July 2020-Current

Art Legacy Projects      
Funded 3/23/2021      
Department of Public Transformation Granite Falls Ignite Rural $20,000
Lower Sioux Indian Community Morton Cansayapi Wicoigage Oti Incubator Start-Up Project $19,516
Wilder Pageant Committee Walnut Grove Laura’s Trilogy: Faith, Fragments, Fulfilled $20,000
    Total Art Legacy Projects: $59,516
Art Projects      
ROUND I:  Funded 10/27/2020      
AMP (Arts & Mentoring Project) Pipestone Little Kids Rock the Quartziter $6,184
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson 2021 Visual Arts Exhibition Series $2,000
Lac qui Parle Historical Society Madison Production of the Lac qui Parle Radio Hour $4,216
Meander Art Crawl Appleton Meander 2021 $7,000
Prairie Arts Continuum Windom PAC Presents “Shrek the Musical” $7,000
ROUND II:  Funded 01/26/2021      
AMP (Arts & Mentoring Project) Pipestone Moana Jr. Musical Theatre Camp $7,000
City of Granite Falls/EDA Granite Falls Get to Know Granite Falls – Then & Now $7,000
Canby Area Arts Council Canby 2021 Music on Mondays/Art in the Park $6,581
Jackson Center for the Arts Jackson Music at the Market/Arts in the Park $7,000
    Total Art Projects: $53,981
Equipment & Facilities Improvement      
ROUND I:  Funded 3/23/2021      
Bird Island Cultural Centre Bird Island Replace Facility Windows & Repair Exterior Wall $10,000
Wilder Pageant Committee Walnut Grove This Little Light on Laura $10,000
    Total Equipment & Facilities Improvement: $20,000
Monthly Grants      
Going Virtual: Funded 10/27/2020      
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Equipment and Training for Virtual Classes $826
Going Virtual: Funded 11/24/2020      
AMP (Arts & Mentoring Project) Pipestone A New Way $1,000
Big Stone Arts Council Ortonville Big Stone Arts Council Membership Virtual Outreach $1,000
Crow River Players New London Little Theatre’s Open Mic Online $1,000
Marshall Area Stage Company Marshall Video Camera for virtual now & forward-focus program $1,000
Pipestone Performing Arts Center Pipestone Virtual Performance Series $1,000
Going Virtual: Funded 12/18/2020      
Blue Mound Area Theatre/The Palace Theatre Luverne Streaming Equipment for the Palace $995
Wilder Pageant Committee Walnut Grove YOLO Laura 2021 $988
Going Virtual: Funded 01/26/2021      
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Virtual Equipment & Software $958
Willmar Community Theatre/The Barn Theater Willmar Barn Theatre Going Virtual $1,000
Going Virtual: Funded 02/23/2021      
Worthington Memorial Auditorium Worthington Going Virtual at MAPAC $1,000
Arts Organization Development: Funded 01/26/2021      
Granite Area Arts Council Granite Maker’s Market Development $2,500
    Total Monthly Grants: $13,267
Arts in the Schools      
ROUND I:  Funded 11/24/2020      
Dawson-Boyd Schools Dawson Dulcimers in the Time of COVID $3,772
Lakeview Public School Cottonwood Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $4,000
RTR School District Tyler Virtual Music Residency 2020 $3,960
Southwest Minnesota State University-Music Dept. Marshall Oliver Nelson Jr. Jazz Residency $4,000
Yellow Medicine East Schools Granite Falls Paper: Cut, Fold, Sculpt $4,000
ROUND I:  Funded 2/23/2021      
RTR Tyler History & Heritage of Tribal People $3,001
    Total Arts in the Schools Grants: $22,733
Individual Artist-Equity      
Funded 11/24/2020      
Autumn Cavender-Wilson Granite Falls Wowicakekage $4,000
Funded 11/24/2020      
Jammie Niemeyer Maynard Portraits: Multicultural Leaders throughout American History $4,000
Funded 3/23/2021      
John Edwards Hutchinson Skateland Mini Doc Project $4,000
Individual Artist- Established Career      
ROUND I: Funded 9/22/2020      
Daniel Bernstrom Worthington Picture Book Development Grant $6,958
Fern Cloud Granite Falls NA Traditional Bison Robe Painting $7,000
Zachary Ploeger Pipestone Trumpet Repertoire Recording Project $7,000
Lucy Tokheim Dawson Heroes of the Middle Ages, Walking the Primstav $7,000
ROUND I: Funded 2/23/2021      
Karen Jenson Appleton Karen Jenson Portfolio 2021 $7,000
John Sterner Marshall Inktober being Lakota Journeys $7,000
David Strom Windom D. Strom Drawings to Paintings $7,000
Dan Wahl Walnut Grove Don’t Doubt Your Horses $5,595
Individual Artist-Emerging      
ROUND I: Funded 9/22/2020      
Rhonda Buerkle Glencoe Children’s Book $2,500
Deborah Meyer Madison Sri Lanka in Watercolors $1,310
Mary KG Seifert Willmar Novel Publishing Preparation $2,500
ROUND I: Funded 2/23/2021      
Laura Deleski Willmar Genealogy Quilt $2,500
Jason Frank Ortonville Old Glacier’s Almanac $2,500
Maggie Fuller Montevideo ME Fuller Emerging Artist $2,500
Erik Hatlestad New London Music of Agrarian Struggle $2,500
John Kellen Willmar Up Close and Personal $2,500
    Total Individual Artist Grants Awarded: $81,363
    2021 TOTAL GRANTS AWARDED: $254,852

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