Olmsted County

Arts & Cultural Heritage grants awarded to organizations in Olmsted County include:

Ability Building Center

FY2011 $10,000 for Empowering People with Disabilities Through Art

Art 4 Trails

FY2019 $10,000 for Expanding Rochester Public Art Partnerships

Boys & Girls Club of Rochester

FY2014 $7,300 for Young Poets Program; FY2015 $10,000 for Meet the Music Program

C Productions

FY2011 $9,897 for The Syringa Tree

C4 Concerned Citizens for a Creative Community

FY2013 $10,000 for The Venue

Celebration of a City (Rochesterfest)

FY2013 $10,000 for River City Rhapsody; FY2014 $10,000 for River City Rhapsody;  FY2015 $10,000 for River City Rhapsody Drum and Bugle Corps Program

Children's Dance Theatre

FY2010 $10,000 for educational partnership with Minnesota Ballet; FY2012 $3,335 for Summer Dance Intensive; FY2014 $4,000 for Summer Dance Intensive; FY2017 $10,000 for 30th Anniversary Celebration Events; FY2018 $9,785 for Special Season Events

Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester

FY2010 $10,000 for Symphonic Chorus; FY2016 $3,000 for Regional Outreach Concerts; FY2018 $9,700 for Choir Country; FY2019 $7,000 for Annual High School Choral Festival, and $3,000 for CAE Outreach Quartet

City of Rochester Music Department

FY2010 $50,000 for World Music Pilot Project I; FY2011 $35,500 for World Music Pilot Project II; FY2012 $10,000 for World Music Pilot Project III; FY2012 $10,000 for World Music Mini-Residencies; FY2013 $10,000 for World Music Mini-Residencies; FY2014 $10,000 for World Music Mini Residencies; FY2015 $10,000 for World Music Mini-Residencies; FY2016 $10,000 for World Music Mini-Residencies; FY2018 $10,000 for World Music Mini-Residencies; FY2019 $10,000 for World Music Mini-Residencies; FY2021 $6,000 for 2021 Global Music Mini-Residencies

Community Alliance of Rochester for Equality

FY2012 $10,000 for Cambodian Traditional Arts Presentation; FY2014 $10,000 for Art, Collaboration, and Cultural Awareness

Diversity Council

FY2012 $10,000 for Celebration of Diversity and Inclusivity; FY2013 $10,000 for Celebrating Diversity and Inclusivity; FY2014 $10,000 for Celebrating Diversity and Inclusivity

Dover Eyota Music Association

FY2016 $10,000 for Southeast Minnesota a Cappella Workshop; FY2017 $10,000 for 2017 SE MN a Cappella; FY2018 $10,000 for a Cappella Workshops; FY2019 $10,000 for 2019 SE MN a Cappella Workshops

Hambone Music Festival

FY2012 $10,000 for Festival; FY2013 $10,000 for Festival; FY2014 $10,000 for Festival; FY2015 $10,000 for Festival; FY2016 $10,000 for Festival

Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota

FY2010 $10,000 for third annual summer musical; FY2015 $10,000 for Singsation Children's Choral Festival

Immersion Youth Repertory

FY2020 $8 ,150 for Youth Repertory Theater Summer 2020 Season

John Marshall High School

FY2010 $10,000 for permanent leaded glass installation as an arts immersion/education project

Madonna Living Community

FY2014 $10,000 for Art for Health and Wellness

Med City Arts Festival

FY2021 $6,000 for Regional Arts Festival for Visual & Performing Art

Minnesota Ballet Theatre

FY2013 $10,000 for Festival of Holidays/Traditions

Olmsted County Historical Society

FY2014 $10,000 to update the book Houses on the Hill

Olmsted Medical Center

FY2010 $10,000 for artwork to display at two OMC locations; FY2010 $10,000 for outdoor sculpture by local artist for OMC main clinic

Resounding Voices

FY2018 $10,000 for Resounding Voices Chorus; FY2020 $8 ,000 for Collaborative Performance with High School

Rhapsody Performing Arts for All

FY2016 $10,000 for River City Rhapsody Drum & Bugle Corps Event; FY2017 $10,000 for River City Rhapsody Drum & Bugle Corps Event; FY2018 $10,000 for River city Rhapsody

Rochester Art Center

FY2011 $10,000 for Adolescence Through the Lens; FY2013 $10,000 for Adolescence Through the Lens; FY2014 $10,000 for Adolescence Through the Lens; FY2016 $8,250 for Docent Program; FY2017 $10,000 for Catalyst Artists Resource Fair

Rochester Art Ensemble

FY2016 $10,000 for Day of the Dead Poets Slam; FY2017 $10,000 for Day of the Dead Poets Slam; FY2019 $10,000 for Day of the Dead Poets Slam

Rochester Arts & Culture Collaborative

FY2014 $10,000 for Art4Trails

Rochester Arts Council

FY2010 $10,000 for ARTikids; FY2010 $10,000 for public art bench project; FY2011 $10,000 for ARTigras; FY2012 $10,000 for ARTigras; FY2013 $10,000 for ARTigras

