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Winona County

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

City of Winona Community Services

$50,000 for Family Art Day Extravaganza ($10,000 each FY2011, FY2013, FY2015, FY2016, FY2017)

City of Winona Parks & Recreation

$6,000 in FY2021 for Lake Park Drive-in Movies and Music
$5,000 in FY2023 for Prairie Island Campground: Campfire Concert Series

Crossings Center

$5,000 in FY2022 for 2022 Lewiston Area Summer Concert Series

Engage Winona

$5,000 in FY2022 for Engage Winona Creates

Friends of Whitewater State Park

$10,000 in FY2019 for Theater in the Park

Frozen River Film Festival

$50,000 for Festival Expenses ($10,000 each FY2012, FY2013, FY2014, FY2015, FY2016) 
$30,000 for Inclusive Marketing Assistance ($10,000 each FY2017, FY2018, FY2019)
$7,692 in FY2020 for Year-Round Documentary Film Program
$6,000 in FY2021 for Teen Documentary Intensive
$10,000 in FY2022 for Documentary Filmmaking Workshops
$10,000 in FY2023 for Presenting Documentary Film Art

Great River Shakespeare Festival

$10,000 in FY2012 for Workshop and Staged Reading of Georama
$8,605 in FY2013 for Concerts on the Green
$50,000 for Concerts on the Green Series ($10,000 each FY2014, FY2015, FY2016, FY2017, FY2018)
$10,000 in FY2019 for Apprentice Actor Training Performances
$10,000 in FY2020 for Apprentice Actor Training Program
$10,000 in FY2022 for Community Engagement Theatre Project
$10,000 in FY2023 for Shakespeare for Young People Classes

Land Stewardship Project

$8,300 in FY2011 for Look Who’s Knockin’ on Grandma’s Door

Mid West Music Fest

$10,000 in FY2014 for Developing Minnesota Musicians through a Community-Supported Music Festival
$10,000 in FY2015 for Sounds Like School
$10,000 in FY2018 for Festival Production Assistance
$10,000 in FY2020 for Minnesota Music Talent for MWMF
$6,000 in FY2021 for MWMF Minnesota Programming
$10,000 in FY2022 for MWMF Programming 2022
$10,000 in FY2023 for Music Festival Expenses 2023

Minnesota Marine Art Museum

$39,990 in FY2011 for Regional Artist Community Engagement Initiative
$10,000 in FY2012 for Craig Blacklock’s Lake Superior
$6,855 in FY2013 for Youth Art Month Programming
$3,140 in FY2013 for Tri-State Invitational
$9,905 in FY2014 for New Photographs by Chris Faust
$9,405 in FY2016 for Two Prominent Minnesota Photographers
$9,850 in FY2017 for Minnesota Illustrated by Adam Turman
$10,000 in FY2018 for Water Portraits by Mary Solberg
$10,000 in FY2019 for Alex Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi
$10,000 in FY2020 for Gregory Euclide: Observation Infiltration
$6,000 in FY2021 for David Bowen: The Journey
$10,000 in FY2022 for Sonja Peterson: What the Trade Winds Brought
$10,000 in FY2023 for Water Music: Driftless

Project FINE

$10,000 in FY2012 for Cultural Art and Ancestry
$10,000 in FY2013 for Cultural Art and Ancestry
$10,000 in FY2014 for Hearing the Voices of Refugees and Immigrants
$9,775 in FY2015 for Exploring Hmong Art and Culture
$9,910 in FY2016 for African Percussion and Drum Circle
$9,880 in FY2017 for Hearing the Voices: Digital Edition
$4,940 for Cultural Arts & Ancestry

River Arts Alliance

$10,000 in FY2015 for HBC Fence Project
$10,000 in FY2017 for HBC History of Communications Fence Project
$9,000 in FY2018 for Family Art Day 2018
$10,000 in FY2023 for Family Art Day 2023

Saint Mary’s University of MN –
Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts

$7,095 in FY2020 for Creative Aging
$10,000 in FY2023 for Celebrating 50 Years of Artistry & Community

Saint Mary’s University of MN – Performance Center

$6,500 in FY2016 for Community Engagement Programs
$10,000 in FY2018 for Arab-American Artists Series
$10,000 in FY2019 for Page Series Community Programs
$10,000 in FY2020 for Page Series Educational Programs

Sandbar Storytelling Festival

$10,000 in FY2022 for 2022 Festival
$10,000 in FY2023 for 2023 Festival

SEED Performance Art

$10,000 in FY2012 for The Experiment Performance Series

Theatre du Mississippi

$10,000 in FY2016 for 2015-2016 Programming Season
$10,000 in FY2017 for 2017 Theatrical Productions
$10,000 in FY2018 for 2018 Productions
$10,000 in FY2022 for Mystery at the Lodge
$10,000 in FY2023 for 25th Anniversary Season

Winona Area Public Schools

$8,330 in FY2011 to expand artist residency programs
$6,000 in FY2014 for Winona Senior High Film Making Project

Winona Art Center

$4,145 in FY2021 for Art in the Time of Covid

Winona County Historical Society

$49,350 for The Art of Fine Furniture ($9,215 FY2014, $7,180 FY2015, $8,015 FY2016, $9,170 FY2017, $8,110 FY2018, $7,660 FY2019)

Winona Dakota Unity Alliance

$50,000 for Great Dakota Gathering and Wacipi ($10,000 each FY2013, FY2014, FY2015, FY2017, FY2019)

Winona International Friendship Association

$10,000 in FY2020 for Kashubian Capital Centennial Celebration

Winona ORC Industries

$5,000 in FY2023 for Showing Off Our Colors

Winona State University – Art Collection

$4,800 in FY2020 for Contextualizing the John Socha Mural

Winona State University – Arts Administration

$3,505 in FY2012 for Summer Shakespeare Symposiums
$4,000 in FY2016 for Guest Artist Charles Lazarus at Spring Music Gala

Winona Symphony Orchestra

$7,000 in FY2017 for Children’s Concert for Winona Area 3rd and 4th Graders
$10,000 in FY2018 for 2018 Children’s Concert for 3rd and 4th Graders
$10,000 in FY2019 for Winona Area Children’s Concerts
$6,000 in FY2021 for Children’s Concert/Music in the Schools Program
$10,000 in FY2022 for Music in the Schools/Community Expansion
$10,000 in FY2023 for Libby Larsen commission, premier and recording