Grants Awarded Fiscal Year 2019

July 2018 to current

Art Projects      
ROUND I GRANTS:  Funded 8/28/2018      
The Calumet Players Pipestone MACTFest 2019 “The Glamour House” $4,996
Crow River Youth Choir Hutchinson 2018/2019 Concert Season $2,120
Eden Valley-Watkins Community Ed Eden Valley Snoopy $3,200
Friends of the Orchestra/SMO Marshall Making Music in Marshall $6,525
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson 2019 Visual Arts Exhibition Season $2,000
Hutchinson Photography Club Hutchinson 2018 Photography Club Showcase $912
Jackson Center for the Arts Jackson Winter Concert Series $3,500
Meander Art Crawl Various locations along the upper MN River Meander 2019 $7,000
Pipestone Performing Arts Center Pipestone Tonic Sol Fa Program $4,525
Prairie Arts Chorale Marshall Spring Concert Season 2019 $1,553
Prairie Arts Continuum Windom Shrek the Musical $7,000
Rock County Fine Arts Association Luverne Governor’s Hunt Sculpture $3,695
Rock County Fine Arts Association Luverne Studio Tour $2,285
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Studio Hop 2019 $4,955
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar WASO: 2 Concerts $7,000
Willmar Community Education Willmar A World of Music $3,623
Winsted Arts Council Winsted WAC Music Series $6,123
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington November 2018 Holiday Concert $7,000
Worthington Chamber Singers Worthington Choral Commission $3,500
ROUND II GRANTS:  Funded 1/26/2019      
Bird Island Cultural Centre Bird Island Monthly Art Exhibits $6,810
Blue Mound Area Theatre Luverne Missoula Children’s Theater, Summer 2019 $2,500
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks 2019 Concert Series $6,972
Chord-Ayres Granite Falls 50th Anniversary Concert and Documentary Project $7,000
Cultural Awareness Organization Worthington Worthington International Festival $5,000
Friends of the Arts Renville Wizard of Oz $5,000
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Performance Series 2019-2020 $4,925
Marshall Area Stage Company Marshall MACTFest 2019 Attendance Support $2,093
Minnesota Pottery Festival Hutchinson 2019 Pottery Festival $6,956
New London Music Festival New London 2019 New London Music Festival $6,000
Prairie Dance Alliance Marshall PDA Dance Camp 2019 $5,590
Prairie Winds Concert Band New London PWCB 2019 Concerts $2,560
RiverSong Music Festival Hutchinson RiverSong Music Festival 2019 $7,000
Spicer Beautification Committee Spicer Spicer Music in the Park $5,080
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! 2019 $3,250
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar Two Concerts $7,00
Willmar Community Theatre/The Barn Theatre Willmar Barn Theatre Summer Season 2019 $7,000
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington 9th Anniversary Concert May 2019 $7,000
    Total Art Projects: $175,000
Art Legacy Projects      
ROUND II GRANTS:  Funded 1/26/2019      
The City of Montevideo Montevideo   $13,072
Granite Falls Historical Society Granite Falls   $22,850
    Total Legacy Art Projects: $35,922
Art Legacy Project Planning      
City of Slayton Slayton Slayton Community Mural $2,036
City of Madison Madison Light-Based Public Art Project $2,500
PPF Willmar Ability Focused Mural by PFF $2,500
    Total Art Legacy Project Planning: $7,036
Arts Organization Development    


Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Branding & Website $4,795
    Total Arts Organization Development: $4,795
Arts Organization Start-Up      
Canby Area Arts Council Canby Start-Up $1,560
    Total Arts Organization Start-Up: $1,560
Equipment/Facilities Improvement    
ROUND I GRANTS: Funded 9/25/2018      
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton 2018 Equipment Upgrade $8,046
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Laptop Computer $782
    Total Equipment/Facilities Grants: $1,586
Arts in the Schools      
ROUND I GRANTS: Funded 11/27/18      
Individual Artist-Developing      
ACGC 5-12 School Grove City Perspectives on Peace in ACGC $4,000
Appleton-Milan Elementary School Appleton Polymer Clay-Bird Emphasis $4,000
Bert Raney Elementary   Dulcimer Project with Ross Sutter $2,526
Dawson-Boyd School Dawson Folk Instrument & Dulcimer Building with Ross Sutter $4,000
Edgerton Public School Edgerton Edgerton Ellsworth Dulcimer Project $2,690
Hutchinson High School Hutchinson HHS Mia Field Trip $520
Lakeview Public Schools Cottonwood Ross Sutter Dulcimer Project $2,400
Montevideo High School Montevideo Montevideo Trip to the Guthrie $2,040
New London-Spicer Music Dept. New London Field Trip Funding Help $1,350
SMSU Music Dept. Marshall Denis DiBlasio Jazz Residency $4,000
Tracy Area Public Schools Tracy TAHS Guthrie Field Trip $2,460
Yellow Medicine East Granite Falls YME Puppet Residency $4,000
    Total Arts in the Schools: $33,986
Individual Artist-Developing      
ROUND I GRANTS: Funded 10/23/2018      
Erica Dischino Willmar Rural Refugee Photography Project $2,500
Kimberly Nelson Marshall Backyard Photos $2,415
Teresa Peterson Belview Grasshopper Book $2,500
Kylie Rieke Fairfax Pottery Work Study $2,500
Sima Amid Wewetzer Marshall Art and Psychology $2,500
Individual Artist-Established Career      
ROUND I GRANTS: Funded 10/23/2018      
Lisa Bergh New London Solo Art Exhibition $7,000
Glen Bruns Marshall Painting Minnesota’s Past Today $7,000
Nikki Bettcher Erickson Willmar Script Work: One Act Musical $6,800
John Larson Milan Ceramic Sculpture $7,000
    Total Individual Artist: $40,215
    2019 YEAR-TO-DATE GRANTS AWARDED: $300,100

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