Spring Legacy Organization Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Fergus Falls Center for the Arts, Inc. AKA A Center for the Arts
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2018
End Date
June 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Becker
Carver
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Grant
Hennepin
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Norman
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Redwood
Sherburne
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wadena
Washington
Wilkin
Wright
Anoka
Becker
Carver
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Grant
Hennepin
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Norman
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Redwood
Sherburne
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wadena
Washington
Wilkin
Wright
Project Overview

Spring Legacy Organization Grant

Project Details

To present the 9 leading productions, of 60 + annual shows, which best echo our stated mission of: connecting artists, patrons and community by providing the best possible arts experiences that inspire creativity, curiosity, imagination and learning.

Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Jon Solinger: BA Art MSU Moorhead, photographer, MSAB Artist Initiative Grant; Leigh Nelson: 4-H Youth Program Coordinator, graphic design artist; W. Scott Olsen: MFA Creative Writing UofMass Amherst, Professor of English Concordia College; Anne Robinson-Paul: MFA Creative Writing E Washington University, BA English Concordia College, University Relations for College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences NDSU; Ann Hermes: MA Philanthropy and Development Saint Mary's, BA Speech and BS Mass Communication, Executive Director Alexandria Area Arts Asc.; Linda Gaugert: Visual Artist, owner of Three Havens Art Gallery, Instructor; Michael Weatherly: BFA Art History/Studio Art UofM Morris, Visual Artist, Printmaker; Jeff Merrick: BFA Iowa State University, Grant County Courthouse Site Manager; Amy Ann Mursu: Juris Doctorate, BA Philosophy, Minor English, musician, pianist, clarinetist, tubist, and violinist; Stacy Lundquist: Art, Design and Graphic Arts Dakota County Technical College, MA Elementary Leadership SWSU Marshall, visual artist, drawing, painting, illustration; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio, textile artist, owner of a quilting retreat center; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger UofM Morris, community leader; Siobhan Bremer: Asc Professor of Theatre UofM Morris, MFA Acting MSU Mankato; regional equity actor, director, dancer; Joseph Ferriero: ME Administration, Founder Plays in Morris, actor, director, technical theatre and production; Stan Goldade: MA Mathematic Minot State University, HS math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Joyce Manning: BS K-12 Music vocal and instrumental Concordia College, pianist and vocalist instructor, retired choir instructor.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Jon Solinger: BA Art MSU Moorhead, photographer, MSAB Artist Initiative Grant; Leigh Nelson: 4-H Youth Program Coordinator, graphic design artist; W. Scott Olsen: MFA Creative Writing UofMass Amherst, Professor of English Concordia College; Anne Robinson-Paul: MFA Creative Writing E Washington University, BA English Concordia College, University Relations for College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences NDSU; Ann Hermes: MA Philanthropy & Development Saint Mary's, BA Speech & BS Mass Communication, Executive Director Alexandria Area Arts Asc.; Linda Gaugert: Visual Artist, owner of Three Havens Art Gallery, Instructor; Michael Weatherly: BFA Art History/Studio Art UofM Morris, Visual Artist, Printmaker; Jeff Merrick: BFA Iowa State University, Grant County Courthouse Site Manager; Amy Ann Mursu: Juris Doctorate, BA Philosophy, Minor English, musician including pianist, clarinetist, tubist, and violinist; Stacy Lundquist: Art Design and Graphic Arts Dakota County Technical College, MA Elementary Leadership SWSU Marshall, visual artist, drawing, painting, illustration; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio, textile artist, owner of a quilting retreat center; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger UofM Morris, community leader; Siobhan Bremer: Asc Professor of Theatre UofM Morris, MFA Acting MSU Mankato; regional equity actor, director, dancer; Joseph Ferriero: ME Administration, Founder Plays in Morris, actor, director, technical theatre and production; Stan Goldade: MA Mathematic Minot State University, HS math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Joyce Manning: BS K-12 Music vocal & instrumental Concordia College, pianist and vocalist instructor, retired choir instructor.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$103,600
Direct expenses
$123,600
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Minnesota feel that artists and the arts have a positive impact on their communities, Minnesotan say that the arts are important to them, either personally or to their communities. Talking with participants, collecting comments, polling and voting.

Measurable Outcome(s)

On a scale from 1 to 5, for both Positive Impact and Importance to the Community, the average score reported was a 4 for both.

Proposed Outcomes Achieved
Achieved most of the proposed outcomes
Recipient Board Members
Wally Warhol, Chris Werkau, Kathy Wagnild, Kaele Peterson, Jolene Osander, Rob Rogholt, Kendra Olson, Julie Gutzmer, Jeff Stanislawski
Project Manager
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Burgraff
Organization Name
Fergus Falls Center for the Arts, Inc. AKA A Center for the Arts
Street Address
124 Lincoln Ave W
City
Fergus Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56537
Phone
(218) 736-5453
Email
michael.burgraff@fergusarts.org
Administered By
Administered by
Location

Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
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Location

133 Mill Street South
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Phone
218-739-5780 or 800-262-2787 (MN Only)
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