Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,188
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Saint John's Boys' Choir
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Chippewa
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Grant
Hennepin
Le Sueur
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Murray
Nicollet
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Washington
Wright
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Chippewa
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Grant
Hennepin
Le Sueur
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Murray
Nicollet
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Washington
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
$23,188
Other Funds Leveraged
$305,347
Direct expenses
$328,535
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

SJBC will provide educational and artistic experiences that rank among the highest in the nation to young singers from Central Minnesota. Comparisons will be drawn with nationally-recognized programs with respect to curriculum, caliber of artistic offerings, number of individuals served, and breadth of cultural experiences. 2: SJBC will increase accessibility to community engagement program and expand current outreach to schools and underserved populations. Internal records will track the number of participants in engagement programs and feedback will be invited from participants to assess the quality, usefulness, and accessibility of said programs.

Measurable Outcome(s)

SJBC provided educational and artistic experiences of the highest national caliber to young singers from Central Minnesota. In addition to internal review and comparison research, external reviewers from esteemed choral organizations across the United States provided input on the organization's artistic and educational program. 2: SJBC increased public participation in community engagement programs and expanded its outreach to schools and underserved communities. Internal records of audience, workshop, festival, and camp participants were used in observing the increase in participants. Feedback from online surveys was used to assess quality of programs.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Michael Hemmesch, Jeff Peterson, Matt Reichert, Janet McConkey, Bret Amundson, Jacob Barnes, Kristen Bauer, Eric Budde, Richard Crawford, Janice Hammond, Br. David Paul Lange, Kristin Lawson, Lisa Maurer, Amy Roers, Rick Sovada
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Angela
Last Name
Klaverkamp
Organization Name
The Saint John's Boys' Choir
Street Address
2840 Abbey Plz PO Box 2000
City
Collegeville
State
MN
Zip Code
56321-2000
Phone
(320) 363-2558
Email
aklaverkamp@csbsju.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