Public Radio Competitive Grants Fiscal Year 2012

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,394,953
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ampers member stations, Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Public College/University
Status
Completed
Activity Type
Digitization/Online Information Access
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6
Appropriation Language

Public Radio Grants. $2,650,000 the first year and $2,650,000 the second year are for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program - Public Radio. The commissioner shall solicit proposals and award grants to pubilc radio stations that satisfy the eligibility requirements under Minnesota Statues, section 129D.14, subdivision 3, and create, produce, acquire, or distribute radio programs that educate, enhance, or promote local, regional, or statewide items of artistic, cultural, or historic significance. The commissioner shall give preference to projects that expand Minnesotan’s access to knowledge, information, arts, state history, or cultural heritage. This appropriation is available for eligible costs incurred as of July 1, 2011, and does not expire until June 30, 2015.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,394,953
Measurable Outcome(s)

Please see individual projects for measurable outcomes.

Project Overview

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, the Minnesota Department of Administration requested proposals to create, produce, acquire, or distribute radio programs that educate, enhance, or promote local, regional, or statewide items of artistic, cultural, or historic significance. Preference was given to projects that expand Minnesotan’s access to knowledge, information, arts, state history, or cultural heritage. Funds were awarded through a competitive process with review by a committee representing arts, history, humanities and broadcasting organizations statewide. Visit  www.admin.state.mn.us/achfgrants  for complete grant information.

The following public radio stations were awarded fiscal year 2012 Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Competitive Public Radio Grants:

Total Amount Granted: $2,394,953

Amount Carried forward and granted in FY13: $228,547

Project Manager
First Name
Jane
Last Name
Xiong
Organization Name
Department of Administration
Street Address
50 Sherburne Avenue
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
651-201-2525
Email
jane.xiong@state.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Review Committee Participants:
David O'Fallon, President, Minnesota Humanities Center
Sue Gens, Executive Director, Minnesota State Arts Board
Ann Alquist, Director of Radio Engagement, National Center for Media Engagement
Sue Mackert, Executive Director, Perpich Center for Arts Education
Pat Mulso, Executive Director, Freeborn County Historical Society

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

For more information about review committee members and conflicts of interest disclosures, please contact:
Jane Xiong
Department of Administration
jane.xiong@state.mn.us
651-201-2525