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Rice County

Arts & Cultural Heritage or Legacy grants were awarded to these organizations in Rice County.

Ameriikan Poijat Finnish Brass Band

$10,000 in FY2010 for 20th season multimedia theatrical-musical format performance
$6,610 in FY2015 for 25th Anniversary Season
$9,345 in FY2017 for Musical Celebration of Finland’s Centennial
$9,135 in FY2018 for Revival of Village Brass Band Music
$10,000 in FY2022 for Sharing Finnish Brass Band Music through the Media


$10,000 in FY2010 for Five Sculptures Project

Bridge Chamber Music Festival

$9,900 in FY2013 for Chamber Music, Jazz Concerts and Community Outreach
$10,000 in FY2014 for Festival
$7,625 in FY2015 for Festival
$7,350 in FY2017 for Festival
$5,850 in FY2018 for Festival
$9, 000 in FY2020 for Chamber Music Festival 2020

Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra

$9,500 in FY2015 for 25th Anniversary Americana Show and Grand Finale
$4,410 in FY2016 for Celtic Music Concert
$5,475 in FY2018 for Latin Inspirations Concert
$4,875 in FY2019 for Mardi Gras Ball
$8,776 in FY2019 for 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert
$10,000 in FY2023 for Harp Concerto Commission, young artist/orchestra

Carleton College

$10,000 in FY2012 for Field Drawing From the Ground Up
$5,000 in FY2023 for Copper Street on College Street: Brass at Carleton

Cello an American Experience

$6,000 in FY2012 for Drawing World-Class Performers to Southeastern Minnesota

Faribault Community Education

$5,000 in FY2023 for Opening the Doors to the Arts

Faribault Parks & Recreation

$4,050 in FY2013 for Outdoor Musical Concerts
$4,050 in FY2014 for Central Park Outdoor Concert Series
$7,500 in FY2015 for Outdoor Concert & En Plein Air Series
$3,990 in FY2017 for Faribault Concerts in the Park Series
$5,705 in FY2018 for Concerts in the Park
$6,710 in FY2019 for 132nd Annual Concert in the Park series
$5,000 in FY2022 for Faribault Concerts in the Park series
$5,000 in FY2023 for Faribault Concerts in the Park series

Friends and Foundation of the Northfield Public Library

$7,950 in FY2019 for Hispanic Heritage Celebration 2019

Healthy Community Initiative

$9,930 in FY2013 for Window to Our World
$10,000 in FY2014 for Here We Are
$10,000 in FY2015 for Our Place
$10,000 in FY2016 for Youth Voice
$10,000 in FY2017 for Spotlight on Youth
$10,000 in FY2018 for One Voice
$10,000 in FY2019 for Opening Doors to Art
$6,000 in FY2021 for A New Day
$5,000 in FY2023 for The Art of Engagement

Friends of Way Park

$10,000 in FY2015 for Northfield Rotary Outdoor Musical Plaza

Laura Baker School Association

$4,905 in FY2013 for Bridging with Taiko
$4,900 in FY2015 for On Stage!

Lockwood Theater Company

$10,000 in FY2010 for melodrama/musical at Defeat of Jesse James Days

Minnesota State Academy for the Blind

$7,200 in FY2016 for Sesquicentennial Celebration through the Arts

Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

$10,000 in FY2014 for Hands in Action by National Theatre of the Deaf

Mural Society of Faribault

$10,000 in FY2011 for Tilt-a-Whirl Mural Project

Northfield Arts & Culture Commission

$7,100 in FY2012 for Sidewalk Public Poetry Project
$10,000 in FY2013 for Sidewalk Public Poetry Project
$10,000 in FY2014 for Sidewalk Public Poetry Project
$10,000 in FY2015 for Sidewalk Public Poetry Project
$10,000 in FY2016 for Sidewalk Public Poetry Project
$10,000 in FY2017 for Sidewalk Poetry Project
$10,000 in FY2019 for Sidewalk Poetry: New Voices
$9, 735 in FY2020 for Sidewalk Poetry 2020: New Voices/Nuevas Voces

