Minnesota's Legacy

Small Capital Arts Grant for Nonprofits

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$930
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
August 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Benton
Sherburne
Wright
Meeker
Kandiyohi
Pope
Douglas
Todd
Morrison
Stearns
Benton
Sherburne
Wright
Meeker
Kandiyohi
Pope
Douglas
Todd
Morrison
Stearns
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$930
Other Funds Leveraged
$165
Direct expenses
$1,095
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. New computer hardware will increase daily efficiency of the Executive Director. 2. New computer software will improve reporting, marketing materials and communication methods. 3. New scanner will shorten the amount of time it takes the symphony librarian to provide the musicians with music for practice purposes.1. New hardware will allow symphony Executive Director to eliminate the 20-30 minutes of time it takes each day to get the current computer system up and running. This will allow the Executive Director to be more efficient. 2. New software will allow the symphony Executive Director to develop and maintain better information, create improved marketing materials and improve communication with audience members, donors, funders and musicians. 3. Symphony librarian will cut time it takes to get music to musicians from two weeks to one week. It currently takes two weeks to get music, scan music and provide music to musicians.

Measurable Outcome(s)

With many thanks to the Central Minnesota Arts Board we have been able to purchase the equipment necessary to increase our productivity and efficiency. The new computer and software has increased daily efficiency. The computer no long shuts down for no re

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Deanna Boone, Glenda Burgeson, Mary Calantoc, Sharon Cogdill, David Haugen, John Ingman, Lori Johnson, Autumn King, Keri Phillips, Roger Rohlck, Kristin Rothstein, Blair Schrader, Jane Schulzetenberg, Mark Springer
Project Overview
Computer Hardware and Software
Project Manager
First Name
Sandy
Last Name
Nadeau
Organization Name
Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Street Address
14 N 7th Ave Ste 111 PO Box 234
City
St Cloud
State
MN
Zip Code
56302
Phone
(320) 252-7276
Email
snadeau@stcloudsymphony.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of St. Cloud State University Program Board; P.J. Fanberg: Executive Director of Land Of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of St Benedicts/St John's University Fine Arts Series; Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member and College of St Benedicts/St John's University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; John Stander: Executive director for Elk River Arts Alliance, school administrator; Peter Veljkovich: served on the Littleton Fine Arts Committee and as county representative for the South Suburban Arts Committee, Fine Arts Photographer, Writer, Disc Jockey; Helene Woods: Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council; Sharon Tracy: Coon Rapids High School Humanities and English Teacher; Charlene Sul: Art Director for Hands Across the World, facilitator, Art Lecturer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of Saint Cloud State University Program Board; P.J. Fanberg: Executive Director of Land Of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member and College of Saint Benedicts/Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; John Stander: Executive Director for Elk River Arts Alliance, school administrator; Peter Veljkovich: served on the Littleton Fine Arts Committee and as county representative for the South Suburban Arts Committee, Fine Arts Photographer, Writer, Disc Jockey; Helene Woods: Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council; Sharon Tracy: Coon Rapids High School Humanities and English Teacher; Charlene Sul: Art Director for Hands Across the World, facilitator, Art Lecturer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No