The Department of Administration managed the following fiscal year (FY) 2012-13 Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) grants per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 6. Up to one percent of appropriated funds were used by the Department for grants administration as referenced in appropriation language.
$75,000 each year is for grants to theatres in Minnesota to purchase and install digital projection technology to allow continued access to films. Priority for grants is to theaters that have exclusively 35 millimeter projection systems in communities with few available theaters or to small theaters with only one screen. Priority should be given to projects that have a nonstate cash match of at least 65 percent of the total eligible project costs. See the complete Request for Proposals (RFP) document for the First Release (PDF) and Second Release (PDF) for all the details.
$500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for grants to the Minnesota Children's Museum. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.
$500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for grants to the Minnesota Film and TV Board for grants to Minnesota residents and to create film or television productions that promote Minnesota's cultural heritage and for the film production jobs program under Minnesota Statutes, section 116U.26.
$3,700,000 the first year and $3,700,000 the second year are for grants to the Minnesota Public Television Association for production and acquisition grants according to Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.18. In recognition of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, the Minnesota Public Television Association shall produce new programming on Minnesota history during that period.
Note: funds were allocated to each member station based on Minnesota Public Television Association recommendations.
Twin Cities Public Television (KTCA)
Proposed Budget: $3,822,038. Salaries/Benefits $1,929,142, Contracted Services $21,991, Equipment $24,427, Office Support/Supplies $572,430, Advertising $48,036, Travel $5,681, Labor/Facilities $1,134,722, Artist/Rights Fees $44,461, Production Expenses $41,148
Lakeland Public Television (KAWE)
Proposed Budget: $368,932 (Expenses include non-ACHF sources). Salaries/Benefits $176,332, Contracted Services $2,160, Equipment $58,340, Supplies $12,840, Advertising $17,500, Travel $4,868, Assessment $2,500, Broadcast Distribution $119,496
Pioneer Public Television (KWCM)
Proposed Budget: $363,402.23 (Expenses include non-ACHF sources). Salaries/Benefits $196,879, Contracted Services $55,7000, Equipment $93,125, Supplies $3,500, Advertising $12,000, Travel $10,500
Proposed Budget: $337,979. Salaries/Benefits $180,973.18, Equipment $63,818.25, Contracted Services $48,250, Travel $15,536, Distribution $10,142.90, Advertising $11,600, Supplies $938.67, Other $6,720
Prairie Public Broadcasting (KFME)
Proposed Budget: $297,028.78. Salaries/Benefits $97,900, Contracted Services $40,285, Equipment $34,300, Office Support and Supplies $39,795, Travel $24,750, Broadcast Hours $60,000
Proposed Budget: $384,638.99 (Expenses include non-ACHF sources). Salaries/Benefits $247,326.24, Contracted Services $4,100, Equipment $109,521.38, Supplies $20,020, Advertising $3,075, Travel $5,398.20
$500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for grants to the Science Museum of Minnesota. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.
$550,000 the first year is for the purposes of Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.2405.
For information about the commission, contact:
Nicky Giancola, Assistant Commissioner
Minnesota Department of Administration
50 Sherburne Ave., Room 200
St. Paul, MN 55155
$475,000 the first year is for grants of $400,000 to the Disabled Veterans Rest Camp located on Big Marine Lake in Washington County and $75,000 to the Veterans on the Lake Resort located on Fall Lake in St. Louis County.
$300,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year are for grants of $200,000 each year to the Como Park Zoo and $100,000 each year to the Lake Superior Zoo for programmatic development.