Northfield Arts Guild

$10,000 in FY2015 for Artists Disabling Assumptions
$4,400 in FY2016 for Gypsy Jazz Jam Series
$5,395 in FY2017 for The Northfield Experience at the NAG
$7,290 in FY2019 for We are Water
$4,815 in FY2021 for Live from the Guild Theatre Music Program
$1,185 in FY2021 for Young People’s Theater Workshop
$9,925 in FY2022 for Focused Arts Learning, Home School/After School
$9,775 in FY2023 for Kids Spin Through the Arts

Northfield Public Library

$5,000 in FY2010 for Books & Stars
$9,600 in FY2017 for Introducing the Northfield Poet Laureate
$9,000 in FY2019 for Northfield Poet Laureate

Northfield Public Schools

$4,150 in FY2012 for Young Sculptors Project
$6,635 in FY2013 for Young Sculptors Project
$6,400 in FY2014 for Young Sculptors Project
$9,000 in FY2015 for Young Sculptors Project
$9,675 in FY2017 for Young Sculptors’ Project
$9,990 in FY2020 for Young Sculptors’ Project 2020 

Northfield Public Schools Community Education

$6,500 in FY2012 for Books & Stars
$3,475 in FY2013 for Books & Stars
$5,000 in FY2023 for Books & Stars

Northfield Senior Citizens (FiftyNorth)

$10,000 in FY2011 for arts programming expansion
$4,096 in FY2013 for Senior Women’s Chorus and NSC Gallery
$5,000 in FY2014 for Improved NSC Gallery Features Asian Brush Painting
$6,575 in FY2015 for Improving Audience Experience at NSC Stage Productions
$7,375 in FY2017 for A Year of In-Residence
$2,675 in FY2023 for Improving Access to Asian Artistry for Seniors

Northfield Union of Youth

$10,000 in FY2014 for Unlock Your Voice
$10,000 in FY2016 for Unlock Your Voice
$10,000 in FY2017 for Engaging Youth through Arts at The Key
$5,000 in FY2023 for Strengthening Youth Through Art

Paradise Center for the Arts

$10,000 in FY2010 for Kids Summer Theater Camp
$15,000 in FY2011 for Visual Arts Educational Programs
$10,000 in FY2012 for the musical Into the Woods
$6,000 in FY2013 for Kids Summer Visual Arts Camps
$10,000 in FY2014 for After School Program in Visual & Theatrical Arts
$5,275 in FY2015 for Community Iron Pour
$10,000 in FY2016 for Summer of Arts
$8,385 in FY2017 for Playing with Fire Iron Pour and Raku
$10,000 in FY2018 for Children’s Theatre Season
$10,000 in FY2019 for Children’s Theatre
$10,000 in FY2020 for 2020 Marquee Children’s Theatre Season
$10,000 in FY2022 for Marquee Children’s Theatre
$10,000 in FY2023 for Marquee Children’s Theatre 2023

Saint Olaf College

$7,120 in FY2015 for Big Fish
$5,000 in FY2023 for Somali Songs: Building Community through Sound

Save the Northfield Depot

$4,400 in FY2018 for Public Sculpture Garden Repair and Installation
$5,000 in FY2023 for Summer Concert Series at the Northfield Depot

South Central Minnesota Studio ArTour

$4,650 in FY2013 for Ninth Annual Studio ArTour

Time Track Productions

$10,000 in FY2013 for new work for Winona State
$10,000 in FY2015 for One For All

Vintage Band Festival

$10,000 in FY2010 for Guest Band Concerts
$5,000 in FY2012 for Pre-Festival Programs;
$10,000 in FY2016 for Festival
$10,000 in FY2019 for Band Festival August 2019
$10,000 in FY2022 for Festival July 2022
$10,000 in FY2023 for July Festival 2023