Quick Start Grants - Organizations

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$415
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2017
End Date
March 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Carlton
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Cultural Heritage

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$415
Other Funds Leveraged
$585
Direct expenses
$1,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide artists with a venue for expressing their hopes for the community in relation to substance use disorder during pregnancy. Provide an outlet and place for expression and communication around this topic by proving an art exhibit on February 24 in Duluth, Minnesota at the American Indian Community Housing Organization. Receive at least 10 submissions of 2-dimensional artwork with a first place winner sharing the rights with us for our future research project. Offer an opportunity for artist to express their hopes of a healthier community by portraying their idea of ceremonial birth. Draw at least 100 community members to event and engage in positive, supportive discussions related to the needs of the local Native American community.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Original outcomes are listed below; actual outcomes are described in BOLD: Provide artists with a venue for expressing their hopes for the community in relation to substance use disorder during pregnancy. Provide an outlet and place for expression and communication around this topic by proving an art exhibit on February 24 in Duluth, MN at the American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO). ART EXHIBIT SUCCESSFULLY HELD ON FEBRUARY 24TH. -Receive at least 10 submissions of 2-dimensional artwork with a first place winner sharing the rights with us for our future research project. -Offer an opportunity for artist to express their hopes of a healthier community by portraying their idea of ceremonial birth. -Draw at least 100 community members to event and engage in positive, supportive discussions related to the needs of the local Native American community. EXCEEDED SUBMISSION GOAL -20 ARTISTS, 31 PIECES. TOTAL ATTENDANCE WAS ~85.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Moira Villiard, Brenna Greenfield, Rebekah Dunlap, Wendy Savage
Project Overview

Quick Start Grants - Organizations

Project Details

Ceremonial Pregnancy

Project Manager
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
McKoskey
Organization Name
Regents of the University of Minnesota
Street Address
450 McNamara Alumni Ctr 200 Oak St SE
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55455
Phone
(612) 626-7441
Email
awards@umn.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Moira Villiard: visual artist; Jeanne Doty: Retired Associate Professor of Music at University of Minnesota-Duluth, pianist; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, former Children's Theatre employee; Tammy Mattonen: visual artist, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Quentin Stille: student liaison, College Music Director at KUMD.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director at North Shore Music Association, writer; Jeanne Doty: Retired Associate Professor of music at University of Minnesota-Duluth, pianist; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, former Children's Theatre employee; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No