-Minnesota State Arts Board - Minnesota North Star

FY 2019 Grantees

Community Arts Education Support

The Community Arts Education Support program provides operating support to build and strengthen the capacity of exceptional arts education organizations, or of arts education programs of public or nonprofit organizations that have a sustained commitment to providing ongoing, rigorous arts education opportunities in community settings. Funds may be used to support the programming and operating goals of community arts education organizations and programs, so that they may maintain and grow ongoing services, staffing, and support functions.

Number of grants awarded:
Total dollars awarded:
$ 110,000

Grantee, City Grant Amount
ArtiCulture, Minneapolis $  15,000
Articulture's mission is to empower individuals and commmunities to create positive change through the visual arts.
Eagan Art House, Eagan $  20,000
The Eagan Art House connects people of all ages and abilities through visual arts education, exhibition, and other creative experiences, inspiring the community to discover, to create, and to celebrate art.
Great River Arts, Little Falls $  20,000
The Great River Arts Association exists to enrich lives by providing arts experiences and services to the people of Morrison County and the surrounding communities.
Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Duluth $  10,000
Lake Superior Youth Chorus cultivates an active and inclusive community of young choral artists, centered on a holistic music education.
Mankato Children's Chorus, Mankato $  8,000
The Mankato Children's Chorus is dedicated to providing an opportunity for any interested youth to experience the joy of singing while developing healthy vocal techniques. Through rehearsal and performance of quality choral music, singers will develop artistic expressiveness, self-confidence, a cooperative spirit, and the joy of working toward and achieving goals with other singers.
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras, Rochester $  15,000
The Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic and personal development of young instrumental musicians.
Universal Music Center, Red Wing $  10,000
Universal Music Center's mission is to provide high quality continuous music education through traditional and contemporary techniques. Students of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels benefit through UMC's private one on one lessons and learning is accelerated by participating in regularly scheduled live UMC student concerts featuring solo and group performance opportunities. An additional focus is advancing social emotional learning for underserved and at risk youth in MN Turnaround Arts, COMPAS, Minnesota schools, and juvenile correctional facilities.
Young Dance, Minneapolis $  12,000
The mission of Young Dance is to transform lives through movement.


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