Nonprofits And The Arts

Volunteers of America-Minnesota

Major MN Nonprofit Cuts Jobs Due To Revenue Shortfall

Volunteers of America-Minnesota, one of the state’s largest nonprofits, said the government shutdown and sequester are largely responsible for lower revenue.

January 07, 2014

Minnesota Orchestra musicians

Debate Over Orchestra Hall Lease Continues

The group Save Our Symphony is urging the city to end its lease with Minnesota Orchestra management; orchestra leaders, however, say they provided sufficient financial information and are in compliance with the lease’s terms.

January 02, 2014

The Land of Dreams, by Vidar Sundstøl

U Of M Press Finds Success With Norwegian Mystery

The Land of Dreams is the first book in Vidar Sundstøl’s “Minnesota Trilogy,” and it became the University of Minnesota Press’ biggest seller of 2013.

January 02, 2014

Sarah Lutman

Like Everything Else, The Minimum Wage Debate Is Complicated

How will proposals to raise Minnesota’s minimum wage affect the nonprofit sector?

December 23, 2013


Pollen Leaders Discuss OTA Merger, Bush Funding

Locally based digital-networking site Pollen merged with South Dakota-based OTA, and it has received a commitment of up to $3 million in funding over three years.

December 12, 2013

In a year without concerts, Minnesota Orchestra loses $1 million

The Minnesota Orchestral Association reported another operating deficit for the fiscal year. The Star Tribune reports the association reported an operating deficit of nearly $1.1 million for the...

December 11, 2013

Guthrie Theater reports $438K deficit for 2012-13 season

The Guthrie Theater said it ended with a deficit of nearly $438,000 for its 2012-2013 season, the Pioneer Press reported. The Guthrie’s budget was $27 million for 2012-2013, about $2 million...

December 10, 2013

Minnesota toymaker's innovative product grabs national attention

A Minnesota-based toymaker is getting national media attention for his innovative idea, the Pioneer Press reports. Jeff Freeland Nelson’s YOXO product from his Play from Scratch toy company...

December 09, 2013

Minnesota Orchestra Association Offers 'Artistic' Report On Orchestra Hall Lease

Under terms of the Orchestra Hall lease, the Minnesota Orchestral Association is required to show how the facility is being used—and will be used—to promote the arts in Minneapolis.

December 05, 2013

SPCO musicians

St. Paul Orchestra Uses New Surplus To Pay Down Deficit

The organization ended its latest fiscal year with a surplus, which it will use to whittle down its accumulated deficit to $511,941.

December 04, 2013

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