Rochester Chamber Music Society

FY2014 $6,000 for Concert Season; FY2015 $3,500 for Jazz Concert

Rochester Civic Theatre Company

FY2010 $10,000 for a play in conjunction with the RACE exhibit; FY2011 $10,000 for Moving Forward, Giving Back; FY2013 $10,000 for The Legacy Series; FY2015 $10,000 for Breaking the Cycle/Phase II; FY2017 $10,000 for Summer @ The Civic; FY2019 $10,000 for Civic Summer Conservatory

Rochester Community & Technical College

FY2010 $1,250 for Minneapolis Guitar Quartet's Saturday library program in Rochester; FY2014 $10,000 for the LIFE Program Writing Project; FY2015 $10,000 for the LIFE Program North-Star State Historical Non-Fiction Project

Rochester Community Media

FY2014 $10,000 for Multimedia Artist Spotlight Video Series

Rochester Dance Company

FY2010 $10,000 for Rise; FY2011 $10,000 for The Wizard of Oz; FY2013 $7,000 for The Nutcracker; FY2014 $4,000 for The Nutcracker; FY2016 $10,000 for The Nutcracker; FY2018 $10,000 for Coppelia

Rochester Irish Fest

FY2013 $5,000 for Labor Day Weekend Festival; FY2014 $10,000 for Labor Day Weekend Festival; FY2015 $10,000 for Labor Day Weekend Festival; FY2016 $10,000 for Labor Day Weekend Festival; FY2017 $10,000 for Irish Fest

Rochester Male Chorus

FY2013 $10,000 for Christmas Extravaganza; FY2015 $10,000 for 85th Anniversary Big Sing; FY2017 $10,000 for The Wonder of Christmas; FY2018 $10,000 for Memories of Christmas; FY2019 $10,000 for RMC and Minnesota Boys' Choir Join Voices

Rochester Music Guild

FY2010 $7,800 for Scholarship Competition; FY2011 $6,850 for Scholarship Competition; FY2012 $5,430 for Scholarship Competition; FY2014 $7,160 for Scholarship Competition; FY2015 $8,670 for Scholarship Competition; FY2016 $10,000 for Scholarship Competition; FY2017 $10,000 for Scholarship Competition; FY2018 $10,000 for Annual Scholarship Competition; FY2019 $10,000 for 55th Scholarship Competition; FY2020 $10,000 for RMG's 56th Annual Scholarship Competition

Rochester Public Schools Community Education

FY2016 $10,000 for Heroes and Heroines: Tales, Music, and Theater

Rochester Repertory Theatre

FY2011 $10,000 for Lighting; FY2012 $10,000 for Sitting Pretty Campaign; FY2013 $10,000 for Air Conditioning; FY2015 $10,000 for Enhancing the Total Theatre Experience; FY2017 $10,000 for Royalties and Script Rentals; FY2018 $10,000 for Royalties and Script Rentals; FY2019 $10,000 for Project Rights and Royalties

Rochester Senior Center

FY2013 $10,000 for Arts 101

Rochester Symphony Orchestra

FY2011 $10,000 for Playing with the Pros; FY2012 $10,000 for Playing with the Pros; FY2013 $10,000 for Symphonic Interactive Media Art; FY2014 $10,000 for Tchaikovsky's Original Nutcracker Ballet; FY2015 $10,000 for Children's Concert for Area 4th Grade Students; FY2016 $10,000 for Concert for Area 4th Grade Students; FY2017 $10,000 for Free Family Previews; FY2018 $9,560 for Concert for Area 4th Grade Students; FY2019 $10,000 for Concert for Area 4th Grade Students; FY2020 $4 ,750 for Concert for Fourth Grade Students


FY2019 $9,370 for ROCKchester Youth Music and Art Festival; FY2020 $9 ,900 for ROCKchester Youth Music and Arts Festival

Ronald McDonald House

FY2013 $10,000 for Hand in Hand: Heartists Helping Children

Samaritan Bethany Foundation

FY2011 $10,000 for a permanent display of artwork by regional artists; FY2012 $10,000 for Art Access for Life

Shorewood Senior Campus

FY2017 $10,000 for Interactive Art and Creative Aging with Southeastern Minnesota Center for Independent Living; FY2018 $10,000 for Aging Artfully; FY2020 $10,000 for Bringing World Arts to Senior Populations

Sing Out Loud

FY2012 $10,000 to form Bella Fiore teaching choir and the Young Women's Choral Festival; FY2017 $10,000 for Youth Choral Community Outreach and Scholarship Program; FY2019 $10,000 for Youth Choral Arts and Scholarship Program

Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association

FY2016- $4,000 for Gasshuku at Eagle Bluff Music Workshop

Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras

FY2010 $13,632 for YMCA Music Outreach; FY2011 $13,850 for YMCA Music Outreach; FY2012 $10,000 for YMCA Music Outreach; FY2013 $10,000 for YMCA Music Outreach; FY2014 $10,000 for YMCA Music Outreach; FY2016 $10,000 for Midori Residency; FY2018 $6,345 for Sectional Coaching by Professional Musicians; FY2019 $6,775 for Professional Coaching for Youth Orchestra; FY2021 $5,000 for Professional Coaching for Youth Musicians

Zumbro Valley Health Center

FY2019 $10,000 for Creating Healing Environments within Mental Health