Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,327
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 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
$74,327
Other Funds Leveraged
$4,777,712
Direct expenses
$4,852,039
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Continue developing the newly revitalized Northrop as a hub for artistic and creative exploration for the residents of Minnesota. We track use of all Northrop spaces for performances and events that support artistic programming. We measure growth by activity, participation and awareness, making use of surveys and social media. 2: Present world-class performances to diverse Minnesota audiences in collaboration with community and University partners. We seek community partners and track the organizations and groups that partner with us on events. We follow-up to determine their satisfaction via surveys, phone interviews, and meetings.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Northrop presented ten diverse international dance companies with pre-show talks+master classes; 14 film + seven lecture events, twenty ticketed + eight concerts. Northrop presented 1400+ activities during FY 2017. Number of events and participants are counted, surveys are distributed to evaluate each event and Northrop's website invites blogging and critical evaluation of all programs. 2: Northrop presented ten diverse international dance companies with pre-show talks + master classes; 14 film + seven lecture events, twenty ticketed + eight free concerts. Attendance data collected and E-mail surveys distributed. Northrop distributed surveys and held follow-up meetings with Walker Art Center, Center for Spirituality and Healing, TU Dance, University Relations and school partners.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Antone Melton-Meaux, Robert Bruininks, John Conlin, Susan DeNuccio, Robert Lunieski, Gary Reetz, Donald Williams, Cynthia Betz, Cari Hatcher, Christine Tschida
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Cynthia
Last Name
Betz
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
robi0297@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. 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