, Layne Kennedy, Jana Larson, JD Lehr, Todd Mestad, Susan Morrison, Mary Morrison, Mike Prom, Kathy Rice, Jim Sannerud, Carol Winter
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Greg
Last Name
Wright
Organization Name
North House Folk School
Street Address
PO Box 759
City
Grand Marais
State
MN
Zip Code
55604-0759
Phone
(218) 387-2968
Email
gwright@northhouse.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
Amy Braford Whittey: Business developer for the arts for HGA; 16 years of nonprofit experience; Helen Franczyk: Arts marketing and communications consultant; Steve Heckler: Executive director, Twin Cities Jazz Festival and Lowertown Blues Festival; Julie Johnson: Grant writing consultant; former public relations director at Great River Shakespeare Festival; Gregory Smith: Business operations manager, the Fitzgerald Theater; Ellen Stanley: Executive director, Minnesota Music Coalition; Carla Tamburro: Coordinator, Park Point Art Fair, Duluth; art educator; Lisa Vesel: Executive director, Minnesota Discovery Center
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No