Grants Awarded Fiscal Year 2018

July 2017 to current

Art Projects      
Crow River Youth Choir Hutchinson 2017/2018 Crow River Youth Choir Concert Season $2,700
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson 2018 Visual Arts Exhibition Season $2,000
Hutchinson Photography Club Hutchinson Hutchinson Photography Club Showcase $1,263
Jackson Center for the Arts Jackson Winter Concert Series $2,900
Madison Healthcare Services Madison Madison Healthcare Services Art Project $2,307
Meander Art Crawl Regional Meander 2018 $5,000
Prairie Arts Chorale Marshall Spring Concert Season 2018 $2,500
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra/Friends of the Orchestra Marshall An All-American Celebration – SMUS at 50! $4,980
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar 2018 Studio Hop $4,355
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra: 2 Concerts $5,000
Wothington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington WASO Holiday Concert 2017 $5,000
Buffalo Ridge Chorale Hendricks 2018 Concert Series $4,905
Cultural Awareness Organization Worthington Worthington International Festival $5,000
Eden Valley-Watkins Community Ed Eden Valley The Sound of Music $5,000
Friends of the Arts Renville Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre Aladdin $750
Friends of the Orchestra/SMO Marshall Spring 2018 Concert: Song of the South Western Prairie $5,000
Granite Falls Community Theatre Granite Falls Disney’s High School Musical Jr. $5,000
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Performance Series 2018-2019 $4,500
New London Music Festival New London 2018 Music Festival $5,000
Pipestone Civil War Days Pipestone Pipestone Civil War Days $4,710
Prairie Dance Alliance Lynd Dance Camp 2018 $5,000
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! 2018 $4,550
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar 2 Concerts: “Story Time” & Young Artits” $5,000
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Worthington Spring Concert 2018 $5,000
    Total Art Projects: $97,420
Art Legacy Projects      
City of Granite Falls/EDA Granite Falls Riverside Voices $15,700
City of Appleton Appleton Appleton 52 Wing Collage Mural $14,065
    Total Art Legacy Projects: $29,765
Art Legacy Project Planning      
Luverne Initiative for Tomorrow Luverne Nutcracker Project $2,000
    Total Art Legacy Project Planning: $2,000
Arts Organization Development    
Wilder Pageant Committee Walnut Grove LAURA 2027  $2,060
    Total Arts Organization Development: $2,060
Equipment/Facilities Improvement    
The Barn Theatre Willmar Removable Assessable Seating $1,251
    Total Equipment/Facilities Improvement: $1,251
Operating Support      
Crow River Players New London Operating Support 2018-2019 $7,337
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Dawson Operating Support-Meeting the Challenge! $8,290
Hutchinson Center for the Arts Hutchinson FY 18/19 Operating Support $17,215
Lake Benton Opera House Lake Benton Operating Support FY 18/19 $9,398
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council Marshall Operating Support FY 2018-2019 $11,409
Milan Village Arts School Milan FY 18/19 – Operating Support Grant $9,576
Prairie Arts Chorale Marshall Prairie Arts Chorale 2018-2020 $6,202
Willmar Area Arts Council Willmar Operating Support $6,069
    Total Operating Support: $75,496
Arts in the Schools      
Adrian ISD 511 Adrian Residency with CSB $4,000
Appleton-Milan Elementary School Appleton The Science of Sound $4,000
Bert Raney Elementary Granite Falls Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $2,332
Dassel Elementary Dassel Singing on the Trail $3,984
Dawson-Boyd Schools Dawson Ross Sutter Folk Music Residency $3,709
Lakeview Public School Cottonwood Ross Sutter Dulcimer Residency $2,236
Minneota Public Schools Minneota Minneota Perspectives on Peace Residency $4,000
Yellow Medicine East Granite Falls Connecting Swirls of Movement $4,000
    Total Arts in the Schools Grants $28,261
Arts Organization Start-Up    
Tyler Art Council Tyler Tyler Arts Council 501c3 Funding $1,050
   Total Arts Organization Start-Up: $1,050
Individual Artists      
Lauren Carlson Dawson Dawson Minnesota Poet Lauren Carlson attends AWP $1,985
Fred Cogelow Willmar “Verweile doch…” (Linger awhile…) $5,000
Anna DeGraff Marshall Sounds of Southwestern Minnesota $5,000
John Ginocchio Marshall Moorish and Christian Marches $1,983
Susan McLean Marshall Poetry Book $512
Robyn Sand Anderson Redwood Falls The Arts Connect Us $5,000
Cole Behrends Lakefield The Paintbrush Graveyard $2,000
Stephanie Chappell Glencoe Creative non-fiction book $597
Lynn Edwards New London Create work, upgrade studio exhibition $2,000
Elisabeth Fondell Dawson Writing Portfolio Development $1,500
Bradley Hall Granite Falls Tony Couch Watercolor Workshop $2,000
Agnes Alsgaard Lien Rushmore Skewed Perspective II $5,000
Shannen Louwagie Cottonwood S. Leigh Exhibit $2,000
Victoria Hanna McKinney Walnut Grove Talking Points: Climate Change Embroidery $5,000
Brook Pederson Montevideo Studio expansion for wake skate, long board S.U.P. design $2,000
  Total Individual Artists: $41,577
    2018 YEAR-TO-DATE GRANTS AWARDED: $278,880

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