StEPs Assessment Program
A consultant was hired to facilitate a process to grow the capacity of the organization to preserve and interpret history through a national training standard, known as StEPs. The StEPs program is an on-going process for continuous improvement.
(